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Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:46

IT lobby group claims firms cheating on 457 visas

A lobby group for Australian IT workers has threatened to "name and shame" companies that it claims are exploiting the 457 visa system to bring in overseas workers at low salaries and keeping local IT graduates out.

Published in Outsourcing

Demand for IT professionals is at an historic high, according to a new employment report which reveals that demand is highest for contractors as companies look to increase or maintain their use of non-permanent labour.

Published in Recruitment

Foreign IT workers are being imported into Australia in their thousands and paid significantly lower wages than qualified Australian IT professionals, many of whom often struggle to find jobs.

Published in Recruitment

There might be more opportunities to secure a job in the IT sector this year, but salaries for IT professionals will barely rise despite employers’ plans to increase IT budgets.

Published in Enterprise Staff

The Australian Computer Society continues to beat the drum on what it claims is the on-going abuse of the 457 Visa system by companies hiring immigrant workers ahead of local ICT graduates or to replace retrenched, older ICT workers.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 15:56

Employer use of 457 visas under fire from union

Construction, forestry and mining union, the CFMEU, says there is an urgent need for the federal government to implement legislation that would place a legal obligation on employers to prove no Australian workers are available before 457 visas are approved for temporary foreign workers.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 21 March 2013 22:23

457 reasons why there is no skills shortage

There are fewer high level IT jobs advertised on jobs boards than at any time since GFC circa 2008, yet some self-interested parties still claim there is a skills shortage.  Oh heck, let’s name names – Clarius, there is no IT skills shortage in Australia and if there is one thing this government has got right is its stated intention to crack down on unnecessary IT 457 visas

Published in Education

Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has singled out the IT industry as an area that is receiving too many 457 visas.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 07:58

Skills dip pressures government 457 rules

Recruitment company Candle has again called on the Government to revise the rules governing 457 visas, in order to allow recruitment companies to bring in skilled people from overseas, and bench them until a suitable position can be found. Only then will major IT projects such as the NBN, e-health initiatives and banking revamps be able to access skills when and where they need them.

Published in Recruitment
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