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FAY FARADAY

social justice LAWYER

Fay Faraday is a nationally recognized social justice lawyer, strategic adviser, policy consultant and academic whose work focuses on labour, human rights, and constitutional law.  Representing unions, community organizations and coalitions, she has litigated numerous leading cases at the Supreme Court of Canada. She also works collaboratively with community groups and coalitions to provide strategic and policy advice on human rights, constitutional and labour issues.  Since 1990, Fay has worked with and advocated for the rights of transnational migrant workers.  As a Metcalf Foundation Innovation Fellow, Fay has written three landmark reports addressing migrant worker rights, most recently Canada’s Choice:  Decent Work or Entrenched Exploitation for Canada’s Migrant Workers (2016).  Fay is also a Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and holds the Packer Visiting Chair in Social Justice at York University.