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July Bill: Immigrant Women

july bill: In order to help develop this legislation, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs is hearing from local residents and businesses in 10 communities across Ontario throughout July, according to CTV. Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, is a step in the right direction, especially for the under-privileged and immigrant women, said Dr. Part of the proposed bill includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as full-time workers, introducing paid sick days for every worker and stepping up enforcement of employment laws. Sudip Minhas, executive director of Windsor Women Working With Immigrant Women. Minhas says raising minimum wage will benefit this section the most since most immigrant women work in the minimum wage category. As various studies and anecdotal information has informed us, immigrant and racialized women have been at the lowest strata of Canadian employment hierarchy. ( As reported in the news.