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Scoop Coverage: Employment Law Reform in Works

Published: Fri 16 Jul 2010 04:20 PM
Employment: 90-Day Firing Expansion & Union Access Changes In The Works?

Any plan to widen the 90 day fire-at-will law to all businesses during this term will be a clear breach of National's 2008 industrial relations pre-election policy, Green Party Industrial Relations spokesperson Keith Locke said today.
"Workers' hopes of bargaining for better pay and conditions will also be threatened by the Key Government's plan to require employer consent to unions before they may enter workplaces. More>>
Political Reactions:Labour - Migrants will be hard hit by labour law changesLabour - National kicks workers when they are downLabour - Every Kiwi worker affected by Key’s dismissalsLabour - Key Govt launches fresh attack on workers' rightsLabour - Minister could cause more workplace accidentsGreens - Govt set to break election promise on employmentMaori Party - Maori Party expresses concern over 90-day trialsNZ Alliance Party - Workers must fight back against Nats attacksUnions:CTU - Workers to protest Sunday against anti-worker agendaCTU - Attacks on workers and unions sinisterPublic Service Association - National strips workers of protectionRail And Maritime Transport Union - Fire at will extension compromises workers’ safetyTertiary Education Union - Employment law changes will reward bulliesMaritime Union - National anti-worker attack will be resistedService And Food Workers Union - "Fire at will" law shows Nats true face says unionEPMU - EPMU joins CTU in opposing National’s planASMS - Govt’s Employment Law Changes Threaten HospitalsEmployers:Employers And Manufacturers Association - Trial periods work. Here's the evidenceBusiness NZ - Over-reaction not warrantedFederated Farmers - 90-day widening gets the big tick from farmersTV3 Video - Labour, unions slam fire-at-will scheme extensionDim-Post Out-Link - National to ban gypsies from workplace
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