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Mixed bag of amendments to the NB Employment Standards Act
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

Several changes to the New Brunswick Employment Standards Act became effective on September 1, 2014. Three of these changes created new employee


Recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 28 2014

On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced a series of reforms to overhaul the Temporary Foreign Worker Program ("TFWP"). These reforms


10 things employers need to know about employing temporary foreign workers
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 3 2014

These days, Canada's Temporary For- eign Worker Program ("TFWP") is more top of mind than ever for Canadian employers. This is in part because of the


10 things employers need to know about employing temporary foreign workers
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 19 2013

What will happen at your workplace if a serious incident or fatality occurs? Will your managers know how to respond? Local Labour and Employment


Changes, changes and more changes: keeping up with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 19 2013

These days, Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program ("TFWP") is more top of mind than ever for Canadian employers. This is in part because of the


Who can employees bring with them?
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 19 2013

The willingness of foreign workers to accept employment in Canada is often influenced by the opportunities available for their family members


Labour Market Opinion exempt work permits: what your organization needs to know
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 19 2013

Normally, in order to hire a foreign worker, an employer must apply to Service Canada for positive Labour Market Opinion ("LMO") confirmation


Nova Scotia amends foreign worker rules to exempt some recruiters and employers from licensing and registration requirements
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • September 18 2013

On May 19, 2011, Nova Scotia's Labour Standards Code was amended to protect foreign workers from exploitation by recruiters and employers. These


New rules for foreign worker recruitment in NS come into effect on May 1, 2013
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • February 18 2013

As of May 1, 2013, individuals who recruit foreign workers for employment in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Division