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Petroleum industry needs to get on board with a just transition

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Petroleum industry needs to get on board with a just transition

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Petroleum industry needs to get on board with a just transition The Council of Trade Unions said today that it was heartened by yesterday’s announcement from the Government of a just transition for those in the oil and gas industries, but disappointed that […]

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No surprise that Kiwis value our teachers and support a better deal for them

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on No surprise that Kiwis value our teachers and support a better deal for them

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: No surprise that Kiwis value our teachers and support a better deal for them The Council of Trade Unions said today that new research published by NZEI Te Riu Roa and the PPTA that 83 percent of Kiwis think teachers need a pay […]

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Kiwis should be able to choose to make work better together

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kiwis should be able to choose to make work better together

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis should be able to choose to make work better together The Council of Trade Unions today presented to the Education and Workforce Select Committee on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, in support of giving New Zealanders back the ability to improve workplaces […]

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Trade and investment policy can and should be more inclusive

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Trade, Unions  /  Comments Off on Trade and investment policy can and should be more inclusive

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Trade and investment policy can and should be more inclusive The Council of Trade Unions says that a debate on our approach to trade and investment policy is welcome and overdue. “We want to work with Government on a new deal for trade that works […]

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Economic diversification for Taranaki a window on our sustainable future

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Economic diversification for Taranaki a window on our sustainable future

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Economic diversification for Taranaki a window on our sustainable future The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) welcomed the announcement today by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones of the Taranaki Action Plan, as an example of a more diverse and sustainable future for […]

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Council of Trade Unions releases comprehensive analysis of Employment Relations Amendment Bill

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Council of Trade Unions releases comprehensive analysis of Employment Relations Amendment Bill

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council of Trade Unions releases comprehensive analysis of Employment Relations Amendment Bill The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) has today released their comprehensive submission on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. CTU President Richard Wagstaff says the bill is a step in the right direction to […]

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Counties Manukau hospital rot uncovers need to reassess government funding

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Counties Manukau hospital rot uncovers need to reassess government funding

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Counties Manukau hospital rot uncovers need to reassess government funding The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff today said the mould that has been rotting the walls inside Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) buildings for the last six years is just […]

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Unions ready to start a just transition to low carbon economy

By   /  March 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Unions ready to start a just transition to low carbon economy

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Unions ready to start a just transition to low carbon economy The Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard welcomed the announcement today of Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods that the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) would be facilitating a […]

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Council of Trade Unions supports better valuing District Health Board nurses

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Council of Trade Unions supports better valuing District Health Board nurses

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council of Trade Unions supports better valuing District Health Board nurses The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that he was standing beside members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) who had returned a ‘no’ vote on their latest […]

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Workers out of pocket $11,500 a year as a result of decades of poor government policy

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Workers out of pocket $11,500 a year as a result of decades of poor government policy

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Workers out of pocket $11,500 a year as a result of decades of poor government policy Major structural changes to the economy have left workers out of pocket and changes are needed to address the imbalance, the Council of Trade Union (CTU) says […]

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Latest economic figures show commentary out of step with the facts

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Latest economic figures show commentary out of step with the facts

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Latest economic figures show commentary out of step with the facts The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures out today showed economic anxiety from some business leaders is a political response, rather than […]

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Your chance to decide what’s fair – Tax Working Group open for feedback

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Your chance to decide what’s fair – Tax Working Group open for feedback

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Your chance to decide what’s fair – Tax Working Group open for feedback The Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard says participation by working people and users of public services is vital for a fair outcome in the Government’s Tax Working Group […]

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What do a nurse, an early childhood teacher and a medical transcriptionist have in common?

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on What do a nurse, an early childhood teacher and a medical transcriptionist have in common?

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: What do a nurse, an early childhood teacher and a medical transcriptionist have in common? They are all waiting on equal pay. And today, early childhood teacher Chloe Lundie-Hodge, neonatal intensive care nurse Emma Morgan and medical transcriptionist Anne Shanks presented the signatures […]

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Council of Trade Unions pleased to report swift progress on pay equity principles

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Council of Trade Unions pleased to report swift progress on pay equity principles

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council of Trade Unions pleased to report swift progress on pay equity principles Richard Wagstaff, CTU President said today he was pleased to be able to formally announce the swift progress made in the tripartite union, business and public sector Joint Working Group […]

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Was National a ‘good economic manager’?

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Economic Bulletin, Productivity, Unions, wages  /  Comments Off on Was National a ‘good economic manager’?

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Was National a ‘good economic manager’? It’s a crucial part of the mythology around National Party Governments that they are “good economic managers”, as their new leader, Simon Bridges, is repeating. The business commentariat repeat it endlessly too. How true is this? ‘Economic […]

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Council of Trade Unions calls for sunlight on multinational corporate tax arrangements

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Council of Trade Unions calls for sunlight on multinational corporate tax arrangements

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council of Trade Unions calls for sunlight on multinational corporate tax arrangements The Council of Trade Unions is calling for greater transparency on how much tax large firms pay in New Zealand. CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg and Secretary Sam Huggard told the Finance […]

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Provincial Growth Fund exciting opportunity to build good jobs for the future

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund exciting opportunity to build good jobs for the future

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Provincial Growth Fund exciting opportunity to build good jobs for the future Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that he was excited to see such swift and broad progress on the Provincial Growth Fund for regional economic development from the […]

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Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that the National Party was not fooling any women with the return of its intentionally flawed Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill through […]

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Economist still concerned about TPPA-11’s implications for working people

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Economist still concerned about TPPA-11’s implications for working people

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Economist still concerned about TPPA-11’s implications for working people Council of Trade Unions Economist Bill Rosenberg welcomed the release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP, or TPPA-11) this afternoon, but remains concerned about gaping holes in […]

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The Grocer’s Market liquidation shows need to limit liability of innocent working people

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on The Grocer’s Market liquidation shows need to limit liability of innocent working people

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Grocer’s Market liquidation shows need to limit liability of innocent working people CTU Secretary Richard Wagstaff said his heart went out to the people who had been working at The Grocer’s Market when he heard it was going in to receivership today. […]

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