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Minimum Wage Increase an Insult

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MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau Hone Harawira
26th February
Minimum Wage Increase an Insult

“I bet people on the minimum wage are jumping for joy right now. After all they will get a whopping 25 more cents per hour for working their arses off!” says MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau Hone Harawira.

“An extra 25 cents is a kick in the guts to people who keep this country running. MANA, the Greens, Labour, the churches and the unions all know that if people want to have a reasonable standard of living then they need a living wage. A living wage is set by non-political groups at $18.40 per hour, not $13.75. What an insult”.

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