EPMU Boss confirms $17M of missing union memberâ€™s funds – Observation by the Owl
I have admired Bill Newson from the EPMUÂ and have given him much credit for revealing all the details of EPMU financial information of which had not previously been disclosed.
However the EPMU Boss caught telling fibs is a very discreet posting on the EPMUÂ website where he confirms that $17M of union members funds has gone missing.
FACT: On May 13th 2014 this was posted on EMPU website.
John Keyâ€™s attack on workersâ€™ unions is a desperate ploy to distract attention from serious questions about his own party.
â€śWeâ€™re a democratic organisation representing thousands of hardworking Kiwis, and we have nothing to hide,â€ť says Bill Newson, national secretary of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.
The Prime Minister made wild accusations about union donations to the Labour Party after his Cabinet ministers were implicated in a cash-for-access scandal.
â€śOur members expect us to support policies which are good for workers and their families, good for wages, and good for the economy,â€ť says Bill Newson. â€śThatâ€™s why they continue to support our affiliation to the Labour Party.Â Read more »