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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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.
As part of the changes to immigration law brought about by the Covid 19 crisis new guidance has been issued from Immigration New Zealand to immigration officers processing work visas in regard to assessing labour market tests.
This will have an impact on employers looking to fill roles from the skill shortage list. With more local workers now available, the labour market test has now become more stringent. We discuss what these changes will mean 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.
It has been announced that this coming November, changes will be made to the conditions of the post study work visa – the Employer Assisted Work Visa. We discuss these changes and the benefits for both migrant graduates and Kiwi employers.
Employers hiring migrants have been making headlines lately for breaching employer rights and basic immigration and employment law. Leading immigration lawyer Aaron Martin and solicitor Eleanor Gregan discuss the most common mistakes made by migrant employers and how to avoid them.
A critical issue the Government needs to tackle is immigration limits vs economic growth. Ministers have suggested creating regional skill-shortage lists. But there’s no indication how these differ from the current immediate skill-shortage list for NZ. Meanwhile, the labour shortage is growing.
Looking into offshore recruitment? With the New Zealand economy booming, we are seeing an increasing demand from many business sectors to recruit from an offshore skilled labour talent pool. We created this guide to help employers understand what they need to do when considering hiring a skilled migrant.