Employment Headlines

Q+A: Trade Minister Todd McClay interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Trade Minister Todd McClay not ruling out a conversation around Chinese workers coming to New Zealand to work on infrastructure projects as part of trade talks. Yeah, well, thats not something thats on the table at the moment, but, look, … Read more »

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Todd McClay

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Todd McClay The US is part of the Govts plan to get 90% of goods covered by FTAs by 2030 – but McClay acknowledges that with Trumps protectionist policies its going to be a hard road. Were going … Read more »

Ethical Investment in People And the Planet

Press Release – Robert Howell

How can we make a difference in a world threatened by ecological disaster, global inequality and human tragedy? How can we ensure that public funds are not used to invest in cluster bombs and the like? Read more »

Funding slashes in early childhood education astounding

Press Release – Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) says that, if accurate, new research quantifying slashes to funding for early childhood education (ECE) is astounding. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union Welcome Labour/Green Fiscal Pact

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers Union is welcoming this mornings Budget Responsibility Rules announced by the Labour and Green Parties. The rules, which commit a future Labour/Green Government to, among other things, reduce the governments net debt … Read more »

Be aware of important new employment standards

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Partner Phillipa Muir says that from 1 April 2017, all individual employment agreements need to comply with new requirements under the Employment Relations Act 2000. Read more »

Another Step towards Pay Equity

Press Release – BPW NZ

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) is pleased that Parliament now have another tool for gender equity in the workplace. Read more »

Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Press Release – Public Service Association

Aucklands public servants are at breaking point due to the housing crisis – and more than half of them plan to leave the city, the Public Service Association Te Pkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. Read more »

Easter trading has Aucklanders worried

Press Release – First Union

A union representing thousands of working people in retail says Auckland Councils decision to consult on possible Easter trading changes is putting retail workers offside. Read more »

NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Press Release – NZNO

Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with the missing in action, life-size health worker cut-out figures. New … Read more »

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