Any employer who has a Canadian organization that is legally registered and in good standing can apply.
Before hiring a foreign worker, employers must advertise the job opening for at least four weeks through approved channels to show they tried to hire a Canadian or PR candidate.
Employers must demonstrate a legal necessity for hiring foreign workers because of labour shortages or skill gaps that cannot be filled locally.
Labor Market Impact
When employing foreign workers, it is required for employers to demonstrate that they will not have a negative impact on the Canadian labor market.
Employers must document local recruitment efforts, including job postings and interviews. Why is he not hiring Canadian citizens and permanent residents?
Employers must pay foreign workers fairly, meeting or exceeding Canadian wage rates for their occupation and location.
It is important for a contract to include specific information such as job responsibilities, working hours, compensation, and employee benefits.
Employers should have a plan to hire a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to replace the foreign worker for temporary jobs.
LMIA Application Fee
As per the regulations, employers are required to submit a processing fee for their LMIA applications.
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Employers must follow all rules and possible laws to hire foreign workers.
Employers must provide all necessary documents for the application. The government may request additional documentation.