The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) has welcomed the Government's decision not to support the reintroduction of youth rates.From yesterday:
The National Party yesterday ruled out supporting a bill introduced to Parliament by Act MP Sir Roger Douglas pushing for youth rates.
Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples said the Maori unemployment figures were shocking.
"It's terrible, that's about all you can say really," he told reporters.
Dr Sharples said training opportunities for young Maori would help....