Why Choose A - Class Nannies and Caregivers?
A - Class Nannies and Caregivers Inc. have been
in the business of nanny and caregiver referral of qualified
caregivers and nannies to families since 1997. We have placed many
satisfied nannies and caregivers to Canadians employers across
A - Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc. charge placement fees to persons
- Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc. does not charge persons seeking
employment placement fees. We do not have placement
fee as services. It is not legal under the British
Columbia Employment Standards Act for Employment Agencies to charge
persons seeking employment placement fees.
Under the Provincial British Columbia Employment Standards Act
“ No charge for hiring or providing information
10 (1) A person must not request, charge or receive, directly or
indirectly, from a person seeking employment a payment for (a)
employing or obtaining employment for the person seeking employment,
(b) providing information about employers seeking employees.
(2) A person does not contravene this section by requesting,
charging or receiving payment for any form of advertisement from the
person who placed the advertisement.
(3) A payment received by a person in contravention of this section
is deemed to be wages owing and this Act applies to the recovery of
No fees to other persons
11 (1) An employment agency must not make a payment, directly or
indirectly, to a person for obtaining or assisting in obtaining
employment for someone else.”
it the Employment Agency's responsibility to process work permit for
foreign workers (persons seeking employment)?
No, this is not the responsibility of the Employment Agency. This
responsibility lies on the foreign worker (persons seeking
you provide immigration services to foreign workers (persons seeking
Authorized Representative are persons authorized to provide
immigration services such as providing advise, guidance,
representation and completion of forms required by Citizenship and
Immigration Canada. This services and fees cannot be misconstrued as
Should a foreign worker elect to retain immigration services from a
Authorized Representative we can refer you to one, the services retained are to
am a foreign worker (person seeking employment) and I was placed by
A - Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc., am I obligated to retain the
immigration services offered by A - Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc.?
No, you are not obligated to retain the immigration services by A -
Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc. But it is not the responsibility of
A - Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc. to process your immigration
application. This is your responsibility. This is also not the
responsibility of your prospective employer.
Why does a foreign worker (person seeking employment) seek the
immigration services of an Authorized Representative?
Foreign workers (persons seeking employment) seek immigration
services from an Authorized Representative because of their expertise in
immigration matters, knowledge of immigration, they seek advise on
immigration related matters, guidance, representation and completion
of forms required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
- Class Nannies & Caregivers Inc. found work for me and I would like
to retain the immigration services from an Authorized Representative, can I do that?
Yes you can retain the immigration services of an Authorized
Representative. But this would be an additional expense you would
a foreign worker (persons seeking employment) obligated to retain
immigration services from an Authorized Representative?
Foreign workers (persons seeking employment) are under no obligation
to retain immigration services from an Authorized
Foreign workers (persons seeking employment) elect to retain
immigration services from an Authorized Representative because they
seek advise, guidance, representation and completion of forms
required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Who can represent you on Citizenship and Immigration Canada?
Under the Federal Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
“Representation for a fee
13.1 (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person who is not an
authorized representative may, for a fee, represent, advise or
consult with a person who is the subject of a proceeding or
application before the Minister, an officer or the Board.”
Paid immigration representatives
The only representatives who may charge a fee to represent or advise
you on immigration and refugee matters with the Government of Canada
1. Lawyers who are members in good standing of a Canadian provincial
or territorial law society;
2. Immigration consultants who are members in good standing of the
Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants, and;
3. Notaries who are members in good standing of the Chambre des
notaires du Québec
The Government of Canada will not deal with non-authorized
representatives who charge a fee for their service.
To view the list of licensed Immigration Consultants
How long is the processing time?
The processing time depends on the country you
are coming from. Check the current processing time in your country
by visiting the Canadian Embassy website in your area.
How do employers choose the caregivers?
The employers look mainly on your experiences.
Some employers determine your qualification base on your work
history or educational attainment. They look at how many years you
have worked for an employer or family, and based on the comments
that your employers have provided on reference letters.
What are the chances of overseas applicants to
Overseas applicants who have real and paid working
experiences taking care of children, the elderly or person with
special needs have the edge. Training is a plus, but mostly
employers prefer hands on experiences.
What are the responsibilities, duties and work
of a caregiver?
Basically, it is a domestic work. Most people
apply for the position without really realizing the responsibility
of the caregiver. A lot of times, one takes the training just to be
able to get to Canada but is not aware of the real work, and often
times the person quits and/or is terminated from employment. You must remember that it is not the same in
the classroom when you go for the actual job.
are required to multi task and manage a home
in the absence of the employer. That would
mean that aside from the personal care
required, you are also required to cook and
tend housekeeping duties.
What are the requirements under the
Live-In Caregiver Program?
You must be able to pass the Citizenship and
Immigration Canada's requirements for the Live in Caregiver Program
and you must meet the A - Class Nannies and Caregivers Inc. standard. For complete list, please click
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