Author Archives: BPW New Zealand

CTU Media Release- Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that the National Party was not fooling any women with the return of its intentionally flawed Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill through the members bill ballot process. “I have … Continue reading

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Criminal Bar Association to survey lawyers about harassment, bullying

22 Feb, 2018 12:06pm  3 minutes to read A new survey aims to gain a better understanding of harassment within law firms. Photo / 123RF NZ Herald  Concerned at allegations of bullying and harassment in the legal fraternity, the Criminal … Continue reading

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BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits post in equal pay row

 8 January 2018  The BBC’s China editor Carrie Gracie has resigned from her post, citing pay inequality with male colleagues. In an open letter, Ms Gracie – who has been at the BBC for more than 30 years – accused … Continue reading

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Gandhi Nivas: keeping South Asian families safe

From Voices, 3:30 pm on 18 December 2017 Lynda Chanwai-Earle, Producer @LyndaChanwaiEar lynda.chanwai-earle@radionz.co.nz ‘Don’t take the women and children out of the home – put the man in a safe place instead’, is the philosophy of Gandhi Nivas – a family violence facility in … Continue reading

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NEXT report: Sexism still rife in workplace for Kiwi women

Many of us are disillusioned, but there is hope. AUG 08, 2017 12:00PM  –  BY CATH BENNETT She was a single mum trying to get a job. After being turned down for a receptionist’s position, she called up the company’s manager … Continue reading

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Thank YOU for celebrating #BPWDay with #BPWPride!

#BPWDay a great, beautiful, yellow success as we celebrate with #BPWPride! Celebration of #BPWDay and #BPWPride all over the world. More celebration photos are over on our Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter pages Dear BPW sister, We want to thank YOU for … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the BIG DAY a.k.a. the 87th BPW Day!

  Dear BPW sister, Don’t forget—tomorrow, 26 August, is the BIG DAY a.k.a. the 87th BPW Day! So, we do hope you already know what you need to do to participate in this worldwide celebration of women. In case you need … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Events: 12 August 2017 Wellington, Auckland, Whangerei and Palmerston North

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Eileen Brown   photos of Wgtn rally 12 August   Photos of Auckland 12 August    Whangerei & Palmerston Nth https://widgets.wp.com/likes/#blog_id=10940780&post_id=437&origin=payequity.wordpress.com&obj_id=10940780-437-599150d752ce5

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Spread the word: The 87th BPW Day is just ’round the corner!

  Dear BPW sister, We’re now in August, and you know what that means: The 87th BPW Day is just around the corner! In case you didn’t know, this milestone event is happening on 26 August, and when our calendars … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Week of Action: It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters

Posted on August 11, 2017 by Eileen Brown Media advisory : from Council of Trade Unions  Equal Pay Week of Action: It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters  Kiwis care about fairness. Ensuring that women are paid fairly … Continue reading

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