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Keeping a work-life balance on Easter Sunday

6 April 2004

Hon Matt Robson MP, Progressive Deputy Leader

Keeping a work-life balance on Easter Sunday

After the Easter recess Parliament has a chance to provide a work-life balance for Kiwi families by rejecting Rodney Hide’s Shop Trading Hours bill. The current situation where shops do not open on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Anzac Day morning provides a small amount of time for families to be together.

“I have today presented a petition gathered by the National Distribution Union urging the House to vote against Rodney Hide’s Shop Trading Hours Bill.

“The NDU will be continuing to gather signatures over the next three weeks and I anticipate presenting those on May 4th,” said Matt Robson.

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