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Forum: Canada
May 13th 2015, 3:19 am
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

We've used the same plumbing firm at the factory for some years now. A new guy was sent to do a bit of work for us today. He was called Abdul or Abdullah (something like that). His English was...
Forum: Canada
Apr 26th 2015, 5:37 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

As with many things in Canada, I think we're about 15-20 years behind the UK - economically, culturally, socially. At the same time this means there is a level of naivety you don't really get in the...
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2015, 5:06 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

Your original question was "is anyone else in the same situation" and the resounding response has been zero. I apologise if you feel put upon, but you're the one suggesting it's your husband's name...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:59 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

This has been fun but I have to do some work for a while but don't worry Nucky, I'll be back in a while if you need any more tips on immigration and fitting in. We're all here to help.
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:42 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

I think you'll find she has.
Regards
"A Plonker"
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:41 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

Have you thought of moving to Ireland? I hear they're all moving to Canada so opportunities might be bountiful!
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:35 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

I'm a plonker apparently. Is that some sort of ground nut?
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:30 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

I'm saying that you're the one using his name and creed (not race - look it up), as the reason he hasn't been offered a job. That directly infers prejudice and/or racism. What many on here are...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:25 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

?
That's not very nice.
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 5:23 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

I'm sorry, but if this isn't a direct accusation of racism by you, then what is it? These are your words, not those of anyone else.
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2015, 11:27 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

Maybe with the added time, effort and expense of getting visas and employing foreigners without PR status, Canadian employers are putting more effort into finding people to fill their jobs already...
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2015, 10:35 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

Applying for and getting PR first would likely improve his chances of landing a job. Getting the paperwork to employ someone without already having PR seems to be a real pain and very expensive for...
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2015, 9:42 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

When you say you have all your papers in order, do you mean he still requires a work permit from an employer? Or do you already have permanent residency?
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2015, 9:31 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 14,434
Posted By rivingtonpike

Re: Racist Employers

Don't put nationality or religion on the resume. Then who would know? Canada is full of interesting international names. Why do you think his not getting interviews is racist?
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