Dentons

International Top 30 position: 4

ESDC minister Jason Kenny announces moratorium on Food Services Sector’s access to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Due to recent media coverage of allegations that certain fast-food restaurants have been misusing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, on 24 April 2014 minister Jason Kenny announced an immediate moratorium on the Food Services Sector’s access to the programme. Therefore, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will not process any new or pending LMO applications related to the Food Services Sector. Any unfilled positions related to a previously approved LMO will be suspended. This moratorium will remain in effect until the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has been reviewed.

Kenny further announced that abuse of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program will not be tolerated and allegations against employers will continue to be investigated and any employer found to have violated the rules of the programme will face serious consequences…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Dentons briefing.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in

Register

It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer

 

Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.

 

Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.

 

Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from Dentons

View more briefings from Dentons

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

1 Fleet Place
London
EC4M 7RA
UK
http://www.dentons.com/

Turnover (€m): 209.5
Lawyers: 760
Partners: 183
Jurisdiction: Europe

Jobs