Posts Tagged ‘Workers’s Rights’

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

Prime Minister still favours liberisation of Easter trading laws Comments 0

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

The Easter trading laws aren’t working and need an overhaul, Prime Minister John Key says. “I don’t think the law is working terribly well, but I’ve always voted in favour of liberalisation of trading laws when it comes to Easter weekend,” Key said. The Retailers Association has suggested that shops should be allowed to open Read more