The Globe & Mail: TPP text raises concerns over regulation of temporary foreign workers

[:en]Provisions of Canada’s new Pacific Rim trade deal are prompting concerns over credential recognition in light of a section that says there will be no limits and no testing of foreign skilled workers.

The 12 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership released the text Thursday of the deal that was reached in early October. It includes extensive sections on business travel and the flow of skilled temporary foreign workers.

The temporary work sections of the TPP are raising strong concerns from labour unions that warn it raises questions about on-the-job safety and the protection of Canadian jobs.

Christopher Smillie of Canada’s Building Trades Unions said his members are concerned by the provisions and are asking federal officials for clarity.

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Provisions of Canada’s new Pacific Rim trade deal are prompting concerns over credential recognition in light of a section that says there will be no limits and no testing of foreign skilled workers.

The 12 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership released the text Thursday of the deal that was reached in early October. It includes extensive sections on business travel and the flow of skilled temporary foreign workers.

The temporary work sections of the TPP are raising strong concerns from labour unions that warn it raises questions about on-the-job safety and the protection of Canadian jobs.

Christopher Smillie of Canada’s Building Trades Unions said his members are concerned by the provisions and are asking federal officials for clarity.

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