Immigration for Employers 101

Seminar / 05 April 2021
Immigration for Employers 101

With the shortage in local labour supply, many employers are eagerly awaiting the opening of our borders.  Having a sound understanding of what employing migrant workers entails and a business strategy for this is ever more important with the move to compulsory employer accreditation with Immigration NZ starting later this year.

This one hour workshop (delivered in person or virtually) will provide training on immigration basics, tailored to your region and industry, covering:

  • The current immigration landscape
    • Visa categories 101
    • Impact of COVID-19
    • Processing timeframes
  • Preparing for upcoming changes: compulsory Employer Accreditation and a new work visa category
    • What it takes to become accredited, and the type of accreditation you will need
    • Overview of the new work visa category
    • How these changes will affect your business
  • How to support visa applications and avoid common pitfalls
    • Labour market testing, visa conditions, medical and character issues, interim visas
    • Tension with employment obligations

Who should attend?  HR Managers, HR Advisors, Managers, Consultants and employers looking to prepare for the upcoming immigration changes.

$750.00 plus GST/disbursements (and travel where required)

To book
Alice Tipoki-Lawton –

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