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Q+A panel

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Our Retail and Finance Secretary Maxine Gay appeared on the Q+A panel on Sunday. 

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Maxine Gay: Easter trading? Some things are more important than shopping

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Maxine had an op-ed published in the Herald on the ludicrous proposal to change Easter trading laws. 

Workers deserve better. 

"I think he's got it terribly wrong" - Maxine Gay slams Easter trading proposals

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Maxine Gay, our Retail and Finance Secretary, appeared on TV One's Breakfast to oppose the government's proposed changes to Easter trading laws. 

Workers get 3 and a half guaranteed days off each year. We think those are worth protecting, not reducing.

Karl Andersen on safety standards

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Our Transport and Logistics Secretary, Karl Andersen, spoke to the New Zealand Herald about the urgent need for clear safety standards in the waste and rubbish collection industry. 

There have been 11 deaths in the industry since 2001.

Robert Reid on the TPPA

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Opposition against the TPPA is hitting another gear. 

Our General Secretary Robert Reid made it clear on 3 News that the government must walk away from this dodgy deal. 


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