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D-day for thousands of worker submissions


27 February 2002

D-day for thousands of worker submissions

Friday March 1 is delivery day for thousands of submissions from workers supporting the Government’s Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill.

March 1 is the last day for submissions on the bill.

Union members will deliver submissions and plant 500 white crosses in Parliament Grounds to highlight New Zealand’s annual toll of work-related deaths.

In Auckland a similar event will take place at the Parliament Street construction site where worker Terua Tearoa was tragically killed in January this year.

Lunchtime events will also be held in Whangarei and Rotorua.

Date: March 1
Time: 12.15
Place: Parliament, Grounds, Wellington

Date: March 1
Time: 12.15
Place: Cnr. Anzac Ave. and Parliament St, Auckland city

Lunchtime events in Whangarei and Rotorua are at 12.30pm at Cameron Street, Whangarei and Willowhaven Holiday Park, Ngongotaha, Rotorua.

For further information contact Lyndy McIntyre, Tel: (04) 802-3817 (w), 027 243 7031, (04) 905-5185 (h)

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