Low-skilled migrants-Australia needs you
Australia, 24th July: Australia is facing a high demand for low-paid migrants to work as cooks, waiters and kitchenhands.
This means Australian jobs for tens of thousands of foreign low-skilled workers.
Australian tourism needs low-skilled migrants—Low-paid migrants are seemingly appearing to be a best bet for the staff crunched Australian tourism industry. According to inside sources, hiring low-paid foreign hands is a cheap option for Australia rather than jobless Australian workers.
Australia tourism industry has lots of vacant job positions of cooks and waiters. And they want to get these filled at the earliest.
36,000 low skilled jobs in Australia—As per the information available, the nation has predicted a shortage of nearly 36,000 low-skilled workers needed to work on jobs in Australia. And the worst thing is that such shortage will move up to 56,000 in the period of next four years.
A point worth mentionable here is that in Australia, a waiter gets around $33,800 on an average. But the new Australian visa norms for skilled workers have a pre-requisite of high levels of English language along with the jobs restricted to wages higher than $49,000.
Relax Australian visa norms—Australian tourism industry—Australian tourism industry has called for an immediate reform in the Australian holiday visa rules to help bring the needed numbers of foreign skilled workers here. It may be worth mentioned that recent toughened visa rules have led to chaotic developments for hospitality training.
And it is quite well known that finding workers with requisite skills for the jobs in hospitality and tourism industry is quite tough. So, it is only by easing tougher and higher requirements for gaining Australian skilled worker visas can Australia hope to attract the foreign low-skilled workers.
By lessening language skills, shortage of restaurant and hotel workers can be filled. Immigrants are and will remain a good as well as a stable source of workforce over a long period of time, feel a large number restaurateurs and hoteliers in Australia.
Immigrants preferable over Australians—Since immigrants, especially those for low-skilled jobs, can be easily hired on lower wages as compared to Australians, hence, they seem to be a much cheaper and better option than hiring local workers.
And that’s what Australian tourism industry has been sayings.
Moreover, low-skilled immigrants are more tolerant of long and tiring working conditions. Even the Australian government admits that resorting to foreign labor is a good source of solving the problem of labor shortage in Australia.