Employing Foreign Workers – Industry News

  Temporary foreign worker applications drop 74% since new reforms Applications for temporary foreign workers have dropped by┬áthree-quarters following the new rules introduced by the federal government in June, says Employment Minister Jason Kenney. “We announced a fundamental sweep of reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program earlier this year to ensure that it is…

Employing Foreign Workers – Industry News

  Canadians expose foreign worker ‘mess’ in oilsands Canadian tradesmen from a huge oilsands construction project are waving a red flag about safety hazards and near misses, which they blame on the use of foreign workers who aren’t qualified and can’t speak English. “When you bring in a bunch of workers who are unqualified to…