LOADING...

CLICK HERE to Register your Business with Us

final 01
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Given New Salary Measures

Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Given New Salary Standards

An ongoing battle over labor shortages continues in Canada, and one of the primary tactics to tackle this issue is to update immigration policies that align with the country’s requirements. One such major change was implemented in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) by introducing new salary standards. All employers must ensure that they meet the new salary requirements when providing their Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). This change came into effect on January 1, 2024.





 

EQB2OYjVUAEWiPR

Subscribe to Visa & Immigration News

Want the latest and greatest from our blog straight to your inbox? Chuck us your details and get a sweet weekly email.

 

** Check your eligibility to Canada with V&I Canada CRS Points Calculator for free.

Exemptions For LMIA

However, an LMIA is not always required when hiring foreign temporary workers. According to the last amendment, which came into effect on December 15, 2022, certain categories are exempt. These categories include those that fall under federal-provincial or international agreements as well as situations considered to be in Canada’s best interest.

Varying Salaries On Occupations

According to the data from Canada’s Job Bank, there seems to be a substantial amount of variation in the average hourly pay in different occupations. Here are a few examples of hourly wages for various occupations:

– Software Engineers: CAD $51.64
– Registered Nurses: CAD $40.39
– Cooks: CAD $16

It is clearly evident from these figures that Canada’s job market has a diverse range of incomes.

** Willing to migrate to Canada? V&I will guide you in step by step process.

Immigration Drives The Economy

Labor shortages have hit the economy hard, and according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), a potential loss of up to $38 billion is estimated for Canadian businesses. In order to tackle this labour shortage and boost the economy, the Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) has highlighted immigration as a source of importance.

** Want to work in Canada? V&I is here to help you.

970 × 90 px 1

Safeguarding The Rights of Temporary Foreign Workers

Canada is dedicated to delivering the same protection as Canadian citizens and permanent residents to temporary foreign workers. This commitment of Canada is showcased through their acknowledgement of foreign qualifications and helping immigrants find fitting employment.





 

These new changes from Canada further strengthen their commitment to being a welcoming and safe destination for skilled workers arriving worldwide.

For more updates on Canadian immigration, sign up for our newsletter today.

Share:

Related Posts

One thought on “Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Given New Salary Standards

Hymavathisays:

I need a job in Canada

Reply

Leave a Comment

Stay in the loop and never miss a beat - subscribe to our newsletter now!

ADVERTISEMENT

FOLLOW US

11.2K Members

Join Our Group

3,324 Likes

Follow on Facebook

504 Followers

Follow on Twitter

437 Followers

Follow on LinkedIn

350K+ Subscribers

Subscribe on Youtube

5,497 Followers

Follow on Instagram

MOST RECENT

Have a Question?

Let us know about your queries by leaving us a message.