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NZCTU calls on employers to release staff for Climate Strike

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Working people across Aotearoa are standing in support of the Student Strike for Climate (SS4C) on Friday 27 September. Read more »

Careerforce celebrates 25th anniversary

Press Release – Careerforce

On Thursday 19 September, Careerforce celebrate its 25th anniversary. On this day, back in 1994, it was officially afforded recognition as an Industry Training Organisation for community support services (CSSITO). Read more »

Biodiversity HiveMind Progress Report

Press Release – HiveMind

Scoop and PEP are pleased to publish this progress report on our Biodiversity HiveMind before it closes on 22 September 2019. The Biodiversity HiveMind is one way of taking part in the DOC-led public consultation on proposals for a new New Zealand Biodiversity … Read more »

Some jobs saved, but more needed for polytechnics

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at WelTec and Whitireia stood up to ensure quality and accessible education for communities across the Wellington region but are demanding better from their Chief Executive, management, their Commissioner, and the government. Read more »

AIA NZ recognised for its commitment to gender equality

Press Release – AIA NZ

The awards celebrate organisational commitment to the Womens Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a UN Women and UN Global Compact initiative which encourages gender equality in the workplace. The Supreme Award is awarded to organisations that demonstrate … Read more »

Weakening economic growth shows need for tax cuts

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

With economic growth softening, the Government needs to let taxpayers keep more of what they earn, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. Read more »

Labour issues in booming sector

Press Release – Bayleys

For the past five years the surge in production and value from almost every aspect of the primary sector has been welcomed by rural New Zealand, and politicians alike. However that growth which has last years total primary sector exports totalling … Read more »

Revealed: New Zealand’s most (and least) indebted councils

Press Release – Joint Press Release

This years Ratepayers Report , local government league tables released yesterday, reveals which local councils owe the most and which owe the least. Read more »

Rail Union Ratifies Ground Breaking Pay Deal

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) has today ratified a ground breaking pay deal with Dunedin Railways which will see all union members being paid a living wage and the lowest paid receiving an 18% wage increase. Higher paid RMTU members … Read more »

Waikato bus drivers win living wage after ordeal with Go Bus

Press Release – First Union

FIRST Union members who work at Go Bus Ltd in Waikato are finally celebrating a living wage making it into their pay packets after enduring two years of frustrating negotiations with an employer who did everything possible to keep workers underpaid, FIRST Union … Read more »

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