Immigration News Tag

Employer Assisted Visa

The Year Ahead

From mid-2022, a new three-stage application process for work visas will be introduced. This will affect employers, who will need to become familiar with the new rules and become accredited before borders open to skilled migrants.

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Testing Times Ahead for Employers

In mid-2022, INZ will introduce new labour market test rules for migrant workers. This will affect employers, who will need to become familiar with the new rules before borders open to skilled migrants next year.

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NZ Work Visa Update: The New Rules

New Zealand is seeking to re-open its borders over Q1 and 2 of 2022. Demand for overseas workers will be significant. The re-opening will coincide with the introduction of a revised Work visa system, partly introduced in 2021, with the final changes expected to be implemented and operational from June 2022

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Accredited Employer Visa reform leaves more questions than answers

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.

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ERA decision against Restaurant Brands blow for migrant workers

a recent decision by the ERA shows an appalling lack of understanding of immigration processes. All employers are well aware that the work visa holder’s job security depends on being granted another visa when their current work visa expires. We highlight the issues that this could create.

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Work visa changes July 2020 explained

Significant changes to immigration rules around work visas were announced in July changes have supposedly been set up to “preserve and prioritise future job opportunities for New Zealanders” but in actual fact, they are very short-sighted – to the detriment of New Zealand’s industries, migrants, businesses and economic success.

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