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Gutting ACC – Employer disunity over ACC privatisation

October 22, 2009 NZ Green Party 7

Conflicting statements from business lobbyists reveal that there is no consensus amongst New Zealand business about the privatisation of ACC.

Business New Zealand has issued a statement supporting foreign-owned insurance companies being able to compete with ACC in workplace accident compensation. They are at loggerheads with the Employers and Manufacturers Association, who oppose ACC privatisation.