Ireland (2 July 2021) – Launch of a Public Consultation Commencing Review of the Occupations Lists for Employment Permits has been saved
Ireland (2 July 2021) – Launch of a Public Consultation Commencing Review of the Occupations Lists for Employment Permits
Impact - Medium
What is the change? The Economic Migration Policy Unit of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has now launched the public consultation commencing the next review cycle of the Occupational Lists for Employment Permits. Submissions are invited from sector representative bodies and interested parties via the linked form, which are to be received by close of business 12 August 2021.
- Implementation time frame: Submissions are accepted from 1 July 2021 until 5pm on 12 August 2021
- Who is affected: The submission process is an opportunity for stakeholders to provide information, experiences and different perspectives on the nature and extent of skill and/or labour shortages, and stakeholder submissions are a vital source of information and views, which help to inform the Department’s final assessment of the status of occupations.
- Next Steps: Employers whom wish to make a submission with any observations may do so by emailing email@example.com by 5pm, 12 August 2021.
Analysis & Comments:
Employers are invited to make a submission with observations if they feel that there are skills/labour shortages or surpluses in relation to occupations in their sector, the impact of which is adversely affecting their industry.
Employers should include in their submission any relevant actors that they consider are impacting on their sector so that consideration can be given to making adjustments to the lists, for example, data on the skills or labour shortages, information on recruitment efforts undertaken, retention difficulties, relevant training incentives, impact on business, expansion plans etc., and any other evidence or data such as industry surveys or reports and views within their sector.
The submission process is an opportunity for stakeholders to provide information and experiences and different perspectives on the nature and extent of skill and/or labour shortages. Stakeholder submissions are a vital source of information and views helping inform the Department’s final assessment of the status of occupations.
The consultation form is available on the Department’s website, accessible through the ‘Consultations’ link on the webpage:
For convenience, attached below is a link to the Department’s webpage providing access to the Employment Permits Acts and the Employment Permits Regulations:
If you have any submissions you feel are relevant and would like to discuss further, please contact the Deloitte immigration team to assist.
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