Industry survey offers snapshot of growers’ labour needs

This article is about Industry survey offers snapshot of growers’ labour needs. It became clear in March 2020 that the global impact of COVID–19 will affect Tasmania’s fruit industries. In preparation, Fruit Growers Tasmania (FGT) went out to Tasmania’s fruit growers in early June to get a measure of industry labour needs for each sector during the 2020–21 financial year period. Within the survey, participants were asked to indicate their industry sector(s) and a small number of questions relating to expected seasonal employee numbers, seasonal employee housing practices and ongoing employment within each sector.

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Categories: Australian Berry Journal, Industry, Labour Law, Spring 20, Workforce
Author: Claire McCrory, Michael Tarbath