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  • Revisions to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

    Recent controversy over one of Canada’s largest banks’ inappropriate use of the temporary foreign worker program is having further fallout. Yesterday, Canada’s  Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism yesterday announced the following immediate and future modifications to the program: Immediate removal of previously implemented provisions allowing wage flexibility, thereby requiring […]

    Date Posted: April 30, 2013 Posted In: Labour Market Opinion
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  • Changes to Labour Market Opinion Wage Requirements

    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) has introduced improvements to the Foreign Worker Program that removes some of the previous rigidity concerning wage requirements of foreign worker applications. Historically, employers seeking the admission of a foreign worker via a Labour Market Opinion were required to pay a prevailing wage, which represents the average wage […]

    Date Posted: May 24, 2012 Posted In: Labour Market Opinion
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