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Migrant workers help New Zealand economy: report

Posted by jaypee 341 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 346 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 348 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 360 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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$20k for exploiting migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 368 days ago New Zealand
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An Auckland kitchen and bathroom factory that exploited two migrant workers has been forced to pay more than $20,000 compensation.

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Key welcomes suggestions UK should relax immigration rules

Posted by jaypee 368 days ago New Zealand
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The Prime Minister has welcomed suggestions the United Kingdom should relax immigration rules for New Zealanders.

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Migrant job policy 'flawed' - Politics

Posted by jaypee 370 days ago New Zealand
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The immigration policy requiring international student graduates to be in management positions before they can be considered for residency is flawed and partly to blame for widespread migrant fake job scams, an AUT researcher says.

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Reliance on immigrant doctors 'huge problem'

Posted by jaypee 371 days ago New Zealand
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Immigrant doctors are filling more than half the new positions in New Zealand hospitals, prompting warnings that the medical system is being "propped up" by doctors who may not be suited to New Zealand's health needs.


International medical graduates make up 60 per cent of new doctors hired since 2008, with almost all sen Read More