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What Might Brexit Mean For Employment Law And Access To Skills?
This guide will help you understand what has and hasn't been decided on immigration and what the government's current position is on UK employment law.
European Union
10 Sep 2018
Extension Of BC PNP Tech Pilot Program
Companies in the tech and innovation industries on Canada's West Coast will continue to benefit from the British Columbia (BC) Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Tech Pilot program for an additional year, to June 2019.
2 Aug 2018
New Opportunity For Permanent Residency In Alberta
The AOS is also open to international post-secondary graduates who have graduated from an approved Alberta post-secondary institution and who hold a valid post-grad work permit.
29 Jun 2018
Global Skills Strategy Update: Expansion Of The GTS Occupations List
The Global Skills Strategy (GSS) is a pilot project launched by IRCC in June 2017. The program is designed to give Canadian employers quicker access to highly qualified global talent.
29 Jun 2018
Canadian Biometrics Expansion For Foreign Nationals
Biometrics are unique physical characteristics including fingerprints and facial features. The Canadian government uses biometrics to verify a person's identity.
30 May 2018
Hired Or Planning To Hire A Foreign Worker? You May Have Work To Do
Employees who work or are seeking work in Ontario pursuant to an immigration or foreign temporary employee program (also known as a "foreign nationals") are protected by the EPFNA...
24 Jan 2018
Employment Essentials: June 2017's Top 5
Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equalities experts bring you the latest top five employment law developments that may affect your business - what they are, and what you can do about them.
13 Jul 2017
Tea, Maple Syrup And Taxes
Canada is one of the preferred locations for emigrating UK residents.
22 Jun 2017
The "Trump Effect" On Corporate Immigration: Challenges And Opportunities For Canadian Businesses
Given the importance of the U.S. market, Canadian businesses need to be able to send key personnel to the United States to support business activities.
20 Apr 2017
The U.S. Travel Ban And Its Potential Effect On Canadian Businesses
Over the first few months of the Trump presidency, there has been a lot of coverage of the Executive Orders relating to immigration matters and, specifically, the attempts to put a temporary entry ban on citizens of several countries.
13 Apr 2017
Trade And Migration - Inseparable Twins?
Migration has been front page news both in the US and UK in recent months and should remain prominent in forthcoming elections in other EU Member States.
15 Feb 2017
Trump At Work — Week One
In a pre-inaugural piece on the new Trump administration, we examined how the new president's promises (and those of the GOP majority in Congress) might affect U.S. business...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Employment Law 2016 Review: Another Year Over...
A year of two halves. We merrily began the year with David Cameron as prime minister expecting the employment law year to be dominated by the rallying cry of trade unions opposed to the passing...
20 Dec 2016
Guide To Doing Business In Canada: Immigration & Work Permit Considerations
This requirement may delay the application process, as a work permit applicant who needs an immigration medical must usually apply through a visa office outside of Canada.
2 Nov 2016
Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Requirement Mandatory As Of November 10, 2016
We have previously provided details on the new eTA system that Canada has introduced.
29 Sep 2016
Brexit - A Leap Into The Unknown - Considerations For Wealthy International Individuals And Their Families
Over the days that have followed, the position has become increasingly uncertain with upheaval in the markets, the resignation of the Prime Minister, David Cameron, and departure of many of the opposition MPs.
European Union
8 Jul 2016
The Right To Rent
Following a pilot scheme run in the West Midlands from 2014 which launched measures under the Immigration Act 2014 the new law now applies to all private landlords across England granting tenancies on or after 1 February 2016.
28 Jun 2016
The ABCs Of ETAs: New Entry Requirement For Visa-Exempt Travellers To Canada
Canada has introduced an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) regime which will become mandatory on March 15, 2016. It will affect most visa-exempt foreign nationals who want to fly into Canada.
3 Feb 2016
Employer Update: CIC's New Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime Will Be Effective Dec. 1, 2015 — Are You Ready?
Employers of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada will be facing a new regime of administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) when new IRPA regulations come into effect Dec. 1, 2015.
20 Nov 2015
Update: Employer Portal For LMIA-Exempt Work Permits Must Be Used As Of October 26, 2015
As previously reported, Immigration Canada (CIC) has introduced an Employer Portal, which came online as of October 26, 2015.
4 Nov 2015
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