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Equal pay about to boost New Zealand communities

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal pay about to boost New Zealand communities

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal pay about to boost New Zealand communities New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Vice President Rachel Mackintosh said today that she had woken up full of excitement for New Zealand women, their families and communities following the announcement of the new coalition […]

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Nurses now hopeful of funding boost > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nurses now hopeful of funding boost > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Nurses now hopeful of funding boost > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                                        20 October 2017 New Govt – two months to Christmas New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) acting Chief Executive Jane MacGeorge says nurses welcome the new government and are […]

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Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government 20 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union congratulates Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern, and the Labour, New Zealand First and Green Parties on the formation of a new government. The Union’s Chairman, John Bishop, […]

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Campaign is over, now the real work begins

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Campaign is over, now the real work begins

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Campaign is over, now the real work begins The Council of Trade Unions warmly welcomed Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Arden into office following the announcement tonight of the Labour Party coalition agreement with New Zealand First and the Green Party. “On behalf of working […]

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 Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on  Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline:  Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question Reacting to a story by the NZ Herald last night, that suggests former Waikato DHB CEO, Dr Nigel Murray, may have been claiming expenses for a woman he was not married to, brings further into question the […]

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Mental health nursing is specialist work > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Mental health nursing is specialist work > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Mental health nursing is specialist work > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                          17 October 2017 Mental health nursing is specialist work NZNO is alarmed to hear Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) are considering whether the shortage of […]

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Living in New Zealand even now more expensive – especially if you are poor

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions, wages  /  Comments Off on Living in New Zealand even now more expensive – especially if you are poor

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Living in New Zealand even now more expensive – especially if you are poor The release of the September Consumer Price Index (CPI) by Statistics New Zealand shows that incomes are not keeping up with the cost of living. “Prices are rising faster […]

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Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out 17 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Why the former Chief Executive of Delta Utility Services, a Dunedin City Council-owned lines company, was handed a ratepayer-funded pay-out of $980,000 needs explaining, say the Taxpayers’ Union. Grady […]

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Police Association honours two officers with Bravery Awards

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Police Association, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Unions  /  Comments Off on Police Association honours two officers with Bravery Awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police Association – Release/Statement Headline: Police Association honours two officers with Bravery Awards NZPA | Fri October 13th, 2017 Two Police officers who demonstrated outstanding courage have each been honoured with the Police Association’s Bravery Award at the 82nd NZPA annual conference in Wellington. Constable Darren Critchley and Senior […]

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Let’s do this!

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Let’s do this!

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Let’s do this! Taxpayers’ Union will work with any party to create policy costing unit 12 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the endorsement of the NZIER in its calls for an independent policy costing unit to be established for the use of […]

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It’s the corporate welfare not Israel which is the problem 

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on It’s the corporate welfare not Israel which is the problem 

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: It’s the corporate welfare not Israel which is the problem   It’s the corporate welfare not Israel which is the problem  10 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An article published last week by Fairfax has left an incorrect impression on the reason why the Taxpayers’ Union objects to the Government […]

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Te Kauae Kaimahi celebrates the life of Aunty Vera Morgan

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Te Kauae Kaimahi celebrates the life of Aunty Vera Morgan

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Te Kauae Kaimahi celebrates the life of Aunty Vera Morgan Syd Keepa, the Council of Trade Unions, Te Kauae Kaimahi Vice-President Māori said he was saddened to hear of the passing on Sunday of Vera Kirihau Morgan, fondly known as ‘Aunty Vera’. “Aunty […]

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Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes Media Release                                                      10 October 2017 NZNO mourn their kuia Vera Morgan (MBE) Several representatives of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation were this morning at the tangi beginning at the Pipitea marae in Thorndon to welcome Vera Morgan back onto to the […]

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Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Centenarian ‘Aunty Vera’ passes > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                      10 October 2017 NZNO mourn their kuia Vera Morgan (MBE) Several representatives of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation were this morning at the tangi beginning at the Pipitea marae […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Secret government modelling of fuel tax hike screams hypocrisy

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Secret government modelling of fuel tax hike screams hypocrisy

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Secret government modelling of fuel tax hike screams hypocrisy Secret government modelling of fuel tax hike screams hypocrisy 10 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Responding to a story by NewsRoom this morning, suggesting National Party Minister Simon Bridges has instructed the Ministry of Transport to model […]

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Resilience Matters – Mental Health the focus of New Zealand Police Association’s 82nd annual conference

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Police Association, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Unions  /  Comments Off on Resilience Matters – Mental Health the focus of New Zealand Police Association’s 82nd annual conference

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police Association – Release/Statement Headline: Resilience Matters – Mental Health the focus of New Zealand Police Association’s 82nd annual conference NZPA | Mon October 9th, 2017 The focus of the New Zealand Police Association’s 82nd annual conference in Wellington this week (Oct 11-13) is the mental health of its […]

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Special votes confirm mood for change

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Special votes confirm mood for change

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Special votes confirm mood for change Working New Zealanders today welcomed the news that special votes in the General Election had reinforced the mandate for a change of Government. NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff said “It’s no surprise to me that the Labour Party […]

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More ambition needed to keep Kiwis safe at work

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on More ambition needed to keep Kiwis safe at work

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: More ambition needed to keep Kiwis safe at work Statistics released today on workplace death and injury show that we still have a big problem in New Zealand workplaces. “These numbers show that, on average, over 51 Kiwis a year are being killed at […]

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Challenges for the incoming Government

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Economic Bulletin, Unions  /  Comments Off on Challenges for the incoming Government

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Challenges for the incoming Government We won’t know for a while which parties will make up the new New Zealand Government. Whoever it is will face the same challenges. The most likely shocks to New Zealand’s economy are from the international economy and […]

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MP Pay determination already showing problems with Public Sector model

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MP Pay determination already showing problems with Public Sector model

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MP Pay determination already showing problems with Public Sector model MP Pay determination already showing problems with Public Sector model 29 SEPTEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Linking MP’s pay to reflect public sector wage increases has seen MP’s receive a 2.5% pay hike. Backbench MP’s will now […]

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