Articles by Agnès Wojciechowicz

Rights and labour standards

Unpaid internships : A bad practice which is gaining ground

Is Canada becoming a champion of unpaid internships? Hundreds of thousands of people currently work for free in companies across the country. The figure originates in the consequences of the 2008 crisis. Organizations estimate that nearly 300,000 people are currently working without pay within large Canadian companies. The number of these volunteer interns has skyrocketed since the […]

Rights and labour standards

Temporary foreign workers : New rules in Canada

Canadian companies are confronted with restrictions related to hiring of temporary foreign workers. The procedure could be relaxed: Ottawa has announced a series of changes to the federal temporary foreign workers program. Federal Minister for Employment Jason Kenney recently said that amendments would be made to the Federal Temporary Workers Program (TFW). This second series […] network