Kiwi builder defends Filipino workforce
- Published: 18 Jan 2013 at 14.46
- Online news:
A director of a New Zealand construction firm has defended his company’s decision to recruit Filipinos to help rebuild earthquake-damaged Christchurch.
Large areas of the city on New Zealand’s South island suffered earthquake damage in 2010 and 2011.
Phil Cooper of Christchurch construction firm Buildtech is in the Philippines to hire about 20 workers and claims that his company has advertised locally for builders for two years with little success.
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