Canadian Companies: Canadian Council and Employees Recruitment
canadian companies: Charging employees recruitment or placement fees is illegal, but that doesn't mean it isn't happening, says Janet Dench, executive director of the council, according to Vancouver Courier. Often, the culprits are overseas headhunting companies or agents hired by Canadian companies to find workers, she added. The Canadian Council of Refugees says some temporary workers brought in to fill low-wage jobs are being recruited overseas by agents who charge upwards of 40,000 to place them in a job.article continues below Trending Stories Bigger beers, same price Vancouver brewery celebrates 15 years with a thank-you Donations sought for 39th annual Walk for Rape Relief Phone scam warning Don't return a missed call you don't recognize Vancouver Coastal Health surprised at federal government reaction to free crack pipe plan This has led to situations where migrant workers are left indebted to the recruiters and are then vulnerable to abuses, including human trafficking. It's widespread and it comes up again and again, people saying, 'When I got here I had already paid this amount of money in order to get this job,' and so people are in a very bad situation. This is how they then become victims of human trafficking. With fees that can range from a few thousand to, reportedly, up to 40,000, temporary foreign workers sometimes end up in debt to the recruiters. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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