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Topic # 224369 14-Nov-2017 22:54
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Network company Chorus has scrapped a scheme that saw people from India working on voluntary unpaid contracts on its fibre optics programme in Nelson.

 

Chorus said it was "deeply uncomfortable" with the initiative, under which three men were brought in on the one-month contracts by a company sub-contracted to Universal Communications Group (UCG); Chorus' service company in Nelson.

 

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/98857100/chorus-deeply-uncomfortable-with-volunteers-scheme

 

 


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  Reply # 1901034 14-Nov-2017 23:12
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Hmm.. interesting...

 

 

 

Wonder if this is the first time this has happened with chorus workers.....





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