‘Nomination ceiling’ removed from 457 immigration program
The ceiling on nominations for 457 visas has now been abolished since 14 February 2014, which should make life a whole lot easier for employers looking to nominate and sponsor overseas workers.
When the 457 immigration program underwent a major restructure in July 2013, a cap was placed on the number of positions an employer could sponsor overseas workers to fill. Meaning if a business had reached its quota of nominations, but still had positions in need of skilled workers, there was very little they could do in the situation. Read more →