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Current Faculty [Robert M. Russo]

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Houston Journal of International Law

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Unions, Temporary Workers, Foreign Workers, Farm Workers, United States, Canada


The use of temporary foreign migrant workers in the labor sector is part of a vibrant political and legal discussion in both the United States and Canada. Current reforms of temporary foreign worker programs in both countries call for an analysis of this workforce. This article focuses on documented temporary foreign workers performing agricultural labor in both countries. It is a comparative study of alleged violations of documented temporary foreign farm workers' rights relating to unionization in the United States and Canada.



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