• Foreign Worker Wages: Open To Negotiation?
  • March 27, 2013 | Author: Sergio R. Karas
  • Law Firm: Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation - Toronto Office
  • WHEN A foreign worker comes to Canada for work, they often must obtain a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) from Service Canada to legally work in the country. The LMO outlines who the worker will be working for, confirms there isn¿t a domestic worker who can fill the job, how long she will be permitted to work in Canada and how much the worker will earn. Generally, the wage component is determined through surveys and comparisons and the employer must agree to pay the wage. But what if the employer offers the foreign worker a different wage than stated in the LMO and the worker agrees?