29 Jan 2018

Stakes high for NZ seasonal worker recruitment in Solomons

From Morning Report, 8:51 am on 29 January 2018

Threats to the safety of a New Zealand recruiter while in Solomon Islands have underlined how desperate people are to join the seasonal worker scheme. New Zealand's decade-old Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme is bringing in 11,000 Pacific workers this season for the horticulture and viticulture industries. But as one RSE contractor who recruits directly in the islands has learnt, the stakes are high.