Posts Tagged ‘easter trading’

Family or Shopping?

Written By: - Date published: 1:38 pm, May 31st, 2016 - 50 comments

The union movement is petitioning Peter Dunne and Te Ururoa Flavell to put families ahead of shopping and vote to protect Easter Sunday. You can click here to join them.

Easter trading defeated (again)

Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, December 10th, 2009 - 10 comments

A victory for New Zealand’s 270,000 retail workers and their families last night, with Parliament voting 62-59 to reject National MP Todd McClay’s Easter Sunday trading bill. This debate has never been about observing a religious holiday as the neoliberals try to paint it, it’s about recognising that there should be times during the year […]

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