Industrial Relations Speaker Series
January 22, 2009
For more than a decade, Stan Raper has worked on behalf of both domestic and migrant agricultural workers in Canada. In 2002, he was named National Coordinator of the UFCW Canada Agricultural Workers Program, and in 2008 the National Coordinator of the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA). In addition, Stan has been an active participant in three groundbreaking UFCW Canada legal challenges regarding the constitutional right of agricultural workers to unionize, the right of Ontario farm workers to be covered under OHSA, and the right of migrant workers to be treated equitably under the federal EI system.