temporary foreign workers

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 […]

Ottawa outlines plan for temporary foreign workers for farms and agri-food industries

Mar 17, 2021 | 11:21am

The federal government has announced a comprehensive plan to better protect foreign workers for Canadian food security. The special rules are for those working in agriculture and agri-food industries. Part of the solution includes a deferral for certain foreign workers in agriculture from the requirement to stay in government authorized accomodation on arrival. Temporary foreign […]