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Costs flying further than the fox

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Costs flying further than the fox

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Costs flying further than the fox 12 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIt would be incredible if Christchurch City Council spent $1000 removing a flying fox, but spending $26,600 at Muka Park to remove a flying fox because of noise complaints displays an impressive approach to wasteful spending, […]

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Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids 11 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Government for wasting $418,000 of taxpayers’ money, meant to help the country’s most vulnerbale kids, on a ‘rebranding’ of the Ministry of […]

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Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Teacher Education, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Headline: Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to Today’s Education Review Office (ERO) report showing a ‘widespread’ lack of confidence in teacher graduates’ preparedness for the classroom is a  reminder to government and institution bosses that tertiary education staff must be listened to […]

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Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health Media Release                                  5 December 2017 Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health NZNO Chief Executive Memo Musa says Director-General of Health Chai Chuah has made great […]

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Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                  5 December 2017 Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health NZNO […]

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New campaign launched for Otorohanga District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on New campaign launched for Otorohanga District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: New campaign launched for Otorohanga District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight Otorohanga District Council is now one of only two New Zealand councils not to have an Audit and Risk Committee overseeing how the District’s money is being spent, according to research by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.Earlier […]

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NZTU launches campaign for Grey District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZTU launches campaign for Grey District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: NZTU launches campaign for Grey District Council to introduce audit and risk oversight Grey District Council is now one of only two New Zealand councils not to have an Audit and Risk Committee overseeing how the District’s money is being spent, according to research by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.Earlier in the […]

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Wintec CEO using public money to hide from media

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wintec CEO using public money to hide from media

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Wintec CEO using public money to hide from media Wintec CEO using public money to hide from media 5 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In response to reports that Wintec CEO, Mark Flowers, spent $175,000 hiring lawyers to protect him from media questioning, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of […]

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MP Golden Handshakes a bigger issue than (de)Barclay

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MP Golden Handshakes a bigger issue than (de)Barclay

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MP Golden Handshakes a bigger issue than (de)Barclay MP Golden Handshakes a bigger issue than (de)Barclay 4 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “What other fixed term job do you walk away with a $40,000 golden handshake?” asks the Taxpayers’ Union, responding to the media reports of Todd […]

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How low wages hold back progress

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Economic Bulletin, Productivity, Unions, wages  /  Comments Off on How low wages hold back progress

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: How low wages hold back progress Wages are important socially and economically, but wages are low in New Zealand. We are in a low wage rut, dependent on low wage industries like agriculture and tourism. Low wages contribute to New Zealand’s high income […]

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Waitomo District Council introduce Audit and Risk Committee

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Waitomo District Council introduce Audit and Risk Committee

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Waitomo District Council introduce Audit and Risk Committee The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming news that Waitomo District Council has established an Audit and Risk Committee, after Ratepayers’ Report revealed that Waitomo District Council was one of only three councils nationwide without a dedicated, formal body tasked with […]

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Statement on Bob Simcock’s resignation

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Statement on Bob Simcock’s resignation

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Statement on Bob Simcock’s resignation Statement on Bob Simcock’s resignation 28 NOVEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Responding to the news of Waikato DHB Chair Bob Simcock’s resignation, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union said:”It’s not often the trade unions are on the side of the Taxpayers’ Union, […]

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All talk, no walk: Government tripping up on its own transparency commitments

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on All talk, no walk: Government tripping up on its own transparency commitments

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: All talk, no walk: Government tripping up on its own transparency commitments The Government must meet its pledge to be transparent, rather than operate in secrecy and continue the path of decay to our freedom of information laws, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.New Zealand Taxpayers’ […]

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A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses Media Release                                                      25 November 2017 A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ begins. The […]

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A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                      25 November 2017 A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, […]

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New Zealand prepared to put people before politics – time for Australia to step up

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on New Zealand prepared to put people before politics – time for Australia to step up

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand prepared to put people before politics – time for Australia to step up New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Vice President Rachel Mackintosh will be speaking on Sunday in support of Manus Island refugees at a broad-based rally at Auckland Unitarian […]

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Wage and salary earners $11,500 a year short on their parent’s share of national wealth

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wage and salary earners $11,500 a year short on their parent’s share of national wealth

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Wage and salary earners $11,500 a year short on their parent’s share of national wealth Statistics New Zealand’s National Accounts (Income and Expenditure) data released today shows that working people are getting the smallest slice of the pie in New Zealand since 2006. […]

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Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists Media release                                                        24 November 2017 The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a huge effect on the nurse and colleagues […]

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Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media release                                                        24 November 2017 The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying […]

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Pike River families have protected working people once again

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pike River families have protected working people once again

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Pike River families have protected working people once again The Council of Trade Unions today congratulated Sonya Rockhouse and Anna Osborne on their persistence and courage in the face of years of delayed justice by WorkSafe NZ and Peter Whittall over the deaths […]

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