Category Archives: Equal Pay

Submission on The Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill

29th May 2017 Health Select Committee Parliament Building Wellington 6140 New Zealand E-mail: health@parliament.govt.nz Re:       Submission on The Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill The submission is from the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) … Continue reading

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Treat her right

We need your voice, and as many voices as possible, so we can turn up the volume on this issue. Politicians need to hear from all New Zealanders that it’s no longer 1972. It’s 2017 and it’s time for New … Continue reading

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Kids explain why women are paid less than men

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Theresa Gattung: 100 years on, still waiting for equal pay

Last updated 05:00, May 10 2017 Equal pay campaigners dance in a film shoot for the Treat her right campaign. This column falls into the category of “I can’t believe we are still talking about this stuff”. Green MP Jan Logie’s … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Announcement a Welcome Relief for Women

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 4:00 pm Press Release:  NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women Government’s Equal Pay Announcement a Welcome Relief for Women The news that the Government have reached an historic pay equity settlement is great news for … Continue reading

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Big pay rise for women: Deal likely to alarm private sector

Email Audrey @audreyNZH Audrey Young Audrey Young is the New Zealand Herald’s political editor. Updated less than a minute ago5:00 AM Tuesday Apr 18, 2017 Rest home caregiver Kristine Bartlett’s pay will go from about $16 an hour to about … Continue reading

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How to close the gender pay gap

Aimee Shaw Aimee Shaw is a business reporter focusing on small business 2:45 PM Monday Apr 17, 2017 New Zealand businesses could close the gender pay gap in the next five years, Diversity Works chief executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie says. Photo/Supplied … Continue reading

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Gender Equality in New Zealand – Making It Happen

Dear Friends Please join the UN Women National Committee Aotearoa NZ to meet with Jan Logie MP on 19 April and hear all about her significant Gender Equality Bills currently before Parliament. Details are below. We look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Another Step towards Pay Equity

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:49 pm Press Release: BPW NZ The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) is pleased that Parliament now have another tool for gender equity in the workplace. “The news that the Equal … Continue reading

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NZ’s 600K Gap – Advice and suggestions to address the 600K gap are wanted

  Kia ora, We want to empower young women to tackle the gender pay gap with the launch of a new project – the $600k gap. The project, which launched today, is aimed at creating an environment where women can … Continue reading

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