Do you employ migrant workers? You need to be aware of the Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Act, which comes into force on January 6.

The law, which amends the Immigration Act 2009, Employment Relations Act 2000 and Companies Act, will introduce a tough penalty regime to deter the exploitation of migrant staff.

What you need to know

If you employ migrant workers, be aware of the forthcoming changes and ensure your paperwork, including HR documentation, is easily accessible and in good order.

Give us a call if you think the new law could affect your business.

Disclaimer: This blog has been carefully prepared, but it has been written in general terms only. The blog should not be relied upon to provide specific information without also obtaining appropriate professional advice after detailed examination of your particular situation.