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ANDREA BLACK: What we need is wages, safety and a safety net

Andrea Black
Fri, 02 Oct 2020

ANDREA BLACK: What we need is wages, safety and a safety net
Andrea Black
Fri, 02 Oct 2020
Dear minister, The Prime Minister likes to talk about New Zealand becoming the place it thinks it is. That is a place where working people are paid a fair wage in return for their labour, where everyone is able to return home safely to their loved ones at the end of the day, a place which is free from all kinds of workplace discrimination. Not spending too much of their pay on housing and not having too much of their Working for Families or accommodation supplement clawed back if they get a pay rise – no matter how small.We could be...

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