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Mapp Bill Would Promote Job Creation and Innovation.

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Mapp Bill Would Promote Job Creation and Innovation 3 August 2006. Releasing the New Zealand Business Roundtable's submission on MP Wayne Mapp's Employment Relations (Probationary Employment) Amendment Bill, executive director Roger Kerr said opposition to it was ?scaremongering?. "Probationary periods are standard across the OECD with governments of the political left and right alike. Indeed, some of those with the longest periods are in Britain (under the Blair Labour government) and social democratic Denmark.

 

By NZBR, New Zealand.

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Perspective: Issue 75, Nordic Stars

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Perspective: Issue 75, Nordic Stars. Af Chresten Anderson, 8 April 2006. All Europe needs to do to save its ailing welfare states, goes the current thinking in Brussels, is copy the ?Nordic Model.? By this popular notion, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland have found the magic formula to marry high growth with ?social justice.? This much misunderstood model is likely to be discussed at a European Union summit next week devoted to the economy.

 

By New Zealand Business Roundtable, New Zealand.

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