Service of lament for Pacific Island seasonal workers

Service of lament for Pacific Island seasonal workers

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Date/Time
24 Mar 2018
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location
Griffith Uniting Church Hall

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Invited guests include all Pacific Island Nation faith leaders and congregations from all Christian denominations in the Riverina. Program:

  •  A prayer service for the Pacific Islanders who have passed away or been injured while working in Australia as seasonal workers.
  •  A presentation from the Salvation Army on:
    o how to identify criminal exploitation;
    o the rights of farm workers to remedy for injuries from workplace accidents;
    o the rights of farm workers to remedy underpayments and stolen wages;
    o access and pathways to justice for victims of exploitation.
  • Individual confidential case assessment.

As faiths united to end modern slavery, it is a Christian duty to raise our voices for justice for those who are suffering.

Dinner provided.

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