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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Three simple steps to fix Wellington’s bus fiasco

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Three simple steps to fix Wellington’s bus fiasco

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Bus drivers, their union, and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions addressed Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) this morning with the request it makes good on its promise to fix the region’s bus problems. The Council can take three simple steps that will help facilitate a fair […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Wage growth still moderate, better rules needed to catch Kiwis up

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Labour, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Wage growth still moderate, better rules needed to catch Kiwis up

“Wage growth was still slow over the last year, and though for some it picked up a little from the year before, it is uneven,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg commenting on the Labour Markets (Income) statistics released by Statistics New Zealand this morning. Average hourly wages grew 3.1% in the year to June, more […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Average gender pay imbalance increasing, pay equity settlements need speeding up

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Education, Employment Issues, English, Health, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Average gender pay imbalance increasing, pay equity settlements need speeding up

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions Acting President Rachel Mackintosh said that updated figures out today from Statistics New Zealand show that women are still not being paid their worth and employers are not complying with current equal pay law. The latest average hourly gender pay imbalance is 13.9%, up […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: CTU celebrates equal pay settlement for education support workers

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Education, Employment Issues, English, equal-pay, Health, Justice, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: CTU celebrates equal pay settlement for education support workers

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions today congratulated education support workers for achieving pay equity, with the signing of terms of settlement for workers who provide support to young children with additional learning needs. “Today’s settlement is huge affirmation of the work of these women. Their work has been […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unions congratulate FIRST members on Bunnings win

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, 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: Unions congratulate FIRST members on Bunnings win

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said today that unions were proud of FIRST members for standing together for better pay as part of their ‘Worth It’ campaign. The latest campaign success is a better offer to members working at Bunnings of $20.55 an hour, a lift […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rising wages show Government’s ability to deliver better lives

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Inflation, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rising wages show Government’s ability to deliver better lives

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard today welcomed the news that wages are finally being actively lifted out of long-term stagnation with the release of new data today by Statistics New Zealand. “It’s by design,” he said. “Just like our economic settings were deliberately designed by the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Victims’ Protection Law shows the difference this Government can make for women

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Environment, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Victims’ Protection Law shows the difference this Government can make for women

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard congratulated Green MP Jan Logie and the Government parties today for their persistence in passing her Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Bill into law. “If we had a National Government in power right now, domestic violence survivors would not be receiving […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nearly 700 union members and supporters respond to Zero Carbon Survey

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Christchurch, Climate, Climate Change, Council Of Trade Unions, Culture, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, Health, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade, Unions, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nearly 700 union members and supporters respond to Zero Carbon Survey

The Council of Trade Unions today released its submission on New Zealand’s proposed Zero Carbon legislation, which includes the survey responses of nearly 700 union members and supporters. CTU Secretary, Sam Huggard, says he is heartened by the strong level of interest from working people in climate law, and their views are very clear. “Working […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Council of Trade Unions agrees MSD should only promote decent jobs

By   /  July 19, 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, United States of America, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Council of Trade Unions agrees MSD should only promote decent jobs

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions welcomes the Ministry of Social Development’s statement that helping Tranzit recruit for bus-driving jobs that are under dispute was inappropriate. CTU President Richard Wagstaff says the call, made yesterday, is the right one. “The Ministry’s role should be to get people into decent […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, English, Immigration, India, Labour, Media releases, Migration, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU An Ombudsman’s report released last week shows our deportation rules aren’t working, especially for eight Indian students who were deported last year, says CTU Vice-president Rachel Mackintosh. The report concluded that our law did allow for deportation of the students because of “fraudulent” paperwork, even when they committed […]

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