20 May 2020

Union says Fletchers job cuts "short-sighted"

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 20 May 2020

A union representing construction workers at Fletcher Building says the move to cut about 1000 jobs is short-sighted.

The country's largest construction company says it will reduce its workforce by 10 percent, with the Covid-19 crisis likely to have a significant effect on its business both in New Zealand and Australia.

The National Secretary of the Amalgamated Workers Union, Maurice Davis, spoke with Māni Dunlop