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15th strike seriously undermines confidence

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

After a year of this Labour-led Government there have been 15 strikes in the transport sector compared to 12 under nine years of a National Government, Nationals Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says Read more »

Worker crushed by 130kg block of polystyrene

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Polystyrene insulation company Expol Ltd was sentenced in Auckland District Court last week following an incident where a worker was crushed by a large high density polystyrene block. Read more »

Local youth given helping hand into workforce

Press Release – Hell Pizza

After six weeks of paid training in the kitchen of HELL Grey Lynn, local youths John Muroso (24) and James Key (24) have graduated from HELL Pizzas Active in HELL programme a scheme to support youths with intellectual disabilities and enhance … Read more »

High CEO pay is bad for business

Press Release – University of Queensland

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to University of Queensland research. Read more »

The time is right to talk about the future of work: PSA

Press Release – PSA

The PSA is excited for todays launch of Progressive Thinking: Ten perspectives on the future of work , the third publication in the Progressive Thinking series. Read more »

Pay Equity Amendment Bill: more snakes and ladders

Press Release – Coalition for Equal Value Equal Pay – CEVEP

If Kristine Bartletts 2013 claim had been taken under this new Bill, shed still be waiting for pay equity, says the Campaign for Equal Value Equal Pay. Read more »

AMP first financial organisation Living Wage accredited

Press Release – Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is excited to announce the first financial sector business to become a Living Wage Employer. Read more »

Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today

Press Release – E tu

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. Read more »

Wellington supports the bus drivers

Press Release – Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Read more »

More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice

Press Release – Public Service Association

After one month of rolling industrial action, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are now voting on whether or not to take further industrial action after their long running talks to reach a new collective agreement hit another stalemate. Read more »

Midwives Skills Unrecognised in DHBs Offer

Press Release – MERAS

More than 1100 midwives directly employed by DHBs will start voting on an offer from the DHBs today (Friday, 19 October). The ballot will close on Monday, 5 November. Read more »

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday. Read more »

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