NEW ZEALAND – Non-Compliant Employers to Be Temporarily Prevented from Hiring Migrant Labour

Effective 1 April 2017, employers that have incurred a penalty for a breach of employment standards will be included on a list provided to Immigration New Zealand (INZ) by the Labour Inspectorate.

Employers on this list will face a set stand-down period preventing them from recruiting migrant labour for six months, one year, 18 months or two years, depending on the severity of the breach.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Cavell Leitch and Immigration New Zealand.