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Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act: MLA Lori Sigurdson

From the Nov 30, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land

Just over a week ago, the government introduced Bill 6, the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, which has generated a lot of discussion. To help clarify some concerns that have been raised, we’re speaking with Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour Minister Lori Sigurdson.

Interview with Minister Sigurdson (4:17 minutes) (1.96 Mb)

Public meetings are being held for those who want to learn more about or provide input into the proposed Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act. Meetings are December 1 in Red Deer, December 2 in Okotoks, December 3 in Lethbridge, December 4 in Medicine Hat, December 7 in Leduc, December 8 in Vegreville, December 9 in Olds, and December 14 in Athabasca. An online questionnaire is also available. For more information, go towww.work.alberta.ca/farmandranch.

And a reminder you can listen to Call of the Land and check out coming events on your mobile device using the Call of the Land App. It’s available for free from iTunes and the Google Play Store.

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