Posts Tagged ‘shop trading hours’

Shop Trading Hours Bill no longer a matter of conscience for MPs Comments 0

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

In a recent blog, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand pointed out that some of the MPs speaking in favour of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill  referred  to the importance of freedom of choice.  “However, they have given away their own freedom of choice in relation to this significant measure.  Families, communities and low-paid retail workers will Read more

Family time under threat in the Shop Trading Hours Bill Comments 0

Friday, November 6th, 2015

New Zealand’s Catholic Bishops are disappointed that workers’ family time is under threat in the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill. MPs have voted 75 to 45 in favour of the bill, moving it to the Commerce Committee for consideration. “We are disappointed that the vote in favour of sending the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill Read more