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TREAT HER RIGHT EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

16 February, 2017 Author: TEUCategory: News A new campaign calling for equal pay in the workplace has been launched this week. The online video campaign, ‘Treat Her Right’, has been launched to raise awareness around the issue of pay inequality … Continue reading

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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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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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Statement from the College of Midwives that Karen Guilliland sent to the Pay Equity Coalition in Wellington.

Public Statement Representatives of the Ministry of Health and The College of Midwives met in mediation on 15 and 16 August.  They have agreed to the following statement: The current modular structure and payment system inadequately reflects the challenges of … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Xmas Present a Possibility

The Government has indicated to the unions PSA, NZNO, and E tū that they would like to see an agreement on the long-running care and support equal pay negotiations by Christmas. The Government has indicated to the unions PSA, NZNO, … Continue reading

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Zero hour contracts officially history

Pauline Edwards says Jun 28, 2016 It is so hard to believe that it is 35 years since, as a very new Member of BPW Wellington, New Zealand, I travelled to Montreux in Switzerland to attend the 50th  Golden Jubilee … Continue reading

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Latest pay statistics for women are a call to action

Latest pay statistics for women are a call to action by Eileen Brown Media release: Pay Equity Coalition  Latest pay statistics for women are a call to action The latest quarterly employment figures are no comfort for women and are a … Continue reading

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Gender divide alive and well in NZ job market

JULY 12, 2016 9AM SHANNONWILLIAMS The gender divide is alive and well in the New Zealand employment market, according to the latest Trade Me Jobs quarterly data, while IT roles continue to dominate the top five highest average pay rate … 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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