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Should employers have to recruit in NZ before looking overseas?

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Immigration New Zealand said that since the Essential Skills policy came into effect last July, it had been made mandatory for officers processing work permit applications to request a labour market test to ensure there were no New Zealanders available for the vacancies.

But an increasing number of migrant workers and their employers are feeling the impact only now as permits start to expire.

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