Labour Party unemployment target a breath of fresh air
Party unemployment target a breath of fresh
Kiwi workers should welcome the Labour
Party’s goal of 4% unemployment and Budget surpluses when
it leads the next government.
“For the past six years
we’ve had a government with no coherent strategy and no
desire to create skilled, secure, high-value jobs for
Kiwis,” says Bill Newson, national secretary of the
Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.
that 4% unemployment and government surpluses aren’t a
hoax. The last Labour government achieved both, following a
National-led government which ran up debt and
“Together with their policies to support
manufacturing and restore basic employment rights for
working people which have been taken away under National,
Labour is proving itself to be a party with a plan and a
vision of a New Zealand which works for everyone.”
EPMU represents over 30,000 workers in industries such as
manufacturing, aviation, mining and postal
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