General Skilled Migration (GSM) visas were fast becoming a distant memory after Ministerial Directions gave priority processing to the Employer Nomination and Regional Skilled Migration Schemes.
On 9 March 2012 the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship announced changes to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) to take effect from 1 July 2012.
DIAC are increasingly using infringement notices to penalise businesses for non-compliance with sponsorship obligations.
The Government has announced proposed changes to the tax treatment of living away from home allowances (LAFHA) that will have a significant impact on employers and temporary overseas workers.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals