Australian fruit pickers face ‘outrageous’ exploitation

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-04 Fri 13:30
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With backpackers and those on working holiday visas failed to turn up this year, mostly due to the pandemic, in effect so did a large part of Australia’s seasonal workforce. Lacking as many as 30,000 workers this season, some farmers may have little choice but to walk away from millions of dollars-worth…

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