9 Oct 2017

Construction industry wants 20,000 foreign workers

From Morning Report, 7:50 am on 9 October 2017

In the latest bid to solve the construction industry's critical labour shortage, a new campaign starts today with the aim of attracting up to 20,000 foreign workers.

The website LookSee Build New Zealand has 20 companies signed up looking for new staff as the pressure mounts to meet a projected demand for almost 60,000 skilled workers in just five years.