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Union calls for temporary halt to 457 visas for trades


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Old 01-24-2013, 10:50 AM
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Arrow Union calls for temporary halt to 457 visas for trades

One of Australia’s largest trade unions is calling for a temporary freeze on 457 visas for trades people because it is worried the system is creating a pool of cheap overseas workers. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says that new figures from the Immigration Department show a ‘shocking’ increase in the granting [...]

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Yep... there will always be troublemakers like that. Hence perception of unions is often negative in Australia.


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Yep, agree with Dexter. I don't see how a healthy competition will harm the consumer.

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