The #Trans -PacificPartnership trade deal is reviving the debate over temporary foreign workers because side agreements would exempt international companies in Canada from requirements to offer jobs to Canadians first.
The Globe and Mail has confirmed that the deal, like Canada’s existing trade pacts, contains provisions that would make it easier for companies from TPP countries to bring temporary foreign workers to their operations in Canada. Employers from some of those countries would also be exempt from a wage floor Ottawa established in 2014 to ensure foreign workers on intracompany transfers are paid the prevailing wage for their occupation.
#TPP #TFW #TemporaryForeignWorkers #cdnpoli #elxn42
It's a Bill of Rights for corporations -- they're the only ones who benefit.
2. Wow, Bernie apparently knocked it out of the park. I was actually a little bored, I've heard all of his points before, but then, watching the rest of the country react, it's a wake up call. Feel.The.Bern.
3. Thanks for the link, yo
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