Shanghai considers criminal report requirement on permit applications

October 18, 2013: All Points Relocation’s Asian partner, Santa Fe Relocation has learned that the The Shanghai Labour Bureau are considering requiring a non-criminal record certificate in filing employment license, work permit and expert permit applications. At this time, the Bureau has not announced an implementation date. The non-criminal record certificate requirement, which Beijing officials […]

So how is the US federal shutdown affecting relocation?

October 3, 2013: Canadian companies should be aware that the impacts of the US federal shutdown are both immediate in some cases and may be lingering in other cases if it drags on. All Points strongly recommends that anyone with cross-border business travellers, cross-border relocations or cross-border assignees read Fragomen’s excellent update below.  Information should […]

Foreign service workers reach tentative agreement

October 2, 2013: After staging the longest strike in public service history, Canada’s diplomats have signed a tentative agreement with the Canadian government, thereby settling their dispute and ending their work-to-rule campaign.  The tentative agreement was signed on Thursday, September 24, 2013. The deal is expected to be ratified shortly. All Points Relocation has learned […]