KPMG LLP Law Canada is hosting a Webinar entitled “Thinking Three Steps Ahead: Minimizing Employer Liabilities, Administrative Monetary Penalties, and Temporary Worker Sanctions,” on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 11:00am to 11:30am (EDT; GMT -5).
KPMG LLP Law Canada is hosting a Webinar entitled “Thinking Three Steps Ahead: Minimizing Employer Liabilities, Administrative Monetary Penalties, and Temporary Worker Sanctions,” on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 11:00am to 11:30am (EDT; GMT -5). To register, click here.
This Webinar is intended to benefit global mobility, international human resources, relocation, and immigration legal advisers, who are involved directly or indirectly in managing or supervising the movement of foreign workers to Canada. Additionally, corporate representatives responsible for regulatory compliance and corporate responsibilities will benefit from the strategies discussed surrounding prevention of legal contraventions and risks to corporate reputation.
On July 1, 2015, Regulations were published under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, effective December 1, 2015, which will subject employers of foreign workers to Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP) or fines (see: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/sor-2002-227/). Under these new Regulations employers will also be subject to a wider possible range of penalties including being barred from using the Foreign Worker Program and having their names published online together with the AMP assessed.
Employers of foreign workers have sufficient time before December 1 to undertake remedial steps to identify contraventions and implement strategies to mitigate the impact of the new Regulations. During the Webinar, important recommendations will be made as to how to understand the impact of the Regulations on your business and how to determine the appropriate response. These recommendations include:
Again, click here to register for our September 16, 2015 Webinar and obtain further details.
For assistance with immigration-related matters pertaining to Canada, please contact your local qualified immigration counsel*, or the following immigration professional with the KPMG International member firm in Canada:
Howard Greenberg, Partner-Immigration, KPMG Law, Canada
Tel.: +1-416-943-0288 x224
* KPMG LLP (U.S.) does not provide any immigration services.
The information contained in this newsletter was submitted by KPMG Law LLP in Canada.
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