temporary foreign workers program
The foreign workers we hire are not just low-skilled employees who work for minimum wage. They are the driving force behind our organization. It is these very same foreign workers who actually create the opportunity for many Canadian employees to find and keep jobs.
The B.C. company that sought a "probably Caucasian" candidate in a recent job posting has updated the online ad with an apology
The Alberta Federation of Labour is calling out a job contractor for backing out on its promise to rehire workers from an
The federal government announced recently that they would be conducting more stringent and warrantless inspections of workplaces in order to crack down on human rights abuses and illegal practices. This news comes after years of scathing criticism of the human rights abuses within the Temporary Foreign Worker program.
Alberta recently announced on June 20, 2013, that temporary foreign workers who have been employed within Canada for a minimum of two years are eligible to self-nominate themselves for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.
The mere fact that the media has zeroed in on Tagalog as the fastest growing immigrant language, and the public's surprise of this so-called linguistic phenomenon, is telling of the social insignificance of Canada's third largest ethnic group. Sure, Filipinos are common props in fast-food restaurants, hotels and homes, but their lack of political and economic weight renders them invisible despite their large presence and 24/7 work cycles.