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Once the backbone of the economy, the industry has been plagued with global market issues, rising costs and labour problems. In 2010, ignoring the recommendations of a report conducted by consultants Deloitte New Zealand, that government divest its
It is the overall name for a group of wide-ranging programs that allow foreigners to come to Canada temporarily. The program is primarily known for allowing employers to bring in workers to do jobs that are going unfilled in Canada. However, the
A slump in the number of Indonesian workers applying for jobs in Malaysia's palm oil sector is worsening a labour crunch that industry players say is taking a heavy toll on the export earnings of the world's second-largest grower of the edible oil...
The Globe and Mail Editorial cartoon In addition to public pressure to amend the program, there is growing research evidence that the Canadian TFW program can contribute to domestic unemployment. In response, in early 2013, the federal government
Dozens of foreign domestic workers rally in Hong Kong to demand more workers' rights...Reuters Labour New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the labor market recovery is "far from complete" despite a drop in unemployment...Reuters
A help wanted sign is posted in the window at "World of Posters" on Yonge St. The Globe and Mail Watch The Canadian Press Watch Employment Minister Jason Kenney says all provinces and territories except Quebec have agreed to the federal government'
Employment Minister Jason Kenney says all provinces and territories except Quebec have agreed to the federal government's latest offer on the Canada Job Grant...CP Video Video Video Craig Wright, Chief Economist, RBC joins BNN for a look at RBC's
Stephen Harper faced further questions Wednesday about the finance minister's doubts over the effectiveness of income splitting. But the prime minister stood by the election pledge, calling it an "excellent" policy for families. CP Video Video There'
The general election of 2014 is expected to exacerbate the labour shortage in the housing sector, putting more stress on builders and delaying further the delivery of nearly 1 million homes across the country, as lakhs of workers head back to
Men walk next to a car which was damaged during clashes between Saudi and foreign workers in Manfouha, southern Riyadh. Photo: Reuters Saudi Arabia's sweeping crackdown on foreign workers has caused a severe labour shortage throughout the kingdom,