Consultation on Temporary Foreign Workers

Consultation on Temporary Foreign Workers

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Office of Immigration are considering developing legislation regulating the recruitment and employment of temporary foreign workers.

Click here to read a consultation paper. (English)

Click hereto read a consultation paper. (français)

If you are interested in responding to this paper with your comments, ideas and suggestions, please contact the Labour Standards Division of the Department of Labour and Advanced Education by :

  • Faxing a letter to Labour Standards at (902) 424-0648
  • Sending us an e-mail at Labour Standards at
  • Telephoning us at 1-888-315-0110
  • Writing to us at:

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education
Labour Standards Division
5151 Terminal Road, 7th Floor
PO Box 697
Halifax, NS
B3J 2T8

In order for us to fully consider your comments, please contact us by June 30, 2010.

Please note that our report may list the names of individuals and groups who make comments or submissions. Unless comments are marked confidential, we will assume respondents agree to the Department quoting from or referring to comments made.

Respondents should be aware that the Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act may require us to release information contained in submissions. Therefore, you should not include the names of other parties (such as the names of employers or of other employees) or any other information from which other parties could be identified, unless their permission has first been obtained. Further, if you, as an individual, want to make a submission or provide comments and you do not want your name and personal information to be made public, you should not include your name or other information, such as an address, by which you could be identified in the main body of the submission.

Your input will help us to address issues related to employment agencies and assignment employment in a balanced, fair and responsible way. Thank you for taking the time to participate.