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Addressing inequality the greatest test of governments 

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Addressing inequality the greatest test of governments 

MIL OSI – Key announcements from Labour and the Green Party in the last week deliver the foundations of a strong alternative government in waiting which would make New Zealand a more equal place, the CTU said today. “Our economy is completely out of balance. Too many families are struggling to pay the bills. The […]

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Pike families deserve answers and justice

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pike families deserve answers and justice

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pike families deserve answers and justice Date:  12 November, 2016 On November 19 2010, almost 6 years ago, 29 men were killed at Pike River Mine. Their deaths were completely preventable and no person or organisation has ever been held responsible. There […]

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Working for free

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Working for free

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Working for free Date:  15 November, 2016 There is 13 percent left of 2016. In New Zealand we have a pay imbalance of what men and women are paid. On average across our society men are paid 13 percent more than women. […]

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New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases Date:  8 November, 2016 “The new information on prices facing different types of households released by Statistics New Zealand today means we should be even more concerned about inequalities and […]

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Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals

By   /  November 6, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals Date:  6 November, 2016 Labour has significantly upped the stakes on new ideas generation for the future of work and good jobs, the Council of Trade Unions said today. CTU President Richard […]

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Government policies still leave too many out of work

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government policies still leave too many out of work

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government policies still leave too many out of work Date:  2 November, 2016 “While a small reduction in unemployment is welcome, it is much too slow,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg. “That is still 128,000 officially looking for work, and worse than […]

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Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what's needed

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what's needed

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what’s needed Date:  30 September, 2016 The Draft Productivity Commission Report looking at new models of tertiary education poses risks for students and working people if the recommendations to open up tertiary education […]

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Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg Date:  23 September, 2016 The Council of Trade Unions has received a response to an official information request revealing that at least $35 million has been paid in outstanding holiday paid to […]

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Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards Date:  15 September, 2016 “We are seeing low quality growth in what New Zealand produces,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg commenting on the June GDP growth […]

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Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential Date:  13 September, 2016 Justice Minister Amy Adams will announce her response to the Strengthening New Zealand’s Legislative Response to Family Violence report at midday today, and working people are calling for better support systems […]

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Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants Date:  9 September, 2016 Working people in New Zealand deserve the freedom to be respected and valued at work regardless of where they were born. The significant Cartias Report ‘Stand up for what’s right […]

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