Possible further crackdown on embattled foreign worker program

The federal government is considering further crackdown measures on its embattled temporary foreign worker program.

The Canadian Press has learned that at a meeting of stakeholders today, government officials said they're considering implementing a so-called wage floor.

It would essentially mean that no temporary foreign workers could be paid beneath a set amount.

That would make it more difficult for companies like fast-food restaurants to access the program.

Stakeholders say there could also be higher fees for companies seeking temporary foreign workers.


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  1. valerie hoy posted on 05/16/2014 09:04 AM
    PAY ALL PEOPLE EQUAL WAGES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ENOUGH of paying foreign workers less............................if fact THEY WORK HARDER THAN CANADIANS!!!
  2. Herry posted on 05/16/2014 09:29 AM
    POS Kenny serves no purpose whatsoever and he should do the country a big favour and jump off a tall building !!!! The sooner the better !
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