AC2021 - 105: Post COVID-19 Labour Market Impact Assessments: How to Maximize Your Success

2021 Annual Conference

Member: $25.00
Non-Member: $35.00

Qualifies for CPD hours - Labour & Employee Relations

After attending this session, participants will have an understanding of when a Labour Market Impact Assessment is required as well as the basic steps in getting a Labour Market Impact Assessment approved.  Pauline James will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian rate of unemployment as it relates to the likelihood of an LMIA being approved.

Learning Objectives

  • Human Resource Professionals will be given the basics of how to apply for and receive an LMIA.
  • Human Resource Professionals will gain practical tips with respect to recruiting for LMIA purposes.
  • Is there any way to expedite processing of LMIA?
  • How to curtail compliance issues.
  • Post-COVID-19 practical tips to succeed in an LMIA application.

Ravi Jain, B.A, LL..B., LL.M, C.S

Green & Spiegel

Ravi Jain is a Managing Senior Lawyer at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. Ravi is called to the bar in both Canada and the United States and is able to practice both U.S. and Canadian immigration law in Ontario. He has over 19 years of practice experience and is among a small percentage who are certified by the Law Society of Ontario as Specialists in Immigration Law.

Ravi is the National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Immigration Law Section. He served as Secretary in 2017-2018 and then Treasurer until he was promoted to Vice-Chair in 2018-2019. Additionally, he was recently elected to serve as a Board Member of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) for a two-year term. Ravi has also been invited to address committees in both the Canadian Senate and Canada’s House of Commons as a subject matter expert in immigration law on several occasions. He was presented with the Diamond Jubilee Medal by command of Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of his significant contributions to Canada.

Ravi has been a guest lecturer at Seneca College and has lectured on U.S. consular processing for the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is regularly invited to speak at national Canadian Bar Association and Human Resources Professional Association conferences. He is also an author of the book Canada-U.S. Work Permits: Issues for Human Resources Professionals (2004 Thomson Carswell) and has written numerous published articles as well.