16 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Forestry workers say rot started before pandemic

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 16 March 2020

Hundreds of forestry workers who have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 outbreak are being offered jobs in the horticulture sector, which is desperate for labour.

But many will struggle to get the same pay - and it seems the roots of the problem go back further than the pandemic.

Ruth Hill reports.