The Nats are determined to push through more attacks on the rights of working New Zealanders. The latest stories of abuse of the Fire at Will law to emerge involve a chef who ‘who used too much sauce’ and a dairy worker who stood up for an abused immigrant worker. The Nats want all of us to be subject to Fire at Will.
Our job is to fight back.
How? By spreading the word about what they are doing, by spreading the videos like the two below.
We’ve got to make it as politically expensive as possible for National to attack the rights of workers. They’re only doing it because they know most people don’t understand that under the new law they will be subject to a period of 90 days in a new job with no protection from unfair dismissal. They know that most people don’t realise that 1 in 5 workers on 90-day periods are being fired and have no right to challenge to legitimacy of their dismissal in court, or even be given a reason.
The more people that know, the more costly this becomes for National. It won’t stop the law passing, but it will make it that much more likely that we get a government next year that will repeal Fire at Will and protect the rights of working New Zealanders.