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Changes to Working Visa Requirements

From 28 August anyone employing staff on work visas in the Skilled Migrant or Essential Skills categories may find what has worked in the past may not do so now.

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Protecting Wages - complying with the law

Recent law changes have highlighted the need to comply with the Wages Protection Act and it is starting to bite - a Wellington Grocer has had to pay $53,000.

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Immigration Law Changes

Changes to Immigration law are expected to be in place by 1 July; all of which should make those of you involved in hiring staff on work visas a little easier.

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Employing Migrant Workers - take care

They changed the law on April 30th.  And fundamentally if you treat your migrant workers as you do other workers - with at least their minimum rights - you will...

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Employing Skilled Workers

The official unemployment rate in Canterbury is now only 3.3% according to Statistics New Zealand – this is considered to be “full employment”.

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