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HUMA - Jurisprudence on employer-tying policies

Date

2016

Authors

MigrantWorkersRights-Canada

Abstract

In addition to the employer‐tied work permit regimes, employment‐tied recognition of the right to unity with one’s child(ren)/spouse/partner, employer‐dependent access to permanent legal status (Provincial Nominee Programs) and employment‐dependent access to permanent legal status (Canadian/Quebec Experience Class Programs), the Canadian federal regulations and guidelines currently incorporate 25 employer‐tying policies compelling temporary foreign workers to remain with a specific employer.

Number of pages

10

Responsible institution

MigrantWorkersRights-Canada

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Economic sectors

General relevance - all sectors

Content types

Policy analysis and Documented cases of abuse

Target groups

Policymakers, Researchers, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English