28 Nov 2018

Workplace law changes please coalition, unions, employers

From Morning Report, 7:16 am on 28 November 2018

Labour's struck a deal on its flagship workplace law changes that appeases its coalition partners, businesses, and unions. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill passed its second reading at Parliament last night. Its passage had looked on shaky ground when New Zealand First put its foot down on behalf of employers, but Winston Peters now says he's happy and his party has voted in favour to prove it. Political reporter Gia Garrick explains what's changed.