RCEP patent clauses lack compassion says PHA

Press Release – Public Health Association

Health organisations call on trade ministers to reject provisions that would negatively affect access to generic medicines in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement. Read more »

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. Read more »

Any Hospital Issues Sit With Govt During Strike

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The government must take responsibility for hospital problems around the country resulting from the 48 hour junior doctors strike, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Canterbury DHB prepared for next week’s planned RDA strike

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (RDA) will go on strike from 7am on 18 October until 7am on 20 October. Read more »

MWU mourns the loss of Helen Kelly

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The passing of Helen Kelly is deeply mourned by Meat Workers Union members across New Zealand. Helen worked tirelessly for our members, says MWU National Secretary Graham Cooke. She lent so much hope and inspiration to us and to the union movement, … Read more »

The loss of a compassionate warrior

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Helen Kelly was a compassionate warrior who fought for the rights of ordinary working New Zealanders, and she will be greatly missed, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

E tū pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Press Release – E Tu

Helen was a visionary and an inspiration. Her legendary leadership, fierce determination and brilliant ideas will have an everlasting impact on workers in Aotearoa. Read more »

Helen Kelly leaves a great legacy for women

Press Release – NZNO

NZNO in deep sadness today join with all other CTU affiliates and thousands of people who knew Helen Kelly and the great work she has done for a very long time on behalf of working people in New Zealand. Read more »

Helen Kelly Condolences

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

“We were often on opposite sides of the argument. However, we had deep respect for Helen and her work,” says Kim Campbell, CEO, EMA. Read more »

Human Rights Commission pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has paid tribute to former CTU President Helen Kelly who died today. Read more »

Community they can still access care during strike

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki District Health Board is reassuring the public that they will still be able to access healthcare during the planned resident doctors strikes. Read more »

ASMS advice for hospital specialists during planned strike

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The union for senior doctors and dentists working in public hospitals is advising members of their ethical and legal obligations if the two-day strike planned by the union representing doctors in training goes ahead. The Association of Salaried Medical … Read more »

Aeotea Maersk Arrives in New Zealand

Press Release – Aotea Maersk

Kotahi Chief Executive David Ross, Transport Minister Hon Simon Bridges, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive Mark Cairns Maersk Line Oceania Managing Director Gerard Morrison, and welcome the Aotea Maersk at Port of Tauranga. Photo supplied by Bruce … Read more »

Resident doctors band together for ‘Safer Hours’

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

After a disappointing result from mediation with DHBs, Resident Doctors are waving their wrists around in a very literal way. Read more »

More former Sistema workers blow whistle on conditions

Press Release – E Tu

More former Sistema workers have come forward to speak out against the poor pay and conditions at Sistema. Read more »

Rally for Democracy 10 September – Wellington

Press Release – TPP Free Wellington

How many times do the people have to say no to forced or bad deals? Read more »

The Nation: Visa fraud, NZ First Conference, Affco Talley’s

Press Release – The Nation

As 150 foreign students face being sent back to India after being drawn into a student visa scam, Newshub political editor Patrick Gower asks Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce if the entire sector needs to be cleaned up. Foreign education is a … Read more »

Nurses back Resident Doctors Association on safer staffing

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is supporting the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in their industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) over short staffing, long hours, and burnout. Read more »

Minimum wage loophole hasn’t gone away

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

David Parker Labour List MP MEDIA STATEMENT 26 August 2016 Its OK to have a few slaves, just not too many? Minimum wage loophole hasnt gone away New Zealand still needs legislation to ensure adult New Zealanders are not exploited by being taken … Read more »

Union offers 11th hour solution on Easter trading

Press Release – FIRST Union

The union representing working people in retail is calling on the Government to withdraw the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill and convene a cross-sector working group to develop Easter trading laws the country can agree on. Read more »

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