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Bill introduced to tackle migrant exploitation

Posted by jaypee 382 days ago New Zealand
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Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today introduced a new Bill to Parliament that will crack down on employers who exploit migrant workers.

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Immigrants have equal rights at Annies

Posted by jaypee 383 days ago New Zealand
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The union representative for redundant workers at Annies fruit bar factory in Grovetown has reported resentment from some Kiwis who lost jobs ahead of overseas workers on temporary visas.

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Tougher line to protect migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 384 days ago New Zealand
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Reports of alleged migrant exploitation in Christchurch are being taken seriously with tougher penalties for taking advantage of vulnerable workers set to become law, the Government says.

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Tougher line to protect migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 385 days ago New Zealand
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Reports of alleged migrant exploitation in Christchurch are being taken seriously with tougher penalties for taking advantage of vulnerable workers set to become law, the Government says.

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Migrant workers help New Zealand economy: report

Posted by jaypee 390 days ago New Zealand
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Temporary workers accounted for about 1 percent of the months worked for wages and salaries in the 2001 tax year, and the figure peaked at 4.6 percent in the 2009 tax year, before slipping to 4.3 percent in the 2011 year, Xinhua cited from the report from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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Key, Cameron discuss UK visas for Kiwis

Posted by jaypee 395 days ago New Zealand
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John Key has used a rapid fire afternoon of meetings in London to press for better immigration access to the UK for New Zealanders.

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'Risk of migrant exploitation' in Canterbury rebuild

Posted by jaypee 397 days ago New Zealand
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is warning Canterbury construction firms to make sure they’re complying with employment law, following recent action by the Labour Inspectorate.


 

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Immigration admits passport blunders

Posted by jaypee 409 days ago New Zealand
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Immigration New Zealand says it has posted passports to the wrong people four times in the past year.


It includes sending the passports of an Indian couple to the wrong address in Auckland this week after they were granted permanent residency.

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