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Temporary migrant worker exploitation review Thursday, 17 October 2019

The review is underway and your views are crucial. Find out how to get involved and give feedback on the proposals.

Reducing migrant worker exploitation

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is leading a review of temporary migrant exploitation in New Zealand. The aim is to reduce exploitation of temporary migrant workers including international students.

The review has 3 areas of focus:

  • preventing migrant exploitation
  • protecting migrants from exploitation, and
  • enforcing employment standards and immigration obligations.

Make a submission

We want to hear from a variety of people, who can bring their views and experiences as migrants and migrant representatives, businesses and employers, and advocates of all stakeholders. Everyone is invited to make a submission.

You can find out full details of the review and the proposals on the MBIE website. We want your feedback on the proposals and to hear what ideas you have to reduce the exploitation of migrant workers.

Have your say — Temporary migrant worker exploitation review consultation | MBIE

Reporting exploitation

To report exploitation, call Employment New Zealand.

0800 20 90 20

To report anonymously, call Crimestoppers or fill out a form on their website.

0800 555 111