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New Zealand: Restaurant workers treated like modern-day slaves - judge

8 February 2018

Working and living conditions of some workers at a Filipino restaurant were not far removed from a modern-day form of slavery, an Auckland District Court judge says...The exploitation of workers...was raised with Immigration New Zealand after one worker raised concerns with the Philippines Consulate...

Owners Luisito and Virgil Balajadia were sentenced at Auckland District Court...to 26 months in prison and eight months home detention, respectively...

[refers to 3 Kings Food]

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