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BUDGET 2021: Unemployment insurance on the cards

Paul McBeth
Thu, 20 May 2021

Paul McBeth
Thu, 20 May 2021
The government is working with Business New Zealand and the Council of Trade Unions to design an insurance scheme covering the bulk of a recently unemployed person’s earnings, based on the largely successful ACC workplace scheme.Finance minister Grant Robertson said the government is working with the worker and business lobbies to design a scheme and will be consulting certain groups in the coming months on what that should look like before going to the wider public.The Labour government campaigned on introducing such a scheme last year a...

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