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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses’ vote shows frustration has reached tipping point

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Health, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses’ vote shows frustration has reached tipping point

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today’s vote from New Zealand Nurses Organisation members to reject the latest agreement offer from District Health Boards showed the cumulative strain of nine years of health underfunding has reached breaking point. “Collective bargaining is a reflection of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Burger King quickly flame-grilling good will

By   /  June 15, 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, Republic of Korea, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Burger King quickly flame-grilling good will

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said today that Burger King should stick to flame-grilling burgers instead of roasting employment relations, as Unite members have had to resort to taking industrial action around the country. “Unite has made it really clear to Burger King that its lack […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Living wage win for core public services shows success of campaign

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Labour, law, Legal, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Living wage win for core public services shows success of campaign

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff congratulated Living Wage Aotearoa and the Government for moving to a living wage of at least $20.55 an hour by the first of September for all people employed in the core public service. “The Living Wage is a movement whose […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for Wellington Regional Council to show their real colours on Tranzit

By   /  June 14, 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, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for Wellington Regional Council to show their real colours on Tranzit

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff told the Greater Wellington Regional Council today that it was time to show voters and ratepayers what they were made of by releasing the terms of contract negotiated with bus operator Tranzit. “This Council and its Chair have repeatedly told citizens […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: National Party letting down Kiwi businesses and families with knee-jerk FPA response

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: National Party letting down Kiwi businesses and families with knee-jerk FPA response

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that he was disappointed in the National Party’s knee-jerk response to the Government’s announcement of the Fair Pay Agreement working group yesterday. “I think Mr Bridges and his workplace relations spokesperson didn’t engage their brains before saying they would repeal […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fair Pay Agreements put New Zealand back on track to decent jobs

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, Employment Law, English, Health, Issues, Labour, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fair Pay Agreements put New Zealand back on track to decent jobs

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Decent jobs for Kiwis who have been trapped in low-wage industries are set to return with Fair Pay Agreements, says Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff. “Generations of New Zealanders had a deal where full time labour meant the security of a home, and being able to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Budget: bleeding stopped, patient’s condition still serious

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Budget: bleeding stopped, patient’s condition still serious

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Budget: bleeding stopped, patient’s condition still serious In memoriam: This is the 200th CTU Economic Bulletin. It was founded by my predecessor, Peter Conway, CTU economist and then CTU Secretary, who wrote the first 101 issues. He died just three years ago, on 9 […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Holidays Act changes to be worked through between unions, business and Government

By   /  May 29, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Holidays Act changes to be worked through between unions, business and Government

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Holidays Act changes to be worked through between unions, business and Government The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that he was looking forward to working with business and Government on a review of the Holidays Act to ensure working people are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Payroll needs to recognise that parenting is skilled work too

By   /  May 29, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Payroll needs to recognise that parenting is skilled work too

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Payroll needs to recognise that parenting is skilled work too The Council of Trade Unions said that new research released this morning by public policy researchers at Motu shows parenthood is undervalued by employers as skilled but unpaid work, with mothers being impacted by a […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government facing over two and a half billion health funding gap

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government facing over two and a half billion health funding gap

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government facing over two and a half billion health funding gap New figures released today by Council of Trade Unions Economist Dr Bill Rosenberg and the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Director of Policy Lyndon Keene show the health funding gap since 2009/2010 has grown […]

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