Written By: notices and features - Date published: 11:13 am, June 25th, 2009 - 82 comments
Categories: benefits, national/act government, workers' rights - Tags: john key, mcdonalds, mcjobs, paula bennett, recession
John Key, 20 May 2007:
My legacy will be a strong New Zealand economy with higher wages, lower taxes and greater competitiveness. My legacy will be a country that young New Zealanders want to stay and work in.
The Press, 25 June 2009:
Thousands of beneficiaries could soon be flipping burgers under a deal between Work and Income and McDonald’s.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett revealed the agreement during a select committee meeting at Parliament yesterday. The agreement will provide up to 7000 unemployed for the fast-food chain’s restaurant expansion plans over the next five years.