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How parents and teachers can respond to the shooting

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on How parents and teachers can respond to the shooting

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Kathleen Liberty, Ph.D* has written a short document called “How to Support Child and Adolescent Learning and Coping in the Immediate Aftermath of the Shooting: Suggestions for Parents and Teachers” that we believe will be very helpful for many of you. You can download it here. As Ms. Liberty […]

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The Christchurch tragedy – E tū

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on The Christchurch tragedy – E tū

Source: Etu Union Dear E tū members, We have returned to work this week under the sorrowful shadow of a great and unjust tragedy. On behalf of all E tū members I express my respect and support to all of our many Muslim and migrant members and your families. We are proud of what you […]

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Against hatred we send love

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on Against hatred we send love

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Messages from PPTA members to their Christchurch colleagues and the Muslim community 15 March 2019 is a day that will be etched onto our psyche forever. We send love, sympathy and condolences to the victims of the terror attack in Christchurch, their families and communities. We want to honour […]

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PPTA News March April 2019

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on PPTA News March April 2019

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Support for Canterbury and the Muslim community, Bringing out the best in your neighbourhood, Tomorrow’s Schools review and more… The March April edition of the PPTA News: The magazine of New Zealand secondary teachers.  Table of contents:  The revolution will not be automated pg. 3;Bringing out the best in […]

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Our deepest sympathy and condolences

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on Our deepest sympathy and condolences

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to all the victims of the terrible events of March 15, their families and communities. We extend our aroha and support to all our rangatahi, and whanau who will continue to be affected by this tragedy, to those in our Muslim community and […]

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How to support NZ’s Muslim communities

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on How to support NZ’s Muslim communities

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) PPTA National Office, Level 5, 60 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand All text on this website is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All images are all rights reserved, and you must request permission from the copyright […]

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IDEA Services care workers to strike 1 April – E tū

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on IDEA Services care workers to strike 1 April – E tū

Source: Etu Union Three thousand care and support workers employed by IDEA Services, the operational arm of IHC, have voted to strike on 1 April. E tū industry co-ordinator Alastair Duncan says members voted overwhelmingly to strike after five months of challenging bargaining, during which IDEA has failed to respond positively to key workforce and […]

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Support for Canterbury

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on Support for Canterbury

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Like you, we are shocked and saddened by the terror attack in Christchurch on Friday. The impact will affect us all forever. We send love, sympathy and condolences to the victims of this hateful crime, their families and communities. Our thoughts are with the teachers of Christchurch who loved […]

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Hospital specialist among the victims of Christchurch shooting

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Hospital specialist among the victims of Christchurch shooting

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ASMS is saddened to report that one of our members, Dr Amjad Hamid, died in Friday’s mass shooting in Christchurch. Stuff website reports that Amjad Hamid, 57, was an SMO and rural hospital consultant at Hawera Hospital. Prior to that he was a senior doctor with a special interest […]

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Senior doctors’ union acknowledges contribution of Waikato’s interim health chief

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Senior doctors’ union acknowledges contribution of Waikato’s interim health chief

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists The senior doctors’ union says departing Waikato District Health Board interim chief Derek Wright provided much-needed stability in the wake of the Nigel Murray scandal. “The DHB desperately needed a steady pair of hands at the helm after former Chief Executive Nigel Murray left in disgrace,” says Ian Powell, […]

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Nation-wide teacher meetings postponed as mark of respect for children, men and women killed in terr

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education Institute, NZEI, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nation-wide teacher meetings postponed as mark of respect for children, men and women killed in terr

Source: New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) 17 March 2019 NZEI Te Riu Roa has postponed paid union meetings for primary teachers and principals due to begin nation-wide on Monday as a mark of respect for the 50 children, men and women murdered during the terrorist attacks in Christchurch on Friday. NZEI President Lynda Stuart said the attacks at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Masjid Mosque were an appalling […]

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Police Association fully supports PM’s call for gun law changes

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Law and Enforcement, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Police Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on Police Association fully supports PM’s call for gun law changes

Source: New Zealand Police Association NZPA | Sat March 16th, 2019 Police Association President Chris Cahill has welcomed the Prime Minister’s early commitment to changing New Zealand’s gun laws. “Jacinda Ardern has said emphatically that New Zealand’s gun laws will change and that now is the time for that change. I absolutely agree with her […]

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Strong support for School Strike for Climate from PSA

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on Strong support for School Strike for Climate from PSA

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Widespread support being given to the School Strike for Climate now includes support from the Public Service Association (PSA), New Zealand’s largest union, and its Eco Network. “We applaud the students who are standing up for climate action and organising and attending the rallies being held around New Zealand – […]

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Care home staff shortages critical – E tū

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Care home staff shortages critical – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū says staffing in aged care is inadequate and frequently unsafe for residents and carers. An E tū/NZNO survey of 1200 caregivers reveals just one in ten staff believed their rest homes were sufficiently staffed to provide quality care. Most report cares were missed on most if not all shifts as […]

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NZCTU supports Climate Strike

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Enviroment, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZCTU supports Climate Strike

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions supports young people who are taking action this Friday and striking for Climate Justice. All across New Zealand young people will be taking collective action on Friday to demand that the government do more to look after our planet and do more to […]

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Summit calls for aged care staffing review after ‘shocking’ research report

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on Summit calls for aged care staffing review after ‘shocking’ research report

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 12 March 2019 EMBARGOED UNTIL 1PM, 13 MARCH 2019 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and E tū are holding a summit in Wellington today (13 March) calling for a review of staffing standards for residential aged care – and for new and better standards […]

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Senior doctors urge Government to address chronic pain burden

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Senior doctors urge Government to address chronic pain burden

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists “The Government needs to make sure the public health system has enough specialists to treat chronic pain to relieve the burden of suffering for patients and their families,” says Angela Belich, Deputy Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). She was commenting on new research published […]

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International Women’s Day March 8

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, equal pay, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on International Women’s Day March 8

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU On the eve of International Women’s Day working women are celebrating the achievements and progress women have made whilst looking towards the challenges which remain. “New Zealand has a proud history of recognising women’s voices. We will always hold dear, like a precious taonga, the achievement of Kiwi […]

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NZNO celebrates collective action on International Women’s Day

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZNO celebrates collective action on International Women’s Day

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 8 March 2019 Today (8 March 2019) is International Women’s Day, and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says Kiwi women have much to celebrate in what they have achieved collectively. NZNO Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says New Zealand women have a proud […]

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Secondary teachers support student climate action

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on Secondary teachers support student climate action

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) PPTA, the union and professional association for secondary teachers, welcomes the energy and engagement shown by New Zealand students in their fight for climate justice. “Their determination and commitment are exactly what’s needed at this crucial moment. Students are showing the leadership that too many politicians are lacking,” PPTA […]

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