But even the best wage increases achieved today are rapidly eroded by inflation. We need to demand regular, annual government-mandated wage increases that match the rise in the cost of living. When there is a labour shortage, as there is now, conditions are favourable for such a fight.
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A week ago Phil Twyford, New Zealand Labour Party spokesman on housing, presented the evidence for his claim that the ongoing inflation in house prices in Auckland is due to […]