Food Systems Lens on the Minister of Labour’s Mandate Letter

Find here the Minister of Labour (Seamus O’Regan)’s mandate letter.

Food system priorities within this mandate include:

• Advance amendments to the Canada Labour Code to provide 10 paid days of sick leave for all federally regulated workers.

•  Work with federally regulated employers and labour groups, and with provincial and territorial counterparts, to make workplaces fairer and safer for everyone across the country.

• Lead efforts to eradicate forced labour from Canadian supply chains.