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a person with temporary permission to work in another country

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He walked out because he says foreign companies being awarded contracts in the UK are employing foreign workers because they are cheaper to employ than British workers.
Because we Americans are foolish to restrict the number of skilled foreign workers who can come to this country each year for temporary assignments in specialty occupations.
The temporary foreign worker units will provide advice to employers who plan to hire temporary foreign workers exempted from the usual labour market confirmation process.
Bush's second goal is the creation of a temporary-worker program ``that would create a legal path for foreign workers to enter our country in an orderly way, for a limited period of time.
Summary: Civil society groups succeeded earlier this month in lobbying the Justice Ministry to revoke a decision that would have effectively put the personal lives of foreign workers under the scrutiny of the government.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is working on a joint database project that will provide information on foreign workers involved in criminal activities in all the six countries, a report said.
It means, all employers have to procure a Labour market impact assessment certificate to prove that they made an effort to hire a Canadian worker, prior to offering the job to a foreign worker.
Alberta's provincial labour leader and jobs minister found themselves in the unusual position of partly agreeing with each other at a forum on temporary foreign workers in Edmonton.
BNA) -- The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has entered into an arrangement with VIVA Bahrain to offer complimentary, pre-paid connection for new foreign workers arriving at Bahrain International Airport.
Opposition leader Tony Abbott defended the current system of foreign worker visas.
At present, it takes up to about four months to hire a foreign worker through an agency, but the online service can shorten the time to within one month.
In response to the labour shortage brought about partly as a result of the 1980s economic boom, the Taiwanese government allowed hiring of foreign worker in 1989 but on a restricted basis, calling it 'moderated replenishment.
The foreign worker has no power to leave without becoming illegal and risking arrest and deportation.
Reasonably, these factors can lead a foreign worker to be reluctant to approach the Fair Work Ombudsman for help, or to lodge a complaint or to fully assist an investigation.
Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program was established to meet short-term labour shortages in the Canadian economy.
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