Program delivery update: Vulnerable workers
This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
June 11, 2021
The instructions have been updated to add guidance on abuse specific to the context of COVID-19 (more specifically movement limitations imposed by employers).
Additional information has been added under the following sections:
- Examples of abuse
- Examples of abuse or risk of abuse in the context of employment
- Applying for an open work permit in situations of abuse (including a link to the new form Letter of Explanation – Open Work Permit for Vulnerable Workers [IMM 0017])
- Eligibility requirements
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