The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) is a coalition of national migrant worker groups, grassroots organizations, unions, faith groups, activists and researchers that have come together to fight for justice and dignity for migrant workers.

Canada’s federal and provincial governments have failed to adequately address the gaps in immigration and labour policy that systematically discriminate and exploit migrant workers in Canada.

MWAC exists to challenge this failure by supporting migrant workers, and migrant worker led organizations; developing innovative policy solutions; training service providers and coordinating federal and provincial campaigns.

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Updates

  • Migrant workers left behind in 2017 Federal Budget - Joint Release from Migrant Workers Alliance for Change and Coalition for Migrant Workers MEDIA RELEASE Contact:     Sharmeen Khan – Migrant Workers Alliance for Change – 1-647-881-0440 Natalie Drolet – Executive Director, West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association – 1-604-669-6452 or 1-604-445-0661 March 24, 2017, Toronto — Migrant workers and advocates are angered that the 2017 ...read more
  • Join the Migrant Worker Contingent at IWD 2017, Toronto - IWD 2017: Migrant Workers Part of the Resistance! Part of the Fight! Join migrant workers and allies in the 2017 International Women’s Day March in Toronto  Meet at 12:45pm Saturday March 11, 2017 155 College Street (corner of McCaul and College) Look for the Migrant Worker IWD poster! RSVP on Facebook and share on Twitter! ...read more
  • Ensuring Migrant Worker Fairness - There hasn’t been a comprehensive change of labour laws in Ontario in over thirty years. So we have a once in a generation opportunity to improve rights for migrant workers. According to the interim report just released by the Ontario government’s special advisors the cumulative costs of labour law exemptions and special rules for minimum wage, ...read more