Median hourly wage updated for 2020 Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada

June 1, 2020

By CIC News |

Canada has adjusted the median wage requirement that determines if Canadian employers need to apply for LMIAs under the high wage or low wage streams.

Median hourly wages have gone up in most Canadian provinces and territories.

Canadian employers who are hiring foreign employees use the provincial and territorial median hourly wage to know which requirements they have to meet for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).

The wage they are offering, and the location for the position determines if the employers need to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) under the stream for high-wage or low-wage positions.

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