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Seasonal workers from the Solomon Islands report exploitation to MBIE – hear the damning interview

From newsroom.co.nz

Taped after a group of workers complained to MBIE about Rarere, it reveals him threatening to withhold an allowance, report them to Immigration NZ, and then withhold flights back to their home countries.

“They said they didn’t have any employment. They didn’t have any money to buy food, and they were hungry.”

One worker decided to tape record the meeting after the group made a complaint to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s Labour Inspectorate.

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LINK: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/hungry-and-scared-in-hawkes-bay?fbclid=IwAR1w4arbSvzxn-5z78n3YkIILYt8mYkY4zacHLCgnIBQeMQHqwKNOgeK5UU

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