Unite Union welcomes Labour Party increase to minimum wage
Unite Union welcomes Labour
Party’s announcement to increase minimum wage by $2 per
30th July 2014
welcomes the announcement today by the Labour Party to
increase the minimum wage by $2 per hour by early 2015.
Tom Buckley, Unite Union’s Assistant Secretary said
“An increase to the minimum wage of $2 per hour is a
substantial increase to the pay packets of low paid workers
throughout New Zealand. This is a meaningful step towards a
Living Wage and will represent a significant increase to an
overwhelming majority of Unite’s members .”
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