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Petition: Public sector pay cut for COVID-19 relief

Pay cut imageA temporary salary reduction for politicians and the highest-paid public sector staff would be a prudent and compassionate response to current pressures facing households and businesses.

On average, public sector workers are paid around a third more than the private sector. They also have the luxury of far higher job security. A 20 percent pay cut would be a small sacrifice in these extraordinary times when so many New Zealanders are losing their jobs.

I call on politicians, senior bureaucrats, and local council leadership to take a 20 percent pay cut in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Voice of the People
Kim Ireland
Neil Morrow
Ira Heyder
Elizabeth Devine
Michelle Rudgley
Bunty Condon
Bernard Powell
Willem Van der Steen
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Robert Gray
Tabet Haddadin
Robert Davey
Gray Bartlett
Irene Boyce
David Ireland
Laraine Barker
Richard Hurst
Steve McCann
Richard Hurst
1,897 SIGNATURES
2,000 signatures

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