Overseas workers (34 items)







Webcast: Sponsoring overseas workers - HR tips and traps

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As employers increase their reliance on foreign workers to fill local skills shortages, understanding the 457-visa scheme is becoming a top HR priority. Watch this webinar to ensure that compliance errors don't jeopardise your organisation's ability to take advantage of this valuable resource. This presentation, by immigration law expert Katie Malyon, outlines:

  • The criteria for eligibility as a 457-visa sponsor;
  • The interface between employment and immigration laws;
  • How to comply with DIAC's requirements around remuneration, record-keeping, notification and more;
  • Special considerations when dismissing 457-visa holders;
  • How to transition 457-visa holders to permanent residency; and
  • Case studies of employers caught out in non-compliance.
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Webcast: Q&A - Sponsoring overseas workers

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In this Q&A session, immigration law specialist Katie Malyon answers your queries about compliance with the 457-visa scheme. The Q&A clarifies:

  • General compliance issues;
  • How to meet the training benchmark;
  • Remuneration and entitlements for sponsored workers;
  • Return travel obligations on employers;
  • Sponsorship costs and recovery;
  • DIAC notification requirements; and
  • General advice.
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457-visa dismissals could be deemed harsh by FWA

Summary dismissal of a 457-visa holder could be deemed harsh by Fair Work Australia - even if the reason for dismissal is valid - if it forces the worker to leave the country under difficult circumstances, warns specialist corporate immigration lawyer Katie Malyon. » more »