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MIL-OSI Australia: Funding cuts threaten the future of the TAFE system

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Education Union, Australian State Governments, Economy, Education, English, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Tertiary, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Funding cuts threaten the future of the TAFE system

Source: Australian Education Union The future of Australia’s TAFE system, which has provided vocational education for millions of Australian plumbers, nurses, child care staff and other workers is under significant threat due to a dire lack of government funding. The TAFE system has taught generations of Australian workers how to keep the country running. However […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses a vital part of public health system; health bosses need to step up

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, English, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses a vital part of public health system; health bosses need to step up

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists “It’s up to health bosses now to put aside their point-scoring and knuckle down to the task of reaching an agreement with nurses to avoid national strikes,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). He was commenting on an announcement by the New […]

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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: NZNO seeking urgent mediation

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Open Source Intel, Unions, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: NZNO seeking urgent mediation

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Media Release           STRICT EMBARGO 1.05pm                                     18 June 2018 NZNO seeking urgent mediation The latest revised DHB MECA offer has been strongly rejected by NZNO members.  However, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says that as nursing and midwifery is an essential service, mediation or facilitation will begin with urgency. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) More than 4000 public service workers are poised to take industrial action, with two stoppages at MBIE and Inland Revenue planned for next month. PSA members at the two agencies will be balloted on Monday 18 June for their support for two 2-hour stoppages on 9 July and 23 July. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Pro-EU Corbyn supporters join TSSA rally to launch ‘people’s vote’ campaign

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Aid, Brexit, England, English, Europe, Featured, great britain, Iraq, Labour, Labour List UK, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Trade, UK Politics, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Pro-EU Corbyn supporters join TSSA rally to launch ‘people’s vote’ campaign

Source: Labour List UK Today the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association has announced it will hold a rally to launch its campaign for a ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit. The move suggests a pro-EU stance on the Jeremy Corbyn-supporting Left of the Labour Party is gaining traction. Earlier this week, as reported by LabourList, TSSA became the first trade […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Teachers and principals head to ballot on Ministry of Education offers

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education Institute, NZEI, Open Source Intel, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Teachers and principals head to ballot on Ministry of Education offers

Source: New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) Nationwide meetings for primary principals and teachers starton Monday, as NZEI Te Riu Roa members vote on whether to accept the Ministry of Education’s pay offers or reject them and take industrial action. The first meeting will be held at Manukau’s Vodafone Arena on Monday 18 June,  with up to […]

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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: Action needed over discrimination against Māori and Pasifika school leaders

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, Business, Commerce, Education, English, Health, Maori, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education Institute, NZEI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Unions, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Action needed over discrimination against Māori and Pasifika school leaders

Source: New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) 15 June 2018 A survey of primary school leaders has found that a significant sample of Māori and Pasifika participants have experienced discrimination at work on the basis of their ethnicity. The Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey found that 27% reported that their ethnicity had been a source of relationship tension during the […]

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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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