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Farm Workers Rights and Responsibilities

Monday April 25, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue: Online

Online via Zoom - link will be sent to registrants

Members: Free Register
Standard: Free Register

The 2022 Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program is FREE for everyone! This program is a project of Employment Ontario and is funded in part by the Canadian Government and the Ontario Government, and is a collaboration between the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, EFAOEverdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario.


*Funding stipulations require participants to fill out a pdf registration form, which you will receive upon registration for this event. Data will be collected and handled by Ignatius Jesuit Centre and the NFU -O and will be treated as confidential and only shared with the funding agency.

Neither EFAO nor Everdale will view, handle or store any of the information in this form.


Farm Workers Rights and Responsibilities


Did you know that farm worker rights differ from general employee rights? Many new farm workers are uninformed about their rights and responsibilities.


This webinar will clarify the different rights and responsibilities relating to working on Ontario farms.


Speaker: David Thompson, Farm Labour Project Coordinator for the National Farmers Union – Ontario