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Labour’s soft line on welfare sees 25,000 more on benefit

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The number of beneficiaries continues to grow under Labours soft on welfare approach, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

More people getting into work

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The December quarter benefit numbers released today show the Governments plan to get people off the benefit and into work is starting to pay off, Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said. Read more »

Government failing to get Kiwis back into work

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Some beneficiaries are going more than three months without having a meeting to discuss their job search, which shows the Government isnt doing enough to help Kiwis find work, Nationals Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union responds to Remuneration Authority

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Taxpayers Union responds to Remuneration Authority statement 22 JANUARY 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In response to a press release from the Remuneration Authority, New Zealand Taxpayers Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: This is a pathetic … Read more »

NZ Union of Students’ Association statement

Press Release – NZ Union of Students’ Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students Association (NZUSA) strongly supports the Green Partys demands that the Government restore the post graduate allowance before the upcoming election. NZUSA believes that, by not restoring the post graduate allowance, … Read more »

Cotton On: living wage banner unfurled in Manukau mall

Press Release – FIRST Union

A large banner calling for workers to be paid a living wage was unfurled in Manukau Westfield Shopping Centre today, as multinational fast fashion chain Cotton On continues its refusal to negotiate with union members, despite ongoing strike action across … Read more »

Learn Now Me ako inaianei

elp_year_lifelong_learning_20_finalsmallNicola Sutton

Chief Executive | English Language Partners New Zealand

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind working.” Henry Ford Read more »

Response to Taxpayers’ Union Press Release

Press Release – The Remuneration Authority

The New Zealand Taxpayers Union got it wrong in saying that West Coast Regional Councillors had been given a 41% pay increase by the Remuneration Authority. Read more »

JLL appoints CIO for Australia and New Zealand

Press Release – JLL

AUCKLAND, 22 JANUARY 2020 JLL has announced the appointment of Kathleen Stubbs as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

E tū response to Imperial Tobacco closure proposal

Press Release – E tu

E t has been meeting with our members at Imperial Tobacco in Petone, where workers learned this week about a proposal by global parent company Imperial Brands to close the plant. Read more »

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