It is a bad time, politically speaking, to be seen lying down when it comes to Canada’s troubled foreign workers program.
News broke over the weekend that RBC was replacing Canadian workers with those with temporary work visas – a program meant to help companies struggling to fill temporary positions. Not banks looking to cut overhead.
The bank released a statement on Sunday claiming that they weren't replacing Canadians with temporary foreign workers. They were just relieving Canadians of their positions of employment and hiring a company, iGATE Corp., to do jobs instead. Is it their fault if iGATE hires temporary foreign workers to fill the positions?
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The Toronto Star further reports that those 45 affected workers are beingRead More »from RBC outsourcing controversy a new low-point for Temporary Foreign Workers Program