Labour Market Impact Assessments- Prevailing Wage

Meurrens LawLabour Market Impact Assessments

In order to obtain a positive Labour Market Impact Assessments, an employer must commit to paying a prospective foreign worker at least the prevailing wage for an occupation in a geographic area.  The prevailing wage is set by Employment and Skills Development Canada (“ESDC“)/Service Canada.  It is a very strict requirement, and Service Canada officers … Read More

Low Salaries and the Canadian Experience Class

Meurrens LawSkilled Immigration (Express Entry, CEC, FSWC, Etc.)

Many applicants often ask whether low salaries can result in Canadian Experience Class refusals. Qin v. Canada The leading case on the issue of whether low salaries can result in Canadian Experience Class (“CEC“) refusals is Qin v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration Canada), 2013 FCA 263.  There, the Federal Court certified a question regarding whether … Read More