May 1, 2014
Sindura Dar Quoted In Cba Practicelink Article Regarding The Temporary Foreign Worker Program
These are the times that try lawyers’ souls. In late April — stung by a series of scandals — Employment Minister Jason Kenney staggered the legal community by imposing a blanket moratorium on the food service industry’s access to the Temporary Foreign Worker program.
Since then, Kenney has been promising root-and-branch reform of the TFW program — actually an umbrella term for a group of programs that allow companies to import temporary labour, ranging from highly-skilled specialists and live-in caregivers to low-skill, low-wage service industry workers in labour markets where such jobs are going begging.