Based on the news story your group has chosen and the feedback received for group presentation, develop a report to the CEO of the respective organisation. Report should include;
(a) A comprehensive analysis of the issue(s) and
(b) Recommendations for short and longer term action.
NEWS STORY GIVEN TO US
457 visa changes are 2% practical, 98% political
One problem with the recent 457 visa changes is that they are 2% practical, 98% political, according to Petra Playfair, CEO of Playfair Visa and Migration Services.
Playfair told HRD that the announcements were made without legislation which is very uncommon in immigration.
“Immigration normally goes through checks and balances that allow for the transition requirements to be in writing,” said Playfair.
“Therefore, a decision could be made by an HR manager whether to progress on a certain pathway or whether there will be no pathway at all....
Your organisation is a medium scale IT service provider which currently employs foreign employees under 457 Visa category. As the HR manager, you are required to advise the CEO and the management team on
(a) Implications of the aforementioned changes to your organisation.
(b) Your recommendations for meeting future workforce requirements.