Employers who are unable to meet the new 457 visa requirements may consider the labour agreement system. The employment contract system was introduced for the first time to allow employers to source workers outside the 457 visa program. While very few employment contracts were adopted in the early years of the program, the Ministry of the Interior has revised its work and is now the preferred route to obtain employer-sponsored workers, for whom the criteria of the 457 visa regime cannot be met. Labour agreements are formal agreements between an employer and the Commonwealth that allow for the hiring of an agreed number of foreign skilled workers. This program allows you to employ foreign workers on temporary or permanent visas. For more information, visit the Website of the Ministry of the Interior. Employment contracts are individually negotiated agreements between the Ministry of the Interior (DHA) and an employer. Although they are more tedious and complex than traditional corporate sponsorship agreements, employment contracts offer employers considerable benefits. B, such as access to skills that are not on the 457 visa list, reduced knowledge of English, work experience or other concessions based on a business case. Hammond Taylor can help businesses and other organisations negotiate agreements with the Home Office on access to employment contracts. The federal government`s announcement of the abolition of the 457 visa requirement in April 2017 (replaced by the sub-category 482 TSS visa in March 2018) was the beginning of a fundamental overhaul of the state`s employer-sponsored migration priorities.

These changes go well beyond visa 457 and cover all areas of employer-subsidized migration, including permanent residence, training and research and development visas. This visa allows employees to work temporarily in Australia. You can also bring rightful family members. For more information, visit the Website of the Ministry of the Interior. Depending on your requirements, you can help workers with a temporary visa or a permanent visa. Below is a brief overview of current visa options. If you think any of them could meet your professional needs, visit the Home Office website to find out: For more information on the process of the work agreement, contact our office to discuss today. The advantage of the employment contract procedure is that it allows access to employer visa support rules if it was not normally available. Organizations can negotiate access to occupations that are not normally on the employer-sponsored list, the removal of reserves, or the reduction or exemption of other standard criteria. The eligibility requirements and criteria vary considerably from visa to visa, but as a general rule, the applicant worker must have: the website of the Ministry of the Interior has a visa facility that displays a number of visas that can be made available to your potential worker.

Interviewing a migration officer can also be helpful. A list of registered migration agents is available from the Ministry of the Interior of the Migration Officer Registration Office. This visa allows employers to appoint qualified workers for a permanent residence visa. They must be able to offer a full-time and at least two-year position. For more information, visit the Website of the Ministry of the Interior. The 457 visa program and employer-funded permanent residence were officially the government`s top priority for skilled migration since 2011. However, the elimination of many professions and the removal of a direct route to permanent residence for a large number of 457 visa holders have significantly reduced the system. This narrower system is the “new normal” and, in many cases, organizations must look outside the 457 visa program to meet