Posts Tagged ‘nat-onomics’

Will Bill English heed his own warning?

Written By: - Date published: 11:43 am, October 5th, 2011 - 18 comments

Will double dipping double downgrade Bill English have the guts to heed his own warning?

Natonomics and Fire at Will

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, July 19th, 2010 - 156 comments

Extending Fire at Will and attacking union access to worksites undermines workers’ rights and is simply economic vandalism. Weaker work rights will tend to lead to lower wages (already falling under John Key’s watch), low wages lead to underinvestment and poor economic performance, and lack of work rights increases the risk in changing jobs making labour allocation less efficient.

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