LMO from A to Z

Seminar ID
Date and time
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 18:00 PDT   see it in calendar
John Lironi
John Lironi
presenter's bio
Roxanne McInnis Jessome
Roxanne McInnis Jessome
presenter's bio
  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
ICCRC 3 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 02.07.2013
Barreau du Québec 3 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 23.05.2015

LMO from A to Z

Assessment of your client’s needs:

• Who needs an LMO?
• What is the purpose of an LMO from a Service Canada perspective?
• Educating your client about the circumstances where an LMO is issued:
   o Labour market needs
   o Prevailing wage rates
   o Eligible employer
   o Job description and NOC Code
   o Hours
   o Contract
   o Proof of Recruitment

When to take the case? When NOT to take the case?

Getting started. You’ve accepted the case. What’s next?
• Determining the:
   o NOC Code
   o Evaluating the job description with Labour Market Information
   o Setting the wages, hours and contract duration
   o How many positions are open?
• Recruitment:
   o Preparing the job description
   o Posting the job ads
       Advertising requirements
       Using common sense about where to post
       Doing MORE than the minimum
   o Evaluating responses
   o Tracking recruitment efforts
   o TEAMWORK with the employer – communication is key
   o Determining likelihood of success of the LMO application based on recruitment results
• Submitting the LMO application
   o Application forms – information you need from the employer
   o Proof of recruitment
   o Contract
   o Business License
   o Other supporting documents to include
   o Your submission letter

LMO application has been submitted. What’s next?

• Average processing times
   o Regular LMO vs ALMO
   o Current provincial processing times
• Confirmation of File number
• Preparing your client for the phone call from Service Canada
• Ongoing recruitment

Frequently Asked Questions

• The employer already has someone in mind for the position. What do I need to know about this person?
• The employer has already advertised for the position with no luck. Do we need to re-advertise?
• The employer wants me to find someone for the job. Can I do that? Can I charge a fee to the employer or the worker for recruitment?
• The worker has contacted me about doing an LMO application. Who pays my fees? Who is my client?

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SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
V6B 5K3
3 hours
  • regular fee - $ 75.00


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