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Risks and Rewards of allowing seasonal workers from the Pacific into Australia

Chand, Satish


It is time some considered thought was given to allowing businesses short of workers to recruit from neighbouring Pacific island countries. Pacific island nations have an abundant supply of able and keen workers. It is, therefore, a ‘no brainer’ that a well regulated temporary worker scheme has the potential to be a ‘win-win’ for the employers and their employees in a regionally-deregulated labour market. What is less well recognised is the fact that easing of access to workers from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Economic Bulletin


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