The CISSL is intended to increase the available skill base of construction workers. It replaces the Canterbury Skill Shortage List and absorbs various construction roles from the Immediate Skill Shortage List in NZ. Is it too rigid to be effective? And will put off the very migrant workers it claims to encourage?
Immigration News Category
The Kiwibuild visa is the New Zealand Government solution to all the construction crisis we have been facing and we keep you updated with its latest changes
Recently, we assisted the nationwide horticulture business Zealandia to become an accredited employer. With over 200 staff they were facing constant skilled labour shortages, gaining employer accreditation is now saving them both time and money when they need to go offshore to recruit.
On the 27th of June the Government announced it is revising the KiwiBuild visa scheme and changing immigration settings to try to address New Zealand’s shortage in construction workers. But will these changes address the issues?