SFWU living high on the Living Wage – Observation by the Owl

SFWU has spent $5 on this campaign

SFWU has spent $538,697 on this campaign

The Service and Food Workers union are powerful, so powerful that the 3 stooges begging for their vote are agreeing to implement the Living Wage that they keep banging on about.

Well The Owl has analysed the union’s accounts and found a sea of red ink as a result of the Living Wage campaign.

The SFWU have filed their 2013 Accounts.

Normally the Owl would write a narration but today the Owl will let the numbers do the talking.

Loss for the Year $(148,446) taking the combined losses over the last 4 years to $(516,476)  

Note 16: The SFWU has a total Visa credit card limit of $120,000 (2012:$120,000).

Note 13: Members were Levied $52,070 for Living Wage Levy ($0.20 per members per week)

Note 13: SFWU spent $538,697.00 on Living Wage Campaign.

Observation by the Owl

$538,697.00 on a campaign for what? If I was a member I would be asking for a breakdown?

I’d suggest that the $538,697 has been spent buying a leader for the Labour party.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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