Report takes aim at labour conditions in blueberry industry

Updated December 10 2020 - 6:16pm, first published 9:00am
ROUGH: It's alleged blueberry pickers have been made to work seven days a week for less than minimum wage. Picture: AP
ROUGH: It's alleged blueberry pickers have been made to work seven days a week for less than minimum wage. Picture: AP

FARM workers were paid just $3 an hour to pick blueberries on the NSW North Coast, with the revelation sparking calls for a royal commission into the under-fire horticulture sector.

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