Māori Party Slams Low Income Earners Pitiful Wage Increase
Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 2:44 pm
Press Release: The Maori Party
Te Ururoa Flavell
MP for Waiariki
Māori Party Slams Pitiful Wage Increase for Low
The Māori Party today slammed the
Government’s announcement that the minimum wage is to
increase by a pitiful 25 cents.
Today, Labour Minister
Simon Bridges announced the minimum wage will increase from
$13.50 to $13.75 on the first of April.
had an opportunity to address low wages by increasing them
to a more realistic level, but instead has insulted low
income earners with today’s announcement,” said MP for
Waiariki Te Ururoa Flavell.