The government has just announced the approval of spaces for 100 critical workers to enter under a special immigration arrangement.
Immigration New Zealand claims the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) scheme is going to solve all our skills and infrastructure problems, but lawyer Aaron Martin is sceptical – and you should be too.
The Government is proposing changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas. These include introducing a new framework for assessing all employer-assisted temporary work visas, and compulsory employer accreditation for those hiring from overseas.
Employers hiring migrants have been making headlines lately for breaching employer rights and basic immigration and employment law.
A critical issue the Government needs to tackle is immigration limits vs economic growth. Ministers have suggested creating regional skill-shortage lists.