TITLE

CUT TO THE BONE

AUTHOR(S)
Broadway, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Alberta Views;May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the history of the meatpacking workers of XL Food Inc. in Alberta. It mentions that Lakeside was bought by the U.S.-based beef industry lead Iowa Beef Processors Inc. (IBP) in the 1990s, which recruited temporary foreign workers after it faced short supply in labour. It also notes that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UCFW) was selected as a representative after workers won the right to unionize.
ACCESSION #
74255105

 

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