Crash in Hampstead raises concerns about conditions of migrant workers
A tragic crash that killed 11 people – including 10 migrant farm workers – in Hampstead, Ontario is raising concerns about labour rights and safety among migrant workers in Ontario.
The farmers who worked on a chicken farm were reportedly on their way from a farm at which they had spent their time inoculating thousands of chicken. As mobile workers, they moved from farm to farm doing various jobs. It is unclear if the workers were on their way to a job, or on their way home, at the time of the accident.
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