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Webinar: Assisting Foreign Workers Who Face Risks of Abuse

February 14, 2017

When: February 16, 2017, 2-4pm (PST)

Where: Online

What: A webinar for settlement agencies on how to assist clients who face risks of abuse by an employer, held by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Province of BC have developed an expedited open work permit application process to protect vulnerable foreign workers and to regularize their status in Canada if they are at risk of abuse by an employer. Settlement agencies are authorized to assist clients through the process and to provide a written statement of support. This training webinar is targeted to Settlement Workers, Career Facilitators and Employment Counsellors, settlement and employment program Managers, SWIS Workers and LINC Instructors.

Register: Online here.

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