Company plans to sue City of Port Alberni following allegations surrounding migrant workers

By Kendall Hanson
Chek News
July 6, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

The company facing allegations of inhumane living conditions of its temporary foreign workers in Port Alberni is planning to sue the city. The San Group sent its letter of intention Friday afternoon. The San Group says its reputation has been damaged by the actions of the city, including its mayor and chief administrative officer. The company has released surveillance videos of a surprise inspection of one of its Port Alberni properties late Thursday night by the fire department, escorted by police. The company call it unauthorized, illegal and it’s angry it happened without one of it’s staff present. …The company has provided a fire order issued by the Port Alberni Fire Department in September 2022.  The letter orders that no structures at the property “be utilized as sleeping quarters for any person effective immediately.”

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