Are you an employer or migrant worker? NZIL Lawyer Aaron Martin explains how to time your visa application with the new rules.
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By November 2021, Immigration New Zealand will require all businesses who hire migrant workers to be accredited. We explain what the new system means for employers and what you should be doing to prepare.
On Tuesday 17 September the Government announced significant changes to work visas in New Zealand. Aaron Martin, Principal Lawyer at New Zealand Immigration Law, weighs in on the impact the Talent Skill visa changes will have for employers.
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.
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.