Hon Matt Robson MP, Progressive deputy leader,
welcomed the news that the NZ First party supports four
weeks leave for all employees.
“I was pleased to see Peter
Brown’s statement that they would conditionally support it
being introduced earlier than 1 April 2007.
introducing an SOP to the Holidays Bill to introduce four
weeks leave from 1 April 2005. So NZ First will be able to
vote for four weeks coming in two years earlier even though
they have concerns about the rest of the Holidays
“That will be three parties supporting four weeks
“Parents will be disappointed for their
children’s sake if NZ First chose not to cast their votes in
line with their words.
“Four weeks leave in law will be
good for businesses because it reduces stress. Restred
workers will boost productivity. Further, it will put all
businesses on the same level playing field,” said Matt
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