Nash paves way for more foreign manufacturing workers

Ella Somers
Fri, 11 Mar 2022

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Ella Somers
Fri, 11 Mar 2022
A border exception class has been created for 100 advanced manufacturing specialists to help ease some of the workforce pressures the industry is currently facing.Economic development minister Stuart Nash said the move will help alleviate some of the pressure manufacturers are feeling, particularly in the provinces where they struggle to attract people in a time of low unemployment.“The class exception announced today will relieve some of the immediate pressure before the staged reopening of New Zealand’s borders,” Nash said i...

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