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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Māori women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

By   /  October 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Justice, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Māori women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions Co-convenor of Te Rūnanga o Ngā Kaimahi Māori o Aotearoa, Laures Park said that today was the day that Māori women effectively started working for free until 2019, because of the gender pay imbalance compared with the pay of men. “Per hour of work, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: First ever New Zealand Roundtable on a Just Transition to a sustainable economy

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Environment, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: First ever New Zealand Roundtable on a Just Transition to a sustainable economy

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: First ever New Zealand Roundtable on a Just Transition to a sustainable economy The Council of Trade Unions is holding today in Wellington the first ever Roundtable for government, businesses, Māori representatives, trade unions and environmentalists on a Just Transition. The Roundtable will explore how […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Post-primary teachers vote confirms swift correction needed for classrooms

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Economy, Education, Employment Issues, English, Investment, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Post-primary teachers vote confirms swift correction needed for classrooms

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Unions said that the PPTA member vote today to reject their pay offer gives the Government an opportunity repair a decade of neglect in public education, with strong public support for better investment in teachers and kids. “This ‘no’ vote reflects what has been a slow-burning crisis building […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Uncategorized, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) this morning welcomed the apology from the Greater Wellington Regional Council for the massive failure of Wellington’s bus network, but noted they did not appear to have a clue how to fix the problems facing bus drivers or commuters. CTU President Richard […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Swift resolution needed for primary teachers and families

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Education, Employment Issues, English, Environment, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Swift resolution needed for primary teachers and families

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Unions stood behind NZEI Te Riu Roa members who today voted to reject the latest collective agreement offer from the Government, and urged for a speedy resolution to the industrial process. Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that the fastest resolution will be an offer that […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Justice, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The union movement today celebrated another pay equity offer of settlement, with the Public Service Association securing an offer for social workers at Oranga Tamariki that would lift their pay on average by just over 30 percent. Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said the offer showed […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Education, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Health, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, Uncategorized, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today marks ‘working for free day’ for Pasifika women because of the gender pay imbalance. “The latest figures out this year show that on average, per hour of work Pasifika women are paid just 68.5% of what Pākehā men receive, and 72.3% of what all men […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Latest economic figures expose gloom merchants

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Latest economic figures expose gloom merchants

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Gross Domestic Product statistics out today are further evidence that business commentators’ attempts to darken economic and political confidence are out of step with reality, Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff says. “At the election, this Government rode in on a platform of making our economy work […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax fixes not rocket science

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Health, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax fixes not rocket science

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions today welcomed the interim report of the Tax Working Group which pointed to some obvious fixes to make New Zealand more fair and equal. “Tax policy can be really complicated, but fairness and better sharing isn’t,” Sam Huggard, CTU Secretary said. “The Tax […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unions celebrate Suffrage Day win for women with better equal pay law introduced

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Education, Employment Issues, English, Health, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unions celebrate Suffrage Day win for women with better equal pay law introduced

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions hosted a Suffrage Day petition re-enactment today on the steps of parliament. At the historical celebration, Acting Minister for Women Eugenie Sage and the Minister for Workplace Relations Iain Lees-Galloway jointly announced that new equal pay legislation is being introduced to parliament. Council […]

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