Economy

How to fix NZ's skilled worker problem

Jem Traylen
Tue, 10 Aug 2021

How to fix NZ's skilled worker problem
The EMA says the government must sort out the MIQ system. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Jem Traylen
Tue, 10 Aug 2021
In part three of our deep dive into the state of our labour markets, BusinessDesk talks to the EMA and CTU about how to increase the supply of skilled workers in a tight labour market.Part One - Is the labour market tight or what? Part Two - How NZ became reliant on migrant workers With the dramatic fall in unemployment numbers over recent months, it’s no wonder the Employers and Manufacturers Association says its members can’t get enough people.Head of advocacy and strategy, Alan McDonald, said there are signifi...

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