Vancouver, BC – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. issued the following statement in response to the treatment of Temporary Foreign Workers:
“S.U.C.C.E.S.S. values an equitable and just society where all people are treated with fairness and respect – behaviour that is exclusionary, prejudicial or demonstrates bias based on race, religion, gender or sexual orientation is unacceptable and should not be tolerated.
All individuals who are eligible to work in Canada should be treated equitably and fairly by employers. Employees should not experience mistreatment in the workplace and any mistreatment should not be condoned.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. upholds the value that all residents in Canada, irrespective of their temporary or permanent status, should be provided with, and have access to, complete and transparent information regarding their workplace and other rights and responsibilities in Canada.”
Established in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest social service agencies in British Columbia. It is a charitable organization providing services in settlement, language training, employment, family and youth counselling, business and economic development, health care, housing and community development. For more details, please visit:www.success.bc.ca