NEWS AND UPDATES

NEWS AND UPDATES

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From time to time WALI provides updates to employers. A list of these updates can be found below.


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Updates For Employers

2020 Updates

  • May 28 - TFW Payment Clarification from ESDC
  • May 27 - New Temporary Work Permit Process for TFWs
  • May 26 - New Funding for Youth Employment
  • May 21 - Now Available - Exclusive Access for Farmers to Purchase PPE
  • May 16 - Exclusive Access for Farmers to Purchase PPE Coming
  • May 9 - Commercial Flights and B.C.'s Go Forward Strategy
  • May 8 - Federal Funding Available for TFW Isolation Support
  • April 27 - Applying For SIN Online Is Available Again
  • April 24 - Newest Provincial Requirements & PPE Funding
  • April 23 - Federal and Provincial Inspections Begin
  • April 22 - Update on Flights from Mexico and Guatemala
  • April 21 - Application to Receive Workers Now Available
  • April 16 - Update on Charter Flights from Mexico
  • April 14 - Important Information On New 14-Day Quarantine Process
  • April 9 - EI/CERB Clarifications
  • April 6 - Provincial Requirements For Temporary Foreign Workers
  • April 5 - Additional Guidance From The Federal Government For Employers Of TFWs
  • April 3 - Estimated Timeline For Employers Expecting SAWP Workers From Mexico
  • April 2 - Guidance on Essential Services & Federal Financial Assistance Programs
  • April 1 - HUB Connect app now available for British Columbia
  • March 31 - Updated LMIA Processing Measures From Service Canada
  • March 30 - Where To Start Re: COVID-19
  • March 28 - New requirements from Government of Canada for Employers of Temporary Foreign Workers RE: COVID-19
  • March 26 - Travel Restriction on TFWs Officially Lifted
  • March 25 - Latest Impacts of COVID-19 for Employers
  • March 23 - International Flight Restrictions
  • March 20 - Federal Government Announces Exemption For TFWs
  • March 19 - WALI Update: A Message from Mi Tierra
  • March 18 - Exemption for Temporary Foreign Workers Unconfirmed
  • March 17 - COVID-19 Update on Temporary Foreign Workers
  • March 16 - Impacts of COVID-19 on BC Agriculture
  • Mexico's worker information database SIMOL under maintenance
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Employees - English or Spanish
  • SAWP Private Insurance - COWAN 2020 - English or Spanish
  • Integrity Services Review/Inspection Process
  • 2020 SAWP Mexico Guidelines
  • 2020 SAWP Contracts Available Online