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Description: Latin American workers who helped build a Vancouver rapid transit line have finally received the money awarded to them in a 2008 human rights ruling.

Source: Canadian Press/Globe and Mail

Date: 04/02/2013


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Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the reasons the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal gave for its decision.
Do you agree with its reasoning? Why or why not?
Why did it take so long for the workers to receive their settlements?
What was the employer’s argument against the award? Do you agree?
Do you think justice was done in this case? Discuss.

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