Immigration & Mobility

invite picture newJoin us on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 for a live seminar at our Toronto office. In our seminar, Navigating the Compliance Minefield – Part 2: Engaging Foreign Staff, Stephanie MacIntosh and Carl Dholandas will discuss immigration compliance obligations for employers and provide guidance on how to make sure your business is inspection ready and

gmu logo cropSchool’s Back in Session! Enroll in our Global Mobility University on Thursday, November 3, 2016 to participate in a full-day, interactive learning program designed to provide international HR, immigration, employment and tax professionals with an introduction to the legal and tax considerations surrounding employee mobility. All participants will be provided with course material, including checklists and takeaways, and will enjoy a networking reception with colleagues from peer companies after the program. The Global Mobility University will have a limited enrollment to ensure an ideal environment for an interactive learning experience.
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The federal government recently implemented a more stringent compliance regime which directly affects employers using a work permit stream to hire foreign talent in Canada. New compliance and enforcement regulations are here to stay, including the most recent introduction of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) which took effect on December 1, 2015.
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The Liberal Government recently introduced new immigration programs and initiatives in support of their stated mandate of promoting multilateralism. The Government has also highlighted the need to bolster security efforts within Canada and has introduced a new security requirement for certain foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air.

Canadian employers should be aware of the following developments:


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Food & Agribusiness Labour Issues in 2015 & Beyond

Date: March 18, 2015 |  Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Labour, employment and immigration topics continue to be hot button issues for companies operating in the food and agribusiness space. To help navigate recent changes, Baker & McKenzie’s top employment lawyers will discuss the following topics during our webinar on Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

  • New NLRB election rules
  • Managing the new era of social media and email
  • Union organizing of fast food workers
  • International Framework Agreements
  • Immigration regulations


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