Manitoba's Worker Recruitment and Protection Act
January 15, 2015
Recent attention to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) has raised questions about how these workers are treated and how their presence affects Canadian workers, wages and labour and employments standards. These issues are of particular concern in Alberta – with the greatest number of TFWs in Canada and in Saskatchewan, where the number is growing faster than any other province. In an effort to improve the programs, both the federal government and some provinces have looked to Manitoba which has passed legislation to protect temporary foreign workers from predatory recruiters. Read full report by clicking green button above.