1 Jul 2019

American Samoa Starkist workers without pay for weeks

11:26 am on 1 July 2019

More than 2000 production workers at American Samoa's Starkist cannery will be without work or pay cheques for a week.

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Photo: RNZI / Monica Miller

The company's vice-president Michelle Faist said the plant has been shut down for maintenance until 7 July.

Workers' income is expected to be covered by tax refund cheques.