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Monday, 15 June 2020 12:37

Overstayers not moving

Written by  Milking It

Moving day has gone smoothly for most farmers but on some farms, some workers aren’t moving anywhere.

In March the Government announced an extension of no-cause terminations, meaning tenants could not be evicted, to support New Zealanders to stay in their rental properties during the Covid-19 lock down. Some farm workers are using this regulation to stay put in homes provided by their employer.

Meantime, the new farm worker has arrived with his family but has no accommodation to move into.

Milking It has been told that the dairy industry is asking the Government to review the legislation. 

Ministers are aware of the predicament facing some farmers but there has been very little remedial action from the Government. Time for action!

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