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Temporary Foreign Worker program - Jungle Jim's to close?

Posted by Tony Dawson

jungle jims _goose.jpg Jungle Jims - Happy Valley Goose Bay ( jungle jims logo.jpg Businesses are still coming to grips with the federal government’s overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker program. On Friday, Employment Minister Jason Kenney announced sweeping changes that affect the service industry. Among them is a cap on the number of low-wage temporary foreign workers a business can hire. Kenney also says employers can no longer hire low-wage temporary foreign workers in regions with high unemployment.
Lloyd Hillier is a business owner in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
He was worried when we first spoke with him about the Temporary Foreign Workers program. Mr. Hillier joins us in our studio.

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