These various authorities will verify, among other things, the recruitment made by the employer from the Canadian workforce, the salary offered, the nature of the position available, the qualifications required, the conditions of employment, the resume and the diplomas of the foreign employee. If they judge the impact on the job market to be favourable or neutral, they will issue the documents required for the subsequent submission of a work permit application to IRCC.
It is important to remember that, except where a candidate could apply for an open work permit, applications for work permits are initiated by employers or require the active participation of employers Care must be taken to ensure that the employer is aware of their immigration obligations.
The Immigration Act establishes a compliance regime. Delinquent employers may be subject to fines or other more severe penalties as a result of inspections.