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Appendix 3: Summary of submissions

Twelve written submissions were received from the following organisations: Federated Farmers of New Zealand, Hospitality Association of New Zealand, National Association of Retail Grocers and Supermarkets of New Zealand, Small Business Advisory Group, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, National Distribution Union, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Service and Food Workers Union, Unite Union, Mayors’ Taskforce for Jobs, National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women and Working Women’s Resource Centre. The main points are summarised as follows.

Employer representative groups

National Association of Retail Grocers and Supermarkets of New Zealand (Incorporated) (NARGON)

Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Federated Farmers of New Zealand

Small Business Advisory Group

Employee representative groups

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO)

Service and Food Workers Union

National Distribution Union (the NDU)

Unite

Other organisations

Working Women’s Resource Centre

Mayors’ Taskforce for Jobs

National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW)