Kōrero: Workforce composition

Multilingual workers

Multilingual workers

Increased immigration from non-English-speaking countries has meant more New Zealand workers now speak two or more languages. Some workplaces are taking advantage of their staff’s language skills, such as this Auckland supermarket. Supervisor Pooja Dhawan (left) and checkout operator Dayal Talukder have special responsibility for dealing with customers whose first language is not English.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Bradley Ambrose

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Workforce composition - Ethnicity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22704/multilingual-workers (accessed 28 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Paul Callister and Robert Didham, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010