Event Title: LMIAs: Part 1 and 2
Event Date: This live webinar was conducted on October 4 2019 from 11:00 to 16:30 (Eastern Time).
There was a total of 5 hours of live, interactive webinar time.
The 30 minutes of break are not counted as CPD hours.
Cost: $150 for this webinar video or part of our CPD Bundle.
Instructor: Andrew Carvajal, LL.B / B.C.L., M.A., B.A.
Attendance: You are purchasing a video of this event.
Expiry: You will have this video and the slides in your account for one year, but this video will expire for ICCRC purposes on April 3 2020, so you must watch it before then in order to count it towards your 2020 CPD requirements.
Agenda: This is the breakdown of the event.
LMIAs Part 1: The LMIA Application
Initial client assessment (15 minutes)
- Point of first contact
- Work permit exemptions
- LMIA exemptions
- PR alternatives
- Application particulars
Workers – A type of temporary residence (15 minutes)
Temporary residents by class (15 minutes)
Definition of work and work permit (15 minutes)
Underlying principles, legislation, manuals, policies (15 minutes)
LMIA applications generally (15 minutes)
Determining the stream (15 minutes)
- Ownership of business
- Provincial median wage
- LMIA supporting permanent residence
- Refusal to process LMIA application
Initial client checklists and documentation (15 minutes: 2 hours total)
Determining the right wage (10 minutes)
- Variations to wage requirements
Advertising requirements (10 minutes)
- August 2017 recruitment requirements
- Advertising variations
- Recruitment logs
Completing the LMIA forms (10 minutes)
- Low-Wage applications
- Foreign Worker Cap
- High Wage applications
- Transition Plans
Additional LMIA streams (10 minutes)
- LMIAs supporting Permanent Residence applications
- Global Talent Stream
- Labour Market Benefits Plan
LMIA submissions and dealing with ESDC/Service Canada (10 minutes)
Refusals and client options (10 minutes: 3 hours total)
30-minute break. This time does not count towards the CPD hours.
LMIAs Part 2: The Work Permit Application under the TFWP
Place of application (10 minutes)
Application assessment principles (15 minutes)
- Factors prohibiting issuance of a work permit
- Quebec applicants
Common mistakes made by work permit applicants and tips to practitioners (30 minutes)
Processing standards (15 minutes)
- Concurrent processing with LMIA application
Conditions on work permits (10 minutes)
- 6 month prohibition on issuance of work permit
Implied status and restoration of status as a worker (10 minutes)
Employer compliance (10 minutes)
- Voluntary disclosure
Fees (10 minutes)
Q&A (10 minutes: Total 5 hours)
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