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Ministerial diary December 2019

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  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The Government is making sure we share the prosperity of our strong economy fairly with those on the minimum wage by lifting it to $18.90 per hour on 1 April 2020 – the next step in the Government’s plan for a $20 minimum wage by 2021, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

New Zealand has ratified the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention, reinforcing our strong commitment to ending forced labour and other forms of modern slavery, Workplace Relations and

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Ministerial diary November 2019

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  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The government is taking another step to ensure our economy is inclusive, and works for all New Zealanders. We are seeking feedback on options to better protect workers in vulnerable contracting situations, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Thank you for inviting me to speak tonight.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

We’ve improved border security with the NZeTA, New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority, which helps us to screen travellers for border and immigration risks off-shore before they travel to New Zealand. It was launched in August and became mandatory on 1 October 2019.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The Government has fixed an issue affecting how Immigration New Zealand has processed visa applications for culturally arranged marriages, which will now see a consistent process applied which ensures people with legitimate arranged marriages can visit New Zealand while also preventing any rorting of the system.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Ministerial diary October 2019

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  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The Government is making more progress to protect migrant workers and school students from exploitation today by providing a new online multilingual learning programme, which checks and clarifies employment rights knowledge in less than 30 minutes, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announced today.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The Government is taking action to build an inclusive economy where more of us receive our fair share at work and businesses can compete on great products and services, not undercutting wages and conditions, Immigration and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Let me first thank all the new unionists and members in the room.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

As the Minister for ACC I thank you all for the work that you do supporting New Zealanders in their literally most vulnerable moments.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

As part of its work to ensure businesses can get the skilled workers they need, the Coalition Government is re-opening and re-setting the Parent Category visa programme, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

New Zealand playing its part in Asia-Pacific and globally are behind changes announced today to the Coalition Government’s three year refugee quota policy, Immigration Minister Iain

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Creating thriving regions and inclusive local communities is the aim of the Welcoming Communities programme being rolled out across the country, says Immigration Minister Iain Lees-G

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Ministerial diary September 2019

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  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

This Coalition Government is making good progress in helping our regions to thrive by increasing the numbers of workers who can come to New Zealand to provide seasonal support and pr

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The Government is making progress on building an inclusive, sustainable and productive economy by helping regions and businesses get the workers they need with a new temporary work visa process, announced today by Minister of Immigration Iain Lees-Galloway.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Ministerial Diary August 2019

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  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

A new Navigation Service offers free, independent advice and advocacy for people making ACC claims.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

This Government is ensuring that excessive MPs’ pay increases are stopped and a fairer system is used in future, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to participate in your conference, One Voice Against Bullying.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The government takes another step to improve border security today.

  • Hon Iain Lees-Galloway