Need New Drivers? Try This Recruitment Webinar
LANGLEY, BC —Need to fill those empty driver’s seats? Looking abroad for new employees? The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) is hosting a free webinar to help carriers understand the recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program and to make a more informed decision.
The one-hour webinar is scheduled for Thursday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and everyone's welcome to join in.
Michael Patterson, international recruitment director for Pro Hire Solutions, and David Chow, program advisor with the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training - Provincial Nominee Program, will explain the process of hiring and retaining workers from outside Canada. There will also be time for questions and answers.
Patterson will cover the following topics:
- The new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) requirements (formerly Labour Market Opinion - LMO) to transition temporary foreign workers to the Canadian workforce including;
- Latest changes and how they affect you as an employer;
- Calculation of the cap under the LMIA;
- Transition from TFW to permanent resident;
- LMIA audits.
Hire Solutions is a full-service recruitment firm for in long-haul truck drivers, mechanics, commercial tire technicians and other professionals to help fulfill truck, transport and automotive employment needs across Canada. They’re members of BCTA, the Alberta Motor Transport Association, Saskatchewan Trucking Association and Manitoba Trucking Association.
Chow will discuss the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), an economic immigration program designed to help B.C. meet its evolving labour market needs. The program helps employers attract and retain qualified foreign workers who have the skills and experience to contribute to B.C.’s economy.