First cases of suspended and revoked LMOs listed on ESDC website
Employment and Skills Development Canada (ESDC) has suspended and revoked Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) for three employers.
New fines announced for non-compliant employers of foreign workers
The federal government introduced new legislation on 28 March 2014 paving the way for monetary penalties for employers who do not comply with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)
Elimination of the investor and entrepreneur programs and further foreign worker and student developments
The Canadian federal government unveiled the 2014 Economic Action Plan on 11 February 2014, signalling the country’s fiscal and policy direction for the upcoming year.
H-1B cap season has arrived
It’s that time of year again — the April 1 H-1B cap filing date is approaching. The following is some brief background on the H-1B cap...
US Department of Labor issues guidance on PERM audit and supervised recruitment triggers
In response to a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, on 31 January 2014 the US Department of Labor (DOL) released a copy of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) Audit Plan from March 2013.