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A migrant worker’s plight : Building good working relationships to stop labour drain

Saturday 13 May 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Features, In Depth

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A migrant worker’s plight : Building good working relationships to stop labour drain
Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Labour and Consumer Business Unit presenting on "Protecting workers in the Cook Islands". 23051250

Cook Islands employers are crying foul over the sudden departure of migrant workers to better paying New Zealand and Australian jobs, including some recent arrivals who have left the country without fulfilling their contracts. Online editor Losirene Lacanivalu investigates why these workers are leaving our shores and what can be done to stop this labour drain.

Cook Islands employers are crying foul over the sudden departure of migrant workers to better paying New Zealand and Australian jobs, including some recent arrivals who have left the country without fulfilling their contracts. Online editor Losirene Lacanivalu investigates why these workers are leaving our shores and what can be done to stop this labour drain.


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