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Capital taxes threaten prosperity

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Either of the Tax Working Groups proposed taxes on capital would damage investment, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. Taxpayers Union Economist Joe Ascroft says, One of New Zealands key economic challenges is the lack of entrepreneurial … Read more »

Pasifika women effectively working for free

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today marks working for free day for Pasifika women because of the gender pay imbalance. Read more »

Report shows signs of extending the tax net

Press Release – Public Service Association

The options put forward for taxing capital income interim report delivered by the Tax Working Group (TWG) today show good potential for extending the tax net, says the PSA. Read more »

PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

Press Release – Public Service Association

The PSA is calling on MPI to listen more to dog handlers at Auckland Airport who have been advocating for a longstanding roster in the Border Clearance Services/ Detector Dog Programme at Auckland Airport to be reinstated for dog handlers. Read more »

E tū welcomes High Court ruling on steel dumping

Press Release – E tu Union

E t says its support for NZ Steels complaint of steel-dumping by China has been vindicated by a High Court ruling directing MBIE to reinvestigate. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union warns South Africa on property rights

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Taxpayers Union and Property Rights Alliance warn South African High Commission about taking property without compensation Read more »

Latest economic figures expose gloom merchants

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

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. Read more »

Gender and Diversity Protesters Demand Design Award Action

Press Release – Auckland Feminist Action

What : Action 40/3 protest the gender imbalance and diversity gap at the 2018 Best Design Awards, hosted by the Designers Institute of New Zealand, and represented by the design industry. Read more »

Tax Working Group proposes capital gains tax in all but name

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Extending the net of capital income taxation will still hit taxpayers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. Read more »

EEO Commission comment on Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

It is encouraging that pay equity moved a step forward with the introduction to Parliament of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill on the day the country celebrated 127 years of womens suffrage. Pay equity is a right that the suffragists pressed for … Read more »

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