The CTU is supporting todays Meat Workers Union campaign to combat insecure work in a core New Zealand export industry.
Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 1.0 per cent for the month of November, and were up 7.8 percent in the past year to November, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Jobs Online report.
Public servants from ethnic minorities continue to be under-represented in the senior management of government departments and they continue to be paid significantly below the average public service salary according to Multicultural New Zealand.
Lyttelton Port staff represented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) this afternoon voted for an indefinite ban on overtime to commence on 17 December.
MÄori will play a vital role in Labour’s new Future of Work Commission, Labour's Maori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says. "The past twenty years have seen the Maori economy grow to $37 billion.
"Thousands of aged care caregivers and all fair-minded New Zealanders will be deeply disappointed at the decision by the Aged Care Association to launch yet another appeal in the Kristine Bartlett equal pay case," said the National Secretary of the Service and Food Workers Union, John Ryall, toda
The number of skilled job vacancies advertised online remained steady in October across most industry groups and occupations, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest Jobs Online report.
The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions has raised concerns with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ('MBIE') regarding their reported advice to workers about the petrol station drive away issue.
New Zealanders are increasingly using mobile devices when looking for a new job. A survey of 550 New Zealanders by recruiting experts Hays shows that job seekers still do most of their job searching on their desktop, but a growing number are using their smartphones.
The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has imposed a penalty on a Christchurch milk distribution business for charging a migrant worker an employment premium for her job that resulted in take home pay of $4.37 an hour.
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