New guide for temporary foreign workers

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Those who employ temporary foreign workers have more guidance as of May 28.  Employment and Social Development Canada released “COVID-19: A Guide for Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada.”


This guide provides information on:  how the virus spreads, what temporary foreign workers (TFW) should know before coming to Canada, rights and responsibilities of TFWs during the mandatory 14-day quarantine period (including employer responsibilities) and post-quarantine, how to access healthcare and related information, income supports for TFWs in Canada, and contact information for government authorities related to health care. 


Also listed is TFW Program compliance, Employment Standards, and Occupational Health and Safety. The guide is available in English, French and Spanish at this link:


Source: Grape Growers of Ontario May 29, 2020 newsletter


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