The Jon McComb Show
Sep 23, 7:38 AM
The Nuts and Bolts of Hiring Foreign Talent
More than one million job openings are expected in British Columbia in this decade, while the growth in demand for workers is projected to quickly outpace supply. In this tight labour market, hiring foreign talent seems the way to go. But with recent reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. businesses in B.C. are having a tough time filling their skilled worker gap. Join Vancouver immigration lawyer Saba Naqvi for her segment on the new rules for hiring a foreign national, and how businesses can still tap into labour markets outside Canada for their recruitment purposes. For more information, check out the resources below and take a look at Saba’s profile.
The objective of recent reforms is to provide greater transparency and to safeguard the “Canadians first” policy, ensuring that Canadians receive priority in filling the labour market. With the new Labour Market Impact Assessment (“LMIA”), previously referred to as “Labour Market Opinions” or “LMOs”, comes a new process with onerous and daunting requirements. Here is an overview of the most significant changes.