Overseas employers want workers that don’t smoke and drink: NEC

A man works in a Hawke's Bay orchard under the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. Picture: FT FILE

SEASONAL workers employers in Australia and New Zealand are looking for workers who possess a full driving license, and do not smoke and drink.

This was revealed by a representative from the National Employment Centre (NEC) during his presentation at the Rewa Provincial Council meeting in Dreketi yesterday.

He said it was imperative to note that when officials from the ministry conduct its assessment, it looks for individuals who are fit physically and mentally.

The two-day meeting ended at Dreketi District School today.

More reports from the meeting will be published in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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