10 Jun 2021

Border exemptions welcome but some say it's a drop in bucket

From Checkpoint, 6:12 pm on 10 June 2021

New border exemptions are being welcomed, but the business and hospitality industries say the government's underestimating the size of the problem.

The green light's been given for about 10,000 foreign workers on temporary visas to stay in the country for another six months, to ease labour shortages.

But some in the industry say the numbers boost is just a drop in the bucket. Kim Moodie reports.