Your responsibilities & obligations

When you hire migrants, you must work within New Zealand’s immigration and labour laws. They govern migrants’ immigration status as well as job and working conditions. As an employer, you have responsibilities under those laws that you must meet.

Complying with immigration & employment law

Complying with immigration & employment law

Understand the laws protect that rights of migrants and how to comply with them as an employer.

Attempts to recruit New Zealanders

Attempts to recruit New Zealanders

Before you recruit offshore, you may be required to first offer the role to a New Zealand citizen or resident who can do the job or be readily trained to do it.