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Another Union row

Media Release 22 August 2014

ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte

Another Union row


“ The teachers union the NZEA is getting ready for another industrial dispute. These disputes now only occur in the government sector. National has no one to blame but themselves” said ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte.

“National has increased centralisation and the bureaucratic control of teaching. If National had carried out National Party policy and bulk funded schools we would have no more nationwide disputes as schools would hire, negotiate pay and conditions like every other business does successfully every day. And we would not have a multi million dollars white elephant the Nova pay system.” Said Dr Whyte.

“ACT advocates letting all schools become partnership schools but as a first step National implementing National policy and bulk funding schools would be a good start” said Dr Whyte.


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