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LMO Suspension for the food services sector
We are receiving many inquiries regarding the government’s recent decision to suspend LMO’s for the food services sector. We cannot answer all the inquiries individually. To answer the most common questions:
(1) Yes we are currently involved in litigation with Employment and Social Development Canada regarding issues related to the suspension of LMOs in the food services sector. We cannot comment on the specifics of any case.
(2) The NOC Codes affected as far as we know are listed below and does extend beyond fast food restaurants.
(3) We cannot know how long this suspension will be in place.
(4) Yes legal action may be an option if appropriate depending upon your individual circumstances.
List of all Sales and Services Occupations (Skill type 6 based on NOC-2006)
|6641||Food Counter Attendants, Kitchen Helpers and Related Occupations|
|0631||Restaurant and Food Service Managers|
|6212||Food Service Supervisors|
|6453||Food and Beverage Servers|
|0611||Sales, Marketing and Advertising Managers|
|0621||Retail Trade Manager|
|0632||Accommodation Service Managers|
|0651||Other Services Managers|
|6211||Retail Trade Supervisors|
|6214||Dry Cleaning and Laundry Supervisors|
|6216||Other Service Supervisors|
|6221||Technical Sales Specialists – Wholesale Trade|
|6251||Butchers, Meat Cutters and Fishmongers – Retail and Wholesale|
|6411||Sales Representatives – Wholesale Trade (Non-Technical)|
|6421||Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks|
|6451||Maîtres d’hôtel and Hosts/Hostesses|
|6484||Other Personal Service Occupations|
|6622||Grocery Clerks and Store Shelf Stockers|
|6623||Other Elemental Sales Occupations|
|6651||Security Guards and Related Occupations|
|6661||Light Duty Cleaners|
|6663||Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents|
|6681||Dry Cleaning and Laundry Occupations|
|6682||Ironing, Pressing and Finishing Occupations|
|6683||Other Elemental Service Occupations|
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