Pay Round Ratification Ends Great Year For Police
7 December 2001
Police Minister George Hawkins has
welcomed today’s final ratification of sworn and non-sworn
pay rounds for police staff.
The settlement will give
police a two percent increase from 1 December this year and
a further one percent from 1 December 2002. The term of the
agreement is from 1 December 2001 to 30 June 2003.
settlement of the pay rounds ends a great year for Police,
with crime down, resolutions up and police receiving the
funding and resources they need from a government committed
to bringing crime down.
“With wage issues settled up until
2003, police can focus on continuing to win the war again
crime – that’s great news for New Zealanders,” said Mr
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