Grant Robertson: Government's upskilling and is bringing more workers into the country

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:50AM
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Photo / NZ Herald

Grant Robertson: Government's upskilling and is bringing more workers into the country

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:50AM

Grant Robertson says there should be a balance between keeping New Zealanders safe from Covid-19, and filling skills shortages.

Unemployment's dropped to 4% and many commentators say we've reached, or are nearly at, full employment.

Employers are screaming out for more workers.

The Finance Minister says the Government's upskilling people and is bringing more people into the country on critical and seasonal worker visas.

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