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Government of Canada strengthens protections for temporary foreign workers as new regulations come into force

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Monday, September 26, 2022

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 26, 2022 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada takes its responsibilities to protect temporary foreign workers (TFWs) very seriously.

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  • GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 26, 2022 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada takes its responsibilities to protect temporary foreign workers (TFWs) very seriously.
  • With these changes, our Government is strengthening protections for temporary foreign workers.
  • The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough
    "In Canada, the rights of all workersincluding temporary foreign workersare protected by law.
  • With these new regulations in place, the Government of Canada is strengthening its ability to protect temporary foreign workers and is enhancing its capacity to prevent potential mistreatment or abuse during TFWs period of employment in Canada."

Government of Canada announces reappointment of Thomas Brady to Canada Industrial Relations Board

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Today, Minister of Labour Seamus O'Regan Jr. announced thereappointment of Thomas Brady to the Canada Industrial Relations Board for a term of three years, effective October11, 2022.

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  • Today, Minister of Labour Seamus O'Regan Jr. announced thereappointment of Thomas Brady to the Canada Industrial Relations Board for a term of three years, effective October11, 2022.
  • The Canada Industrial Relations Board is an independent, representational, quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of PartI (Industrial Relations) and certain provisions of PartII (Occupational Health and Safety) and PartIII (Labour Standards) of the Canada Labour Code.
  • "I want to congratulate Mr. Brady on his reappointment to the Canada Industrial Relations Board and thank him for his dedication to fair working environments across Canada.
  • The Board will continue to have the expertise and capacity to resolve complex labour relations issues with Mr. Brady at the table."

FLOWERS FOODS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND EXECUTIVE PROMOTION

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Consistent with the company's management succession plan, on January 1, 2023, Heeth Varnedoe, the company's current chief transformation officer, will succeed Alexander as chief operating officer.

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  • Consistent with the company's management succession plan, on January 1, 2023, Heeth Varnedoe, the company's current chief transformation officer, will succeed Alexander as chief operating officer.
  • "I wish to express my deep appreciation to Brad for his service to our company," said A. Ryals McMullian, president and chief operating officer.
  • McMullian continued, "In several key roles at Flowers, Heeth has consistently demonstrated his superior business acumen and in-depth understanding of our company's operations.
  • Varnedoe joined Flowers Foods in 1990, holding a number of management positions, including president of the company's bakery in Jacksonville, Florida.