In what is being alleged to be a policy volte-face on a pledge to get rid of the Labour Market Testing (LMT) prerequisite entirely, the concerned Australian minister has reportedly stated that the recruiters/job-providers, hiring for highly skilled occupations, will be let off from the condition for the LMT. Given this, they will not require to publicize employment-openings in the country, prior to proffering these to impermanent workers from abroad.
During the month of June this year, the nation’s previous Labor regime gave green signal to a legislation which necessitated the recruiters/job-providers of Down Under to promote jobs in the country, via the LMT, prior to hiring overseas employees, through the Temporary Work (Skilled) Permit (subcategory 457). The latest law necessitating the LMT has become effective from November 23, 2013 onwards.
During the month of June, this year, when the national parliament reportedly discussed the bill, the opposition immigration spokesperson resisted the LMT’s introduction claiming that the