Live webinar May 23, 2024 at 12:00pm EST
OR available video recording

  • Antonio Urdaneta

3 hours


All administrative decision-makers, namely, Ministries of Labour, Human Rights Tribunals, Occupational Health and Safety Boards, and courts have dealt with foreign workers’ rights, including minimum standards, sexual harassment, occupational health and safety, among others. Foreign workers have substantially the same rights as any other worker in Canada. We will explore the relevant laws and decisions as they apply to Foreign Workers, including Court’s input on work-related human trafficking.

  • Employment Relations with Foreign Workers
    • Source of employment: recruiters, agencies, direct hires
    • Who is liable before the law?
  • Government-made Legal Measures to Attempt to Protect Foreign Workers
    • Fees and property
    • Minimum standards
    • Reprisal
    • Documentation and records
    • Directors’ liability
  • Risk of no compliance
    • Repay fees and costs
    • Compensation
    • Reinstatement
    • Compliance order
    • Others
  • Examples of Foreign Workers Issues before Decision-Makers
    • Human Rights – harassment and discrimination
    • Workers’ compensation – injuries and illness
    • Labour relations – collective agreements
    • Courts – human trafficking

For Human Resource Professionals

  • Use this course as part of your provincial CPD requirements. 






  • Attendance at the live three hour webinar.
  • Access to the course materials.
  • Ability to watch the webinar until  December 31, 2025
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Antonio Urdaneta

B.C.L., N.C.A., GP. LL.M
Employment Lawyer and Founder, Workplace Legal

Antonio is the thought leader behind Workplace Legal. He focuses on improving work climate and empowering business leaders, entrepreneurs, managers, supervisors and human resources professionals to reduce the inherent threats of workplace relations by providing innovative training, advisory, investigations, and litigation services. Antonio uses coaching tools and skills to inform, advice and represent workplaces in their virtual and physical challenges, including business transformation and managing toxic leadership.

​Antonio obtained a Bachelor’s of Civil Law from Zulia’s University in 2003 and completed the Canadian National Committee on Accreditation in 2015. His legal work includes employment standards, human rights, health and safety, pay equity, harassment, discrimination, violence, hazards, privacy, BYOD, agreements, contracts and policies, employment related ADRs (mediation, arbitration), and litigation (wrongful/constructive dismissals). He has successfully represented and assisted clients at the Superior Court of Justice and various administrative tribunals in Ontario.

​Antonio also conducts workplace investigations regarding allegations of violence, harassment, discrimination, accidents/incidents, theft and failure to comply with company policies, by-laws and collective agreements.