EDMONTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Joseph Maloney, International Vice
President of the Boilermakers union, is available for media interviews
to defend the proper use of the Temporary Foreign Workers program.
"The program, when used as intended, helps to protect Canadian jobs by
keeping strategic projects on track," he says. "Recent changes to the
program will help prevent abuses such as the one which has occurred at
The Boilermakers union uses the program to alleviate seasonal shortages
of skilled Boilermakers in large-scale natural-resources projects that
would otherwise be delayed or cancelled. But participants in the union
program are paid the same as Canadian workers and get equivalent
Mr. Maloney can be reached via his direct line, at 780-499-3951.
SOURCE: International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
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