Essential to the food supply, must quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada.
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Low skill stream waiting more than 100 days, high-wage stream 85 days.
About 1,600 employers have been flagged as “high-risk” and selected for inspections.
More foreign workers are filling skilled positions as the percentage of low-skilled jobs has declined.
Since reforms there has been a 75% reduction: Kenny.
Changes are expected to include rules to ensure employers willfully seek Canadians for jobs before bringing in outside labour.
Reports suggest evidence is skimpy and selective.
Steelworkers union calls for minister of human resources and skills development to resign over job outsourcing scandal.