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New International Convention focused on making workplaces free from violence and harassment

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment Law, FifthEstate1, Health & Safety, Human Rights, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on New International Convention focused on making workplaces free from violence and harassment

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU An historic international agreement by unions, employers and governments was forged last week in Geneva at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with a new international Convention passed to eliminate violence and harassment at work. The passing of this ILO Convention demonstrates that violence and harassment for working people […]

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Tens of thousands of Kiwi workers sacked

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Employment Law, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Tens of thousands of Kiwi workers sacked

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Government research conducted by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) shows tens of thousands of Kiwi workers are being sacked by their employers every year as employers take advantage of unfair trial periods. “What this research shows us is that people who are employed on trial […]

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Fair Pay Agreements; making work fairer for Kiwis

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Employment Law, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Fair Pay Agreements; making work fairer for Kiwis

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU “Working Kiwis are a step closer to having fairness at work with today’s announced recommendations from the working party on Fair Pay Agreements,” said CTU President, Richard Wagstaff. “New Zealanders deserve jobs that pay enough to live on, with working hours and conditions that allow them to spend […]

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New Zealand First should not put big business ahead of working Kiwis

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Employment Law, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First should not put big business ahead of working Kiwis

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU By attempting to backtrack on its promise to strengthen New Zealanders’ work rights New Zealand First is letting down the very Kiwi battlers it claims to represent, says the Council of Trade Unions. CTU President Richard Wagstaff says the move would be a betrayal. “We’re incredibly disappointed by […]

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Working people support Greens announcement of more paid sick leave

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Employment Law, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Working people support Greens announcement of more paid sick leave

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Working people support Greens announcement of more paid sick leave Working people are welcoming today’s announcement from the Green Party that they will increase the legal minimum entitlement of paid sick leave from five days per year to ten. Today’s announcement was part […]

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OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening?

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Employment Law, Media Releases, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening?

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening? A just-released OECD report on New Zealand calling for a more active role for the government in supporting redundant workers prompts a welcome debate, the CTU said today. “Working people have borne the […]

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