Residence Visas for Care and Support Workers
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Residence Visas for Care and Support Workers

Contents: Caregiver Pay was classified as ‘low skill’ for a long time in New ZealandSleepover shifts create a complication for migrant workers.Receiving 3-year Mid-Skilled work visas has led migrant workers and their employers to believe they were eligible for the visa and for residence. Caregiver Pay was classified as ‘low skill’ for a long time in…

Median Pay Rates Impact
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Median Pay Rates Impact

Contents: The national median salary has changedMandatory Employer AccreditationLabour Market Testing –Work and Income Occupation Lists The national median salary has changedIn September this year, it was announced that the national median salary had risen from $25.50 per to $27. This change will affect a lot of migrant workers who are hoping to bring their family to…

NZ Work Visa Changes
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NZ Work Visa Changes

Contents: Automatic Visa ExtensionsDelay to Stand-Down Period6 Month Low Skilled Essential SkillsRemoval of ANZSCO in Skilled Level Assessment INZ have today announced a raft of changes to NZ work visas. There are 4 key changes. Automatic Visa ExtensionsExtensions to all existing employer-assisted temporary work visas for people who are in New Zealand and whose visas are due to…

NZ Labour Market Testing – July Update

NZ Labour Market Testing – July Update

As Immigration NZ staff return to full strength, we are seeing a growing trend of case officer’s seeking updated labour market testing evidence. Applications that were lodged pre-Covid had the LMT completed between December and February, but these applications are only now being assessed. As the labour market has changes drastically since the previous LMT…

NZ Employers – Partnerships cannot support visas

NZ Employers – Partnerships cannot support visas

You can listen to this automated AI version of the article here: We have been advised by Immigration NZ (INZ) that theirlegal section has recently sent out a reminder to all staff that partnershipsare not considered to be legal entities and therefore cannot support work visaapplications. INZ issued a Visa PAK 237 back in 2015…