Temporary Visa Holders: know your work
The Government is rolling out improvements to visa grant notices
across a range of temporary visas, with notices to students and
temporary graduates to be updated next. The Government has also
launched a new Pay And Conditions Tool (PACT) so workers can easily
check their pay rates (10 September 2015).
Personal Income of Migrants, Australia, Experimental,
?Migrants generated $38 billion in total income in 2009-10.
Personal Income of Migrants, Experimental, Australia, presents
detailed information on the sources of personal income that
migrants received for the 2009-10 financial year from the Personal
Income Tax and Migrants Integrated Dataset (PITMID). (04 September
Humanitarian migrants the most entrepreneurial: ABS
Humanitarian migrants were the most entrepreneurial while skilled
migrants generated the most income in 2009-2010, according to
figures released for the first time by the ABS today. Migrants
generated $38 billion in total income in 2009-10. Almost two-thirds
(63 per cent) of migrant taxpayers were Skilled, 28 per cent were
Family migrants and 4 per cent were Humanitarian migrants (04
MIA: 7-Eleven shows why overseas workers need more help
with understanding their employment rights
The Migration Institute of Australia welcomes the recent
investigation and legal action being taken by the Fair Work
Ombudsman into 7-Eleven franchisees. Some 7-Eleven franchisees have
allegedly been severely underpaying their workers, many of whom are
here on international student visas says MIA National President
Angela Chan FMIA (01 September 2015). More...
In practice and courts and publishing
Improving rural livelihoods with the Seasonal Workers
House of Representatives - 8/09/15 - The current and future
workforce requirements for sectors that may benefit from seasonal
workers will be investigated in upcoming public hearings in
Canberra. Federal Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on
Migration will continue its inquiry into the Seasonal Worker
Programme (SWP) when it holds public hearings in Canberra on the
9th and 16th September 2015.
DIBP: No more visa labels for Australian visa
From 1 September 2015 visa holders will no longer be able to
request and pay for a visa label. Visa holders can access their
visa record through the free Visa Entitlement
Verification Online (VEVO) service or the myVEVO mobile.
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Recent amendments to the Migration Act and regulations, along with the imminent commencement of the new federal safety net under the Fair Work Act, highlight a number of issues for consideration by employers in documenting terms and conditions of employment for foreign nationals engaged to work in Australia under Subclass 457- Business (Long Stay) visas.
A quick refresher of the rights and obligations for employers (sponsors) when ending a 457 visa holder's employment.
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