Alberta Canada removes 18 occupations from Refusal to Process LMIA List

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Alberta Canada has removed 18 occupations from the Refusal to Process LMIA List. It has thus decreased the number of occupations regarded to be unqualified for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program – TFWP to 24 occupations.

The Refusal to Process LMIA List is managed and administered by the Alberta Employment and Labor and Canada Social Development.  This is to ensure that employers locally seek workers prior to hiring overseas workers, as quoted by the CIC News.

The Employer Liaison Service has been established to assist Alberta Canada employers to identify local workers to fill job vacancies. Refusal to Process LMIA assists both the federal and provincial governments. This is to ensure that the local workforce in the province thrives.

An employer who attempts to hire overseas workers through the TFWP for the following occupations will be contacted by the Department of Labor Alberta. It will offer a list of matched with prospective workers in Alberta Canada.

Below are the occupations removed from the Refusal to Process an LMIA List:

Sl No Occupation Title NOC
1. Human Resources Managers 0112
2. Supervisors, Tracking, Supply chain, and Scheduling Co-ordination Jobs 1215
3. Production Logistics Coordinators 1523
4. Mechanical Engineers 2132
5. Geological and Technicians and Mineral Technologists 2212
6. Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists 2231
7. Drafting Technologists and Technicians 2253
8. Electrical Trades and Telecommunications, Contractors and Supervisors Occupations 7202
9. Machinists, Tooling and Machining Inspectors 7231
10. Welders and Machine Related Operators 7237
11. Mechanic Trades and Supervisors and Contractors 7301
12. Supervisors and Contractors Heavy Equipment 7302
13. Industrial Mechanics 7311
14. Mechanics – Duty Equipment- Heavy 7312
15. Supervisors and Contractors, Oil and Gas Services and Drilling 8222
16. Testers and related workers, Oil and Gas Well Servicers, Drillers, 8232
17. Services Operators and Related Workers, Oil and Gas Well Drilling 8412
18. Servicing and Related Laborers Oil and Gas Drilling 8615


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