Coolderry's Tom Parlon is director general of the construction industry federation.
There's a warning thousands of construction workers will leave the country to seek work overseas.
It's after the Housing Minister said he can't guarantee the sector will reopen on April 5th.
Currently, only essential building is allowed and the Construction Industry Federation says 60,000 workers are on PUP.
Director General of the CIF, Tom Parlon, says the sector is safe and they've been lobbying the Government to get back open: