LMO Q&A: Employer Doesn’t Have Business License OPS/BE-004

Meurrens LawImmigration Trends

During a consultation last month, a foreign worker and an employer told me that the employer was interested in obtaining a Labour Market Opinion to continue employing the foreign worker.  The employer, however, did not have a business license, and for various reasons refused to obtain one.  The employer wanted to know whether Service Canada … Read More

LMO Q&A: Discrimination to obtain a Labour Market Opinion OPS/BE-003

Meurrens LawLabour Market Impact Assessments, Work Permits

When reviewing internal Service Canada correspondence, I came across this interesting exchange between a Service Canada officer and a Business Expertise Consultant (“BEC”).  The issue involves a Labour Market Opinion application where a daycare employer told a Service Canada officer that she did not hire a qualified Canadian candidate because he was a male.  The … Read More