Webinar held under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Honourable Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment with the Central Trade Union Organization and Employers' Organization on the occasion of the International Labour's Day on 1st May 2020 at Shram Shakti Bhawan, New Delhi.
Below is a photo of Ni Vanuatu boarding the NZDF Boeing this morning and another showing the Boeing taking off bound for Vanuatu.
COVID-19 has added significant uncertainty to New Zealand industry’s workforce planning for 20/21, as well as uncertainty for Pacific workers and your labour sending units. The impact of border restrictions and New Zealand’s changing labour market has exacerbated the challenge of predicting New Zealand’s labour needs for the coming season.
The Temporary Activity (subclass 408) Visa must be applied for electronically using the online visaapplication form.Applicants are eligible to be granted a visa if: they are currently in Australia they are unable to return home due to COVID-19 travel restrictions they currently hold a valid visa that will cease in 28 days or less or their visa ceased lessthan 28 days ago they wish to remain in Australia to work in critical sectors including healthcare, disabilityand aged care, childcare and agriculture during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flights bringing in seasonal workers from New Zealand and stranded citizens and residents from Australia today are expected to be the final repatriation flights for the first phase.
A final New Zealand Defence Force flight will touch down in Port Vila late this morning carrying the last group of ni-Vanuatu RSE workers to be repatriated as part of the current effort.
This division is responsible for promoting and ensuring harmony at the workplace in accordance to the Labour and Employment Act, 2007 and its Regulations. Specific functions of the division are as follows:
Foreign Workers Division is mainly responsible for assessing the need of the foreign workers in the country and providing approval accordingly. Specific functions of the division are as follows:
The Department of Labour and Industrial Relations is very sympathetic to the needs of the business community and those seeking to invest in our country. Quite simply, business is the engine-room of our economy. For this reason, it is the Department’s objective to ensure that employers have no difficulty in recruiting qualified, skilled and experienced non-citizen workers where these skills cannot be found locally.
The former Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) was bifurcated into two independent departments to establish the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources in 2003. While the responsibility of employment promotion and facilitation of DEL was entrusted to the Department of Employment, Department of Labour was assigned with the responsibility of labour administration in the country. Labour administration is guided by the labour administration policy and the Labour and Employment Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2007 and its Regulations.
This is a short-term, time-limited measure to allow flexibility for RSE visa holders who are without work while RSE workers await flights to return home.
In order to be granted visas (at no cost to the worker or employer), the RSE employer will need to get any employment approved by the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to ensure any work does not displace New Zealanders, undertake to continue honour RSE commitments to workers, and work collaboratively with all parties to repatriate workers as early as possible.
This website has been developed to provide useful information to clients and stakeholders about the Work Permit System in Papua New Guinea.
There will be no repatriation flights until after July, Director of Foreign Affairs, Yvon Basil said.
The core responsibility of Social Protection Division (SPD) is to promote and ensure social security of workers in the country. It is also responsible for reviewing and revising the National Minimum Wage rate periodically. Specific functions of SPD are as follows:
Shri Apurva Chandra, Secretary (L&E), chairing the 340th Session of the Governing Body of ILO held during 2-14 November 2020
People who have coronavirus may have a fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath. If you think you have the virus, first call your doctor or a medical clinic.
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. To protect yourself against infection, you should wash your hands regularly, cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing, and avoid close contact with others.
These requirements have been a part of our Work Permit System since 1972. They have been developed in close consultation with our stakeholders, particularly the business community, to ensure a fair outcome. Indeed, it is all about finding the right balance.