Manny Lacson

LacsonInterviewee: Manny Lacson
Year: 2005
Location: Brooks
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Index: Immigrating from Philippines to Canada in 1995; Trained as electronics technician – credentials not acknowledged so unable to work in that field; Worked at Lakeside Packers on kill floor; Injured on the job; Negotiations with Lakeside; Government intervention July 2005; Union accepts Direct Inquiry Board, Tyson Foods rejects; Lakeside dirty tactics – rumours immigration would harass strikers; Discrimination in plant; Dreams of a better Canada