Monthly Archives: November 2016

Audrey Young: Why National agreed to pay equity

Audrey Young ‘s Opinion Audrey Young is the New Zealand Herald’s political editor. 5:00 AM Saturday Nov 26, 2016 Thursday was an historic day for pay equity. It was the first time the union movement has been so unified behind … Continue reading

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BPW NZ WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF EQUAL PAY PRINCIPLES

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) is hailing the Government’s acceptance 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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Govt accepts recommendations on pay equity

Hon Paula Bennett Minister of State Services Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Hon Louise Upston Minister for Women   24 November 2016       Media Statement Govt accepts recommendations on pay equity The Government will update the Equal … Continue reading

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White Camellia Awards 2016

The partner organisations of the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles New Zealand wish to congratulate the winners of the 2016 awards for their achievements in working to promote gender equity. The Awards night at the Northern Club in Auckland on September … Continue reading

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Questions in the House following ‘Working for Free Day’

Jan Logie asked Michael Woodhouse about progress on the principles following the joint letter from the trade union JWG participants and ‘Working for Free Day’. In response to Jan Logie’s question on whether the Minister could be more specific on … Continue reading

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New Zealand College of Midwives Inc.

Media Statement 17 November, 2016 Talks continue in midwives’ pay case Representatives of the New Zealand College of Midwives and Ministry of Health are continuing their discussions on the payment system for Lead Maternity Care midwives. The parties agree the … Continue reading

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