Federal regs amended: Outworkers; 457-visa workers

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Federal regs amended: Outworkers; 457-visa workers

Fair Work — outworker regs; Migration amendment regs — 457-visa workers.

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Fair Work — outworker regs; Migration amendment regs — 457-visa workers.
 
Fair Work — outworker regs
 
The Fair Work Amendment Regulations 2009 (No 2)amend the Fair Work Regulations 2009 relating to investigation entry regarding outworkers in the textile, clothing and footwear industry, and to occupational health and safety entry under Australian Capital Territory legislation.
 
The Regulations are available online.
 
For the Explanatory Statement, click here.
 
 
Migration amendment regs — 457–visa workers
 
The Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No 9) amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to align Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visas with the new sponsorship framework (at Division 3A of Part 2 of the Migration Act 1958 and new Part 2A of the Regulations).
 
These amendments complement amendments to the Act made by the Migration Legislation Amendment (Worker Protection) Act 2008 and amendments to the Regulations made by the Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No 5).
 
These Regulations also create the new Subclass 406 (Government Agreement) visa.
 
The Regulations are available online.
 
For the Explanatory Statement, click here.
 
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