Labour mobility

WP 2020/02 Health Care Management in Australia’s and New Zealand’s Seasonal Worker Schemes

Globally, it is estimated that there are over 164 million labour migrants, many of whom are temporary migrants choosing overseas labour mobility options as a way to improve livelihoods for their fa

IB 2018/24 Suitable Accommodation for Seasonal Worker Programs

This In Brief looks at some of the challenges as well as changes that have recently occurred in relation to accommodation standards in New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme (RSE) and ar

IB2016/23 Labour Mobility Support Networks — ‘It’s Not Just a Seasonal Thing’

This In Brief highlights local ni-Vanuatu support structures initiated through workers’ participation in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer Sch

Pacific Labour Mobility: Removing the Gender Blinkers

To date, women’s participation in the SWP and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme has been low (Bailey 2014; Chattier 2015). Increasing women’s participation in these

New Responses to Natural Disasters through Seasonal Labour Mobility Programs

This In Brief discusses how recent labour mobility policies can and have enabled contributions for immediate and mid- to long-term recoveries

Using Material Remittances from Labour Schemes for Social and Economic Development: Case Study Vanuatu

Millions of dollars are remitted each year to Pacific island states via seasonal workers participating in Australia's Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Z

The Labour Force Behind New Zealand's Increased Productivity in the Horticulture and Viticulture Sectors

During the 2014 Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) conference, New Zealand Immigration Minister, Michael Woodhouse, announced that the government would incre

Pacific Labour Mobility & Australia's Seasonal Worker Program: Opportunities, Impediments and Potential

This In Brief is the first of a series on Pacific labour mobility.

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