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Farm labour: Filling the labour gap

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Farmlabour FACTSHEET southern region fiLLing THe fArm LABOur gAP.. The benefits of employing part-time labour include: number of work hours and times that suit both parties; regularity and consistency in having the same staff member all year round; training or skills developed are applied continually throughout the year; and development of a good working relationship, in which both parties gain a better understanding of orking together... The benefits of employing casual labour include: help completing specific jobs that require additional resources or a different skill set; having appropriate labour available at the required time; potential to fill a labour gap at short notice; help to ease the workload during peak periods; and increased efficiency during peak times...