Migrant worker advocates request IACHR hearing into the violation of TFW labour rights

PRNewswire, February 21, 2014

Migrant workers rights organizations have presented a request for a Thematic Hearing at the 150 regular session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The hearing is being called to highlight the responsibility of states of origin in the violation of temporary workers’ labour rights, specifically during the process of selection, recruitment, hiring, monitoring and return, when traveling to the U.S. or Canada on temporary work visas.