B.C. Human Rights Tribunal orders Khaira Enterprises Ltd. to pay 55 African tree planters more than $60,000

Khaira Enterprises LtdB.C. Human Rights Tribunal member Norman Trerise in a ruling released on Friday came to the conclusion that Khaira Enterprises Ltd. run by Khalid Mahmood Bajwa and Hardilpreet Singh Sidhu discriminated against African workers, stating, “There are open racial taunts and clear distinctions in the areas of payment of wages drawn along racial lines.”

Trerise ordered the company to pay each worker “$10,000 for injury to dignity and self-respect plus $1,000 per 30-day period worked or portion thereof between March 17, 2010 and June 17, 2010; and post-judgment interest.” You can read the full decision at: