LMO Requirements and Compliance for Companies that Hire Foreign Workers

(Below is a transcription of this video)

Hi, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of
VisaPlace.com. Today, I’m going to talk to you about LMO requirements in
terms of compliance for employers who hire foreign workers.

LMO Requirements and Compliance for Hiring Foreign Workers

Very soon, talk is, that the government will have the power to literally
come to businesses, to attend offices and businesses that hire foreign
workers and insure that the companies are compliant with the requirement
for hiring foreign workers.

Generally speaking, if a company wants to hire a foreign worker they have
to apply for what is called the LMO, a Labor Market Opinion, and make an
application to Service Canada. Service Canada either grants or denies the
application for the Labor Market Opinion. If it’s granted, that foreign
worker will then apply for a work permit.

So, if a foreign worker comes to Canada and works at a Canadian business,
that Canadian business must meet compliance requirements in terms of labor
conditions, wages, et cetera. Now, talk is that the government will have
the power to attend at a company, without a warrant, without warning, and
literally investigate whether or not the employer is compliant.

Let Us Help You With the Your LMO Requirements

So, it is more important than ever that employers who are interested in
hiring foreign workers, understand their obligations, what’s required of
them. As more details come we will be, obviously, reporting to you and
letting you know the specifics.

For now, be warned, that you have to follow the rules in terms of hiring
foreign workers. Thank you and have a great day.

Contact our experienced team today, and let us help you with your Canadian work visa applications.

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

  • adrian

    Hi, I have a temporary work permit and recently been layoff, so I have a company who wants to ask for a new LMO in B level as a printer machine operator witch its NOC 7381, that I have more than 20 years experience,
    my old work permit expires at 7-26-2015, and this company never try with LMO
    before,
    I would like to do this as son as posible, so can you tell how long takes all this process and the costs.

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