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Is pay equity just too hard for this Govt?

By   /  August 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, equal pay, Equal Pay Act, Green Party, Opposition News, Pay Equity, Politics  /  Comments Off on Is pay equity just too hard for this Govt?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Is pay equity just too hard for this Govt? You are hard pressed these days to find someone that openly admits their misogyny, that men should still be paid more than women. Politicians proclaim that they want to see women paid more, but do their […]

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Equal Pay Week of Action Event schedule

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, equal pay, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal Pay Week of Action Event schedule

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal Pay Week of Action Event schedule When Where What Next meeting/practice Contact Whangarei Saturday 12 August 10am gather for 10.30am start. Toyota site Carruth Street, opposite Pak n Save – across the road to the quay area. Flash mob dancing to She […]

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Equal pay for mental health workers

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, Green Party, Mental Health, Opposition News, Politics, Unions, Women  /  Comments Off on Equal pay for mental health workers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal pay for mental health workers Today, mental health workers are filing an equal pay claim through their unions. Mental health support workers do important and difficult work in our communities. But because the workforce is largely female, they are not paid enough. It’s wrong […]

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Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, equal pay, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing “We need Equal Pay legislation that is consistent with the recent Court of Appeal Judgement on the Terranova Case and the agreed Joint Working Group recommended principles. This Exposure Bill falls short in crucial areas,” said CTU […]

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This Government’s facade of caring about women

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, Equal Pay Act, Green Party, kristine bartlett, Opposition News, Pay Equity, Politics, The Issues, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on This Government’s facade of caring about women

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: This Government’s facade of caring about women Earlier this week I was so pleased to see the payoff for many amazing women involved in union organising with the decision to pay caregivers more. I put aside my reservations about the fact that it didn’t look […]

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Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, equal pay, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement Unions representing care and support workers are pleased to be jointly announcing with government a proposed equal pay settlement to 55,000 workers across the aged residential, disability and home support sectors. The proposed settlement is […]

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I like working with others to make our community a better place

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Aged care, community, equal pay, great greens, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, homelessness, living wage, Opposition News, Politics, Refugees, The Issues  /  Comments Off on I like working with others to make our community a better place

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: I like working with others to make our community a better place Communities are strongest when they work together. We are lucky to work with some amazing community groups and individuals to make good Green change in the world. The Green Party has thrown its […]

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Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, domestic violence, equal pay, Green Party, Human Rights, International Women's Day, Opposition News, Politics, sexual violence, Society & Culture, The Issues, Women  /  Comments Off on Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day Let’s make sure we properly resource sexual violence prevention work. Currently, about 1.5% of government funding for sexual violence goes to prevention. ACC has been given the lead role on education in schools. So far they’ve rolled out […]

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7 ways we stand up for women, every single day

By   /  December 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, equal pay, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, The Issues, women's affairs, Women's Rights  /  Comments Off on 7 ways we stand up for women, every single day

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: 7 ways we stand up for women, every single day Last week, our new PM Bill English announced his upcoming Cabinet, with Paula Bennett being appointed Minister for Women. Today, English said that he “doesn’t know what feminism means,” following on from Bennett’s earlier comments […]

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Yet another reason to end 2016 early

By   /  November 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Donald Trump, earthquakes, Economy, Work, & Welfare, end 2016, eqnz, equal pay, gender equality, gender pay gap, Green Party, Michael Woodhouse, Opposition News, Politics, President Trump, The Issues, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on Yet another reason to end 2016 early

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Yet another reason to end 2016 early On Monday, the Civilian “reported” that the Government plans to pass legislation to end 2016 early. The Green Party will be supporting this bill. Just in the last week, we’ve had a 7.8 quake and hundreds of aftershocks, floods, Donald […]

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Why my friend left her job

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, fair pay, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, renters' rights, Spotless, The Issues, women equal pay  /  Comments Off on Why my friend left her job

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why my friend left her job I had a good friend who worked at Parliament in various roles in the catering services over a number of years. I saw her almost every day. She always made me and many other people feel welcome and she […]

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