Terminating foreign workers on work permits (Legal view)

Foreign workers are entitled to the same termination rights as domestic employees, but there are other considerations

During times of economic growth, employers have actively recruited foreign workers to assume temporary or permanent employment in Canada. However, many employers are now faced with the unfortunate task of cutting costs and reducing personnel as the economy worsens. While employer obligations with respect to the dismissal of Canadian employees are well-established, what are the obligations imposed on employers that have recruited and relocated foreign workers to Canada?

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