Temporary Foreign Workers Program

Pilot program seeks to reward companies that better protect temporary foreign workers

Aug 9, 2023 | 4:03pm

Ottawa introduced a new three-year pilot program Tuesday that would incentivize employers to follow worker-protection rules by making it easier for them to hire temporary foreign workers. Under the “recognized employer pilot” program, companies with a good track record would only need to prove that they require temporary foreign workers every three years, instead of every 18 months. The employer’s trusted status […]

APAS President wants federal government and PSAC to reach an agreement quickly

Apr 25, 2023 | 3:35pm

Viterra port facilities in Vancouver and Montreal are the sites of picket lines set up, as the Public Sectors Alliance of Canada strike is in its 7th day. President of the Agricultural Union within PSAC, Milton Dyck, says about 80 people were on the line in Vancouver in support of striking Canadian Grain Commission employees. […]