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Employer Compliance

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Why your company’s LMO application may become a public document

In the last few weeks, a case between HD Mining and the Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union has been brewing. The final results of this case will go a long way in determining who has the right to make representations to the government on Labour Market Opinion applications that may have been issued incorrectly. If the court decisions that … Continue reading

Will a new law targeting immigrant criminals target businesses as well?

Last week, the Immigration Minister introduced legislation designed to target foreign national criminals. My take on one of the key provisions of this proposed legislation – the part designed to limit the appeals of certain foreign criminals – can be found in my Winnipeg Free Press op-ed here:http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/removing-non-canadian-criminals-fair-policy-160647805.html What has not really been reported about … Continue reading

How the fight against human trafficking could effect all businesses that hire foriegn workers

Last week, the federal government announced these new measures to fight human trafficking: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/prg/le/ht-tp-eng.aspx. This is a welcome announcement that will help protect vulnerable children and adults from sexual exploitation and labour exploitation. In many cases, exploited individuals are temporary foreign workers who are victims of criminal gangs or individuals. While the announcement of these new measures is … Continue reading