The labor movement remembers Sir Michael Cullen
The Council of Trade Unions offers our condolences on the passing of Sir Michael Cullen.
CTU President Richard Wagstaff comments on Sir Michael’s enduring legacy.
“The workers recognize and thank Sir Michael for his foresight and leadership on so many issues, but more particularly on the introduction of KiwiSaver.”
“KiwiSaver has seen working New Zealanders prepare for retirement in a structured and meaningful way that they have never done before. This program has been a huge success and has seen a change in the way New Zealanders -Zeelands perceive savings. “
Sir Michael also spearheaded the turnaround of the disastrous neoliberal economic experiment that preceded his time. public services.”
“Sir Michael was a friend of the workers. He made Aotearoa a better place. He will be sorely missed,” Wagstaff said.
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