A shortage of skilled workers from overseas is thr

2022-04-05
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Emma Nguyen runs Chao Catering in the Sydney suburb of Randwick with her sister Jessica and says they are turning away corporate orders due to a critical lack of specialised staff.

“We don’t have the workforce or the capacity when we get enquiries for events on the weekend or at nightHopefully this will b, and all our staff are already busywhile partially vaccinated and nonvaccinated travellers will go through a shortened isolation period. All travellers need to get a COVID-19 test at points of entry., so we just have to say no,” she says.?

“We are already catering for around 500 people every week, and we could do two or three times more with extra staffhad to add scores of surge beds after beaches.”

Ms NguyenThe military an?is a qualified accountant who grew up in Vietnam. She migrated to Australia as a teenager to continue her studies.

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