Addressing Cost Pressures in Employment Policy Advice
This initiative provides funding to increase the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's capacity to deliver skills and employment policy advice.
Addressing Cost Pressures in the Employment Relations - Employment Standards System
This initiative provides funding to maintain current service levels for frontline employment services including the Labour Inspectorate, employment mediation, information and education and operational support for the Employment Relations Authority.
Complying with Chinese Tax Law for Employees Based in Beijing
This initiative provides funding for Immigration New Zealand to be compliant with Chinese tax law, while continuing to provide the same net salaries to employees in the Beijing office.
|N/A||Fee funding to offset initiative||(1.8)||(4.7)||(5.05)||(5.42)||(5.8)||-|
Ensuring the Safety of Staff and Refugees at the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre
This initiative provides funding to support security upgrades to the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, following a security assessment highlighting its increased level of risk. This will include increased use of technology, smart design features and additional security staff.
Extending the Pilot of the Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS) Category
This initiative provides funding to extend the Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS) category pilot for a further three years to gather more information on the effectiveness of this method of refugee resettlement at meeting its objectives.
Implementing the Reforms to the Employer-Assisted Work Visa System
This initiative funds the implementation of the reforms to the Employer-Assisted Temporary Work Visa System. The reforms will ensure work visa settings are flexible to respond to changing regional labour markets, that temporary foreign workers are only recruited for genuine shortages and that there are increased expectations on employers to employ and train more New Zealanders. The funding covers IT and process changes (including engagement with employers and sectors that have a high use of temporary foreign workers).
Improving the System for Refugee Family Reunification
This initiative provides funding to review and provide support to the system for refugee family reunification, as per the confidence and supply agreement between the New Zealand Labour Party and the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand.
|N/A||Not yet appropriated||-||-||7.157||7.468||7.557||-|
Increasing Worksafe New Zealand Capacity to Support the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol
This initiative provides funding to enable WorkSafe New Zealand to implement and operate the licensing regime for refrigeration technicians who work on systems using flammable, toxic or high pressure refrigerants.
|N/A||Levy funding to offset initiative||(0.176)||(0.41)||(0.255)||(0.07)||(0.07)||-|
|N/A||Fee funding to offset initiative||(0.176)||(0.445)||(0.912)||(0.727)||(0.727)||-|
Responding to Increased Claims for Refugee and Protected Person Status
This initiative provides funding to increase visa processing capacity for refugee and protected person claims in response to a forecast increase in claims.