Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. [Volume 39, Number 2. 11th March 1976]
The weakening of individual unions will have a snowballing effect. Not only will services to members be cut back through lack of resources but a far wider reaching event would also eventuate.
A large proportion of funds which support the Labour Party comes from Union Capitation Fees. Through the Capitation system unions which are affiliated to the N.Z. Labour Party pay 20c per member to the Party. (It must be pointed out that not all Unions are affiliated to the Labour Party).