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New foreign farm worker rules to boost employer responsibilities

posted Feb 15, 2011, 3:21 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Feb 15, 2011, 3:23 PM ]
Feb 11, 2011 6:00 PM 
By: Manjit Singh
Whether your farm or company currently employs temporary foreign workers (TFW) or may do so in the future, you will need to be aware of the new Temporary Foreign Worker Program regulations that will come into force on April 1.

New TFW regulations

Further to amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), made pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, for the first time in Canada, employers of TFWs will be held responsible for not only their own non-compliance thereto, but also the non-compliance of their TFW employees as well.

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