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ACT Policy Launch - Advisory

ACT Policy Launch - Advisory

Sunday 1st Oct 2000 Richard Prebble Media Release -- Economy

ACT will release the first 2002 election policy by any political party tomorrow, said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.

ôTomorrow the coalitionÆs Employment Relations Act becomes law. ACT has decided to show New Zealanders that there is a better way by releasing our employment relations policy ôFreedom to Contractö on the same day.

ôThe main policy points include:

* the Employment Relations Act will be repealed

* the Employment court and Employment Relations Authority will be abolished * freedom to contract will be restored, and ACT will reinstate the best of the former Employment Contracts Act û except for the specialist tribunals. This will eliminate the huge gold-plated handshakes being given to well paid executives.

ôACTÆs freedom to contract will see more jobs, better jobs, a rising income for all New Zealanders, and it is just two years and two months away!,ö

When: Monday 2nd October @ 10am

Where: Outside Labour Department cnr of Federal and Swanson Sts, Auckland. (Down the road from TVNZ)

Who: Hon Richard Prebble will launch the policy

Why: To show New Zealand there is a better way.

For more information visit ACT online at http://www.act.org.nz or contact the ACT Parliamentary Office at act@parliament.govt.nz.


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