“Generally, the basic minimum wage is set to a level in most countries that, for a person to work below that level, it would shock the conscience of the average person.” Employment Minister ROLSTON ANGLIN on what constitutes a minimum wage.
“Most of the people we deal with are under the influence of one substance or another and a lot of times people fishing illegally are not only impaired but also have spear guns and or knives at their disposal.” Chief Conservation Officer for the Department of Environment MARK ORR, explain what conservation officers are up against.
“If we reduce [the rollover break] to a period which is not going to withstand legal scrutiny in the future, then we might as well get rid of it altogether.” SHERRI BODDEN-COWAN, Immigration Review Team
“It’s better than what we had before, but for the people investing in these renewable energy systems, it’s a raw deal.” CHRIS ANCO, Electratech is not impressed with CUC’s green power policy
“As you can imagine...with the seasons that we have, the cameras are only as good as how clean the lens is.” Portfolio Deputy Chief Officer ERIC BUSH discussing the maintenance of the new CCTV cameras
“When anyone comes to talk about this government not wanting to do a minimum wage, you’re talking absolutely nonsense. We are committed to it.” Premier MCKEEVA BUSH reconfirms commitment to a minimum wage.