Taxpayer Paying Public Servants a Bonus for Joining a Union
Union Welfare: Taxpayer Paying Public Servants a Bonus for
Joining Trade Union
13 APRIL 2014
The Taxpayers’ Union is outraged that taxpayers
are being forced to fork out bonuses to Parliamentary staff
on the condition that they join a trade
Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan
Williams, says “This is union welfare and a political
subsidy for the left."
"We know of parliamentary staff who
feel uncomfortable with the pressure from the Parliamentary
Service to join a union. The bonus is just a formalised
version of bullying people who don't won't to join a
“The Government should scrap these kinds of
deals. It made sense that the Labour Party would want to
ensure its trade union donors are well funded. The fact it
is continuing under National is outrageous."
were revealed in today’s Herald on Sunday. The email referred to
in the article is available at www.taxpayers.org.nz.
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