The Basics of Labour Market Impact Assessments

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What are Labour Market Impact Assessments? Labour Market Impact Assessments are documents issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Labour Market Impact Assessments state whether or not hiring a foreign worker in a particular occupation will have a positive or negative impact on the Canadian labour market. Who Needs Labour Market Impact Assessments? The … Continue reading "The Basics of Labour Market Impact Assessments"
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Understanding the Express Entry Visa System and National Occupation Classifications

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Determining your eligibility to immigrate to Canada through the express entry visa system can be a difficult task. There is no list of eligible occupations for the program, but rather applicants must have employment that has a National Occupation Classification (NOC) code of skill type 0, A or B. This is a much broader classification … Continue reading "Understanding the Express Entry Visa System and National Occupation Classifications"
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Labour Market Impact Assessment – Recruitment Requirements

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Employers wishing to apply for Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA) are required to conduct recruitment efforts to hire Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  The Ministry of Economic and Social Development (“ESDC”) is very stringent in its recruitment requirements. For Higher-Skilled Occupations, the Service Canada website states that recruitment requirements will be met if mandatory information … Continue reading "Labour Market Impact Assessment – Recruitment Requirements"
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