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Junior Doctors go on Strike

October 19, 2016 Denise Roche 0

Thousands of junior doctors took strike action for 24 hours this week for better working conditions and safer working hours. The Green Party supports their cause.

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Another National Government failure: 90 day work trials

June 21, 2016 Denise Roche 2

On Friday last week, the Treasury released a report by MOTU economic consultants into the effectiveness of the controversial 90-day work trial legislation. The report found that there was “no evidence that the policy affected the number of hires by firms on average, either overall or into employment that lasted beyond the trial period” – which is what National said it would do. It also had no effect on the number of “disadvantaged jobseekers” being hired. In short, 90-day trials have failed to do what National said they would do.

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Dying for a job

December 5, 2013 Denise Roche 0

Three more workers lost their lives in forestry related deaths over the last 10 days and the government still sits on their hands and refuses Read More

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