Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill

About this bill

The purpose of this omnibus bill is to improve compliance and enforcement legislation to deter employers from exploiting migrant workers. The bill also aligns the powers of the Labour Inspectorate and Immigration New Zealand, and supports greater collaboration between the two regulators to undertake compliance and enforcement activity.

Current status

Passed first reading 18 October 2022, now with the Education and Workforce Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 01 December 2022

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 174-1
Introduced 29 September 2022
First reading 18 October 2022
Select Committee Education and Workforce Committee
Public submissions due 1 December 2022
Divided No

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