Classification Between The Canadian Policies Toward Differently Skilled Worker

1036 Words Nov 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Migrants are people who move from one place to another; mostly for work. However, before migrants can enter the country to work, they will need to be classified whether they are high-skilled or low- skilled. In this essay, I will argue that the classification between the Canadian policies toward differently skilled worker’ are quite distinct. The difference between high-skilled and low-skilled policies includes spousal restriction and permanent residency. While high-skilled workers tend to receive multiple incentives to settle, those perceived as low-skilled are restricted from benefits and are often unable to re-unite with their families. Two of the factors that can explain these differences includes the labour market and the different programs offered for migrants. I open my paper by discussing my first argument that the labour market is a factor that contributes to the differences in policies. I will argue that the two different types of migrants face different levels of demand; for high-skilled migrants, Canada must engage in competition for this scarce resource. Another factor that I will be discussing will be the two different programs; Federal Skilled Workers program and the Temporary Foreign Workers program; these programs demonstrate how the Canadian government separates the different level of skills migrant workers. Lastly, I will be discussing how the National Occupational Classification works in Canada. Through this point system, it clarifies how to distinguish…

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