Through this legislation, there will be an improvement in the protection of these Workers engaged in the province. The license requires a payment of fee at $1,780, and it will be issued by the Committee on Standards, Equity, Health and Work Safety of the province. This decision of Quebec regarding introducing the Licensing System is the emulation of a similar move, introduced in British Columbia in 2019.
It intends to prevent the agencies from:
The legislation specifically highlights that the agencies involved in personnel placement, cannot charge an employee for taking up an assignment with the employer, or for training, taking interview advice or for writing to the employment search tools.
Applicants also have to provide security worth $15,000 for procuring a license for a personnel placement agency.
Moreover, the recruitment agencies cannot charge a temporary foreign worker for the recruitment of workers or for any fees apart from the authorized fees under as per the Canada Government Program.
Licensed personnel placement/recruitment agencies must also:
The applicants of License must also submit paperwork and authorization for acting on behalf of the recruitment agency/personnel placement. It must be attested by Revenu Quebec showing paying of taxes in time. Moreover, there must be information on penal/criminal convictions during the past five years.
The Requirements are:
All agencies dealing with personnel placement and recruitment presently operating must apply for this license.
In case of denial of a license for any agency, it will be disallowed to continue to work. Unless there are fresh facts, the agency is not eligible to reapply for the license for 2 years.We highlight such trendy interviews and news, and our patrons can contact us.