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IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has opened a public consultation period on a set of proposed changes to Ireland’s Employment Permits system.
What does the change mean? The proposals include introducing seasonal employment permits, revising the labor market test, streamlining Trusted Partner and renewal applications and simplifying salary requirements. Employers have until Jan. 17, 2020 to provide submissions in response to the consultation.
Additional information: Officials announced the proposed changes in November. Under the legislation, Ireland would do the following:
Employers interested in providing a submission should (1) send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line Consultation on General Scheme of an Employment Permits (Consolidation and Amendment) Bill; or (2) send their response by post to Economic Migration Policy Unit, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Earlsfort Centre, Lower Hatch Street, Dublin 2. More information is available on this website.
Analysis & Comments: The public consultation period offers employers an opportunity to provide their feedback on the proposed changes to the employment permits system. Employers interested in providing a submission are encouraged to work with Deloitte in doing so.
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