16 May 2018

NZ backpacker job board like 'the wild west'

From Morning Report, 7:28 am on 16 May 2018

A website is advertising jobs for backpackers and temporary visitors at below the minimum wage, in a market that's being described as the "wild west". The "backpackerboard" website currently has around 600 jobs on offer, but a workers advocate has taken some to task for advertising roles at below $16.50 per hour. Jonathan Mitchell reports.