COVID-19 Travel Restrictions & Australian Border Lockdowns
The current travel restrictions and border closures that have been put into place to slow the spread of coronavirus are having a significant impact on our economy and residents. Entry into Australia is only permitted to persons who are eligible for an exemption. Learn more and how Mapien Migration can help.
Immigration matters | Temporary Visa Holders impacted by COVID-19 in the workplace
On Saturday, 4th April 2020, the Australian Government announced some changes with welcome news for temporary skilled visa holders. This announcement is one that many have been waiting on for some weeks now, and assists employers with managing the COVID-19 related economic impacts for individuals on employer sponsored temporary visas.
Immigration matters | COVID-19 Impacts on your sponsored workforce | What must you consider?
Immigration matters | Vol. 7 | 20 March 2020 As COVID-19 continues to evolve, there are many issues which sponsoring businesses need to consider when making decisions that may impact on their overseas workers.
Immigration matters | COVID-19 Travel Restrictions | What your business needs to know
Immigration matters | Vol. 6 | 16 March 2020 As uncertainty continues with COVID-19, the Australian Government has introduced additional restrictions for inbound travellers which took effect from midnight on Sunday, 15th of March 2020. What does your business need to know?
Lessons for COVID-19 – Part 6: Strategies to influence behaviour during a pandemic
This article is Part 6 in a 7-part series applying behavioural insights to drive behaviour change in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reminds of an important consideration for making decisions for your short and long term futures.
Full Federal Court allows casuals to double dip!
Employers who regularly engage casual employees have been eagerly awaiting the outcome of a case WorkPac v Rossato being heard in the Full Federal Court. The decision, which determined that a casual employee was entitled to be paid annual leave when in receipt of a casual loading, may have long lasting implications on the way employers engage casual employees.