Monthly Migration Trends : September 2010
Figure 4 : Former work permit holders still employed in their original job by work permit type (n = 1843)
'Other' includes the permits issued under the Working Holiday Scheme and specific purposes permits
A labour market test is carried out to establish that there are no suitable New Zealand citizens or residents who can take up the work on offer or readily be trained to do the work on offer. If this is established, the migrants may be approved for a work permit (e.g. Essential Skills).
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