New Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act, B.C.

Bill 48, the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act, B.C. (the “Act”) has received royal assent.  While these provisions will not come into effect until the government issues additional regulations, recruiters and employers of temporary foreign workers will need to become familiar with these changes. The intention of the Act is to provide greater protection to temporary foreign workers.  It will require individual foreign worker recruiters to be licensed, and prospective employers of temporary foreign workers to hold a certificate of
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