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Are you a Foreign Worker Who Has Been Terminated? What You Need to Know

Temporary foreign workers are not immune to being terminated from their employment in the time of COVID-19. Below we discuss some key considerations if you are a temporary foreign worker…

Implied Status, SIN Numbers, & Avoiding Termination

COVID-19, the challenges to the economy, and the associated travel restrictions have brought into focus the intersection between employment and immigration laws. The following is intended to demystify some of…

Maintaining Food Security in COVID-19: Employers & the Agricultural Industry

The Canadian agricultural and food industry relies heavily on foreign labour to ensure the country has a reliable domestic supply of foodstuffs. Specifically, foreign workers have for decades supported Canada’s…

New COVID-19 Management Obligations for Employers of Foreign Workers

While the Government of Canada recognizes the importance of temporary foreign workers to the Canadian labour market, they also recognize that managing COVID-19 (a virus that knows no borders), requires…

TOP 3 THINGS EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EMPLOYING FOREIGN WORKERS DURING COVID-19

The Government of Canada is controlling the entry of foreign workers to Canada to control the spread of COVID-19. The details of these restrictions are important because they have a…

Top 4 Things To Know About Employee Travel to Canada During COVID-19

The Government of Canada is working closely with partners in Canada and globally to respond to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. This includes exerting strict control over the…

Top 3 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting Foreign Workers & Their Employers

Whether you are a foreign worker or an employer of foreign nationals, we know that COVID-19 is having a direct impact on you. This is because concerns about the spread…

New Open Work Permit to Combat Employee Abuse in the Workplace

The number of foreign workers in Canada has grown exponentially over the past decade.  While the influx of skills that foreign workers bring has greatly benefitted the country, like any…

Termination of Employment and Foreign Workers

It is hardly news that Canada has one of the most diverse populations in the world.  A large part of the reason for this is the diversity of programs aimed…