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Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Taxpayers deserve an assurance that the Prime Ministers Office followed all appropriate steps in appointing a recruitment agency linked to the Prime Ministers Chief of Staff to recruit the replacement to the Prime Ministers Chief Press Secretary, … Read more »

Taxpayer Hero: Dr Megan Woods

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The eradication of Callaghan Innovations controversial Growth Grants in favour of a rules-based R&D tax incentive is a major victory for taxpayers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams … Read more »

NZNO seeks to derail nurses’ struggle

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Over the past week thousands of healthcare workers and their supporters have rallied outside hospitals across New Zealand to demand decent wages and working conditions. Read more »

Auckland Transport: Industrial action partially called off

Press Release – Auckland Transport

18 April 2018 Industrial action partially called off Auckland Transport has been advised that industrial action planned for tomorrow and Friday by the First Union and the Tramways Union has been called off. The stoppage would have affected 59 trips … Read more »

Lyttelton Port and RMTU reach agreement in principle

Press Release – Lyttelton Port Company

Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have today reached an agreement in principle regarding terms of settlement. As a result, the RMTU has lifted all strike notices and LPC has withdrawn its lockout notice. Read more »

Hospital administration staff essential

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Administration and clerical staff working in public hospitals provide essential support to front line clinical staff, including senior doctors and dentists, and need to be paid fairly, says Angela Belich, Deputy Executive Director of the Association … Read more »

Industrial action affects some bus services

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Industrial action affects some bus services Some bus services operated by NZ Bus and Pavlovich Coachlines will be cancelled tomorrow, Thursday 19 April. Industrial action by members of the Tramways and First Unions will affect selected AT Metro … Read more »

DHB admin and clerical workers raise claim for Equal Pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

Around 7000 DHB workers are standing together to raise a claim for equal pay for administration and clerical employees. Read more »

Union members from yet another bus company to strike

Press Release – First Union

Pavlovich drivers are the latest to take part in strike action as disputes over bus driver pay and work conditions continue to heat up. Read more »

Tobacco tax zealots are now changing their tune

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

It is clear we have reached a sea-change on tobacco policy, with long-standing champions of tobacco tax hikes now changing their tune, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. On the AM Show this morning, Hpai Te Hauora CEO Lance Norman admitted that tobacco … Read more »

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