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Posted 24 April 2018 - 02:07 PM

Would anybody happen to have, or able to link me to, Labours election campaign promises for ACC for the 2014 election campaign ????

I have the 2017 one but trying to get hold of the 2014 information.

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 09:09 PM

View PostHuggy, on 24 April 2018 - 02:07 PM, said:

Would anybody happen to have, or able to link me to, Labours election campaign promises for ACC for the 2014 election campaign ????

I have the 2017 one but trying to get hold of the 2014 information.

Thanks.



Hope this helps Posted Image I clicked the link on this page tfor a look at the full Acc policy promise document and got an OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOps doesn't exist.

https://www.labour.o...c_for_all_kiwis


Labour promises a fairer ACC for all Kiwis


Posted by David Hawkins on August 08, 2014

Accident compensation for loss of potential earnings will rise under a Labour Government, while people not earning at the time of their accident will also be eligible for compensation, Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says.

Releasing Labour’s ACC policy today he said Labour believes everyone should get a fair deal from ACC.

“That means those who are entitled to cover will get it. At the moment some groups are disproportionally disadvantaged.

“Currently claimants injured before they have the opportunity to begin earning are eligible for support equal to 80 per cent of the higher of the minimum weekly wage or 125 per cent of the invalid’s benefit.

“We will increase compensation for loss of potential earnings to 80 per cent of the median wage. We don’t think it’s right to assume that a person who is injured at an early age would have earned only the minimum wage had the injury not occurred.

“An unfair anomaly that means people who were not earning at the time they had an accident but are working when they become incapacitated do not receive weekly compensation, will also be scrapped under a Labour government.

“We will also investigate the introduction of a flat levy on all employers to fund occupational disease claims.

“While National has justified massive levy increases with its claims that ACC was in crisis, ACC recorded a surplus in 2012/13 of $4.9 billion, far in excess of what it needs. Despite advice from MBIE and ACC to cut levies, the Government has kept them unnecessarily high to achieve surplus.

“Labour will review levies to ensure they are not higher than needed to meet real costs of entitlements, and cut them if affordable.

“ACC has a proven track record. A Labour Government will ensure it is maintained as a publicly-owned social insurance scheme for all New Zealanders, with an increased focus on rehabilitation and long-term injury prevention,” Iain Lees-Galloway said.


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Posted 05 May 2018 - 09:43 PM

https://www.labour.o...s_fix_not_glitz

ACC’s reputation needs fix, not glitz

Posted by Iain Lees-Galloway on October 29, 2014

Restoring public trust and confidence in ACC will take a lot more than a new communications strategy or social media blitz, says Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway.
“Under National, ACC has come to be perceived as insensitive, difficult to deal with, constantly breaching privacy, overly litigious and inclined to use every tactic in the book to avoid paying out for treatment and compensation.

“Today Minister Nikki Kaye admitted that ACC has no idea how much it is losing to fraudulent claims and that its data is completely out of date.

“On top of all that, the Government is using the Corporation as a cash cow to prop up a budget surplus that doesn’t really exist.

“Nikki Kaye was expected to be a breath of fresh air after Judith Collins was sacked as ACC Minister, but there was nothing fresh about her thinking today. In fact she denied something that Judith Collins was quite honest about – that ACC levies are being kept artificially high to help the Government reach that fictitious surplus.

“National has destroyed the reputation of a New Zealand treasure that we should all be immensely proud of.
All Kiwis want is for ACC to provide fair treatment and fair compensation in return for a fair levy. Is that too much to ask Nikki?”



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Posted 06 May 2018 - 05:12 PM

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