A living wage is the income necessary to provide workers and their families with the basic necessities of life. A living wage will enable workers to live with dignity and to participate as active citizens in society

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Waitakere candidates put to the test


Greg Presland said YES to the Living Wage at the West Auckland People's Assembly for this year's council elections.Greg Presland is a lawyer, a Living Wage Employer and first time candidate for the Waitakere Ward. He stands alongside Deputy Mayor, Penny Hulse, who also agreed to support a Living Wage for directly employed and contracted workers and to vote to ensure that, as a first step, the tender for cleaning services in 2017 is issued on the basis that all cleaners are paid no less than the Living Wage. Candidate, John Riddell, also voted to support the Living Wage commitments.

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