I am an internationally trained physician from Bangladesh. Like many internationally trained doctors, I could not get a job in my field and am currently working as a pharmacy technician in Toronto. While my situation is not ideal, I quickly realized that people around me have it lot worse. This is my story of how I mobilized people in my community who were stuck in low wage jobs to successfully convince their employers (two medium sized companies) to introduce fair wages and benefits. Continue reading Promoting Fair Wages: A Community Action Leader in Action
Access Alliance warmly invites contributions to our new blog series called Immigrants as Nation Builders which is going to be hosted as a special blog series on Newcomerhealthmatters.com. This special blog post series will feature everyday examples of how immigrants are transforming Canada, within and through the opportunities and adversities they face.