Foreign worker's language ability inadequate to perform job duties

Foreign worker had positive Labour Market Opinion but visa officer felt worker’s language skills and qualifications didn’t meet requirements for truck driver position
By Sergio Karas
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 05/27/2015

The level of proficiency in Canada’s official languages that a foreign worker must possess has been the source of some controversy in recent years. The Federal Court has attempted to address this issue in several cases, but it remains unsettled as visa officers have considerable discretion in this area.