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CERC Pacific Region Breakfast: The New Realties of Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers
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The CERC Pacific Region invites you to join us for a detailed review of the recently announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

When: 23/07/2014
8:30 AM
Where: Deloitte Office, The Lions Room
2800 - 1055 Dunsmuir Street
28th floor
Vancouver, British Columbia 
Presenter: Catherine Sas, Miller Thompson LLP, Stephen Cryne, CERC

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This complex set of reforms, the most significant changes to the program in decades, come with new streams of entry and program administration; new compliance obligations for employers; increased fines and penalties and; onerous requirements to develop Employer Transition Plans.  
The Temporary Foreign Worker Program has been re-organized into two distinct programs. The Labour Market Impact (LMIA)program and International Mobility Program. Managing these new programs will require a complete overhaul of your existing strategies for hiring foreign workers and managing intra-company transfers
Attend this session to gain further insights into the new programs, your responsibilities for maintaining records and potential penalties and fines for failing to comply  .
·         Examine how the changes will impact your hiring practices
·         Understand how the new expedited Labour Market Impact Assessment stream can be accessed when recruiting high wage workers
·         The measures you need to ensure compliance and avoid stiff new penalties
·         New Management strategies for the International Mobility Program
·         New rules for Intra-Company Transfers
·         Developing Employer Transition Plans
·         The impact of the Express Entry Program (coming January 2015)

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