Saturday, August 28, 2010

Professional Caregivers


Nannies, foreign workers face new rules

A CBC.ca article reports that the federal government is tightening the regulations affecting live-in caregivers and temporary foreign workers, as well as the people who hire them.


Employers who fail to meet their commitments to workers with respect to wages and working conditions will face a two-year prohibition on hiring foreign workers.
'The government is taking action to protect temporary foreign workers, including live-in caregivers, from potential abuse and exploitation.'— Jason Kenney, immigration minister
There will also be a four-year limit on the amount of time a foreign worker can be employed in Canada. Once that limit is reached, the workers must return home and wait four years before they can work in Canada again.


Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2010/08/19/con-nanny-regulations.html?ref=rss#ixzz0xuKd5Om6

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