Monthly Archives: June 2016

Special Edition Featuring News On CSW60!

– A Special Edition – 60th Commission on the Status of Women 11 – 24 March 2016, New York, USA Message from the President The past January and February were very intensive months in preparing everything for our New York Leaders’ Summit and … Continue reading

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Rachel Smalley: Lack of equality in corporate world absurd

Rachel Smalley , Section Opinion, Publish Date Friday, 24 June 2016, 8:57AM Now, we have spoken about this a lot. Diversity in the workplace, but chiefly around the boardroom table. Of our top NZX companies, some 80% have less than 30% … Continue reading

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equal pay petition – please sign + Backbenchers transcript

1.       In our bid to get the Cabinet to agree to the Joint Working Group’s proposals on equal pay – PSA has set up an Action Station petition. Please sign it, tell your friends, spread the word! http://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/equal-pay-it-s-time  2.       Last … Continue reading

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Pay equity working group reports back

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2016 Authors: Tim Clarke and Liz Coats On Tuesday 7 June 2016, the Government announced that the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles (Working Group) had completed its work and provided its recommendations. While the recommendations and … Continue reading

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Opinion: NZ should legislate to promote pay equity

9:10 AM Friday Jun 10, 2016 Catriona MacLennan, Vicky Mee and Judy McGregor look at the issue of pay equity in NZ society and what needs to be done to improve it. The pay equity principles announced on June 7 … Continue reading

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BPW NZ welcomes Equal Pay Principles

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) is hailing the Government’s release of the agreed principles of equal pay as a positive step forward. “Over forty years after the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1972 … Continue reading

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON PAY EQUITY

7 June  2016 MEDIA RELEASE:   NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON PAY EQUITY The National Council of Women New Zealand (NCWNZ) welcomes the recommendations of the Working Group on Pay Equity Principles (the Working Group) announced today.  Rae … Continue reading

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CTU key messages and FAQs on Equal Pay Principles

Version: Monday 7 June, 2016    Key messages: We can all take pride in these agreed principles. We are now closer along the path to achieving equal pay for work of equal value than we ever have been before. New … Continue reading

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Editorial: Still much to do to improve women’s representation in the workforce

Last updated 05:00, June 3 2016 Five women and three men – a stock photograph’s interpretation of a modern board meeting. The reality is more like one …   OPINION: Things can be better relatively speaking, but still not right in … Continue reading

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