Employers in Canada who uses the temporary overseas employee program (TSWP) program has been asked to note modifications regarding employment offers in streams for low and high wage positions, after changes were made to needs in both streams this April.
This TSWP permits employers in Canada to recruit overseas citizens to fill shortage of labor in Canada, while making sure that the permanent residents and citizens has the initial chance to apply for open employment positions.
The normal hourly wages by territory or province has been updated with the latest wage needs that would come into force from 29th April 2016. The yearly rate of unemployment by economic regions has also been updated with the rates that has already came on 1st April.
Employers are needed to utilize hourly wages by province or territory for knowing which TSWP need they need to meet. The wage that is offered with the location of job would specify if the employer requirements to apply for LMIA under low and high wage jobs, each of that has got their own needs.
Employers who offers wage to temporary overseas employee that is:
Lower than the territorial or provincial hourly wage would subject towards all of needs of stream for low wage jobs.
At or greater than the territorial or provincial hourly wages would be subject to all of needs of streams for increased wage jobs.
From 29th April 2016, the latest hourly wages by territory or province would require to be utilized by employers for specifying if the position is high or low wage.