New Zealand Parliament Pāremata Aotearoa

Petition of Simon Lusk: Silver Fern Farms and Alliance Group Pay Back the Wage Subsidy

Published date: 29 Apr 2020

Petition request

That the House of Representatives urge the Government to require businesses such as Silver Fern Farms and the Alliance Group to pay back any wage subsidies they have claimed while their plants are still operating.

Petition reason

To force essential industries with high profits to return the wage subsidy that was designed to keep workers employed when they could not work during the COVID-19 crisis.

Number of Signatures: 258
Closing date: 24 May 2020