Sleepover rates and Work Visas

Kia ora koutouWe are pleased to let you know that Immigration NZ has had a rethink on the recent policy interpretation that created significant difficulties for employers and  for people applying for and currently on work visas. The decision has been made that effective from May 24th  sleepover rates will be excluded from wage calculations. …

Recruitment Campaign Launches

NZDSN has been pleased to work with Careerforce on this campaign and we are excited about the end results. The email communication below from Careerforce outlines how the campaign will unfold and the attached stakeholder pack and media release provides some ideas on how you can use the campaign material.  Take a moment to explore …

News Update 27 April 2021

In this update Some updated information for you on current matters impacting providers Vaccination roll out Covid extra-ordinary expenses Pay equity rates and the labour cost index Vaccination roll out Many thanks to Ray Finch who joined nearly 100 people for our zoom session on Friday. It was a comprehensive information and a very productive …

News Update 25 March 2021

In this Update: Vaccination Roll Out Information NZDSN/DSS Joint Work programme details Diploma Qualifications in Employment Support: 2nd Intake Ministry of Health Pay Equity process and timelines The Incorporated Societies Bill was introduced into Parliament last week COVID extra-ordinary costs reimbursement Vaccination Roll Out Information A range of information is now available on the Ministry …

News update – March 2021

Welcome to our first Newsletter of 2021. We acknowledge that this is a little over due, but like everyone else, the year to date has not been without its challenges as COVID 19 serves up some regular reminders of its continued presence. We have also been waiting in order to provide some substantive progress on …