Another Union row
Media Release 22 August 2014
ACT Leader Dr Jamie
Another Union row
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.
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.
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
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