E tū ecstatic as we welcome a Labour-led Government
E tū says it is ecstatic after confirmation tonight that E tū member Jacinda Ardern is our next Prime Minister.
E tū is the country’s biggest private sector union, with more than 55,000 members, and is a Labour Party affiliate.
Assistant National Secretary, John Ryall says our members
will be celebrating tonight, in expectation of a better deal
for working families.
“Our members supported change; they have campaigned for change, and they voted for change and they will be ecstatic about this outcome.
“Our members made a huge commitment to this election campaign, in workplaces, in their communities, and in their families; talking to their workmates, hitting the phones to promote change and pounding the streets getting out the vote.
“Tonight’s vote is a vindication of that effort and the values behind it – a fair deal for working people and a fairer distribution of the country’s wealth.”
John also noted Winston Peters’ acknowledgement that New Zealanders voted for change, and says E tū supports the NZ First leader’s assertion that today “the country has the change it needs”.
also campaigned for the Green Party and John says he is
looking forward to learning the details of the agreements
between the three parties; Labour, the Green Party, and New