Canada Keeps Temporary Foreign Workers in the Country by Lengthening the Validity Period of work Permits.
Candidates from the High-Wage and Global Talent Stream, which is run via Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), can now work in Canada for three years instead of two to assist businesses caught in labor scarcity bind. In addition, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) doubled the validity of a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from 9 to 18 months. Moreover, all businesses will be able to hire up to 20 percent of their workforce through the low-wage TFWP channel until further notice.
Temporary Foreign Worker Program- (TFWP)
The temporary Foreign Worker Program allows Canadian employers to hire foreign nationals with a Canadian visa to work temporarily in Canada. It is to fill up the shortages in Canada’s labor force. This Canadian work permit cooperates with Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC). Canadian employers can recruit foreign nationals through the below streams:
- Foreign Agricultural workers
- High wage workers
- Low wage workers
- Global Talent Stream
- Foreign academics
- In-home caregivers.
The main features of TFWP are Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) approval from the Canadian government if it wants to assign foreign nationals. After getting the Labor Market Impact Assessment approval, the employer can hire foreign nationals, enabling them to apply for a Canadian work permit visa or permanent residence.
To get more details about how Canada keeps temporary foreign workers in the country by lengthening the validity period of work permits, we recommend discussing it with our award-winning Immigration Specialist at Gunness and Associates
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