"The report of the Independent Forest Safety Review Panel is a wake-up call for all stakeholders in the forest industry, including unions," said Robert Reid, General Secretary of FIRST Union.
The Government has passed the Employment Relations Amendment Act slashing the rights of all Kiwi workers.
The government’s employment law changes are simply ideological and are at odds with its approach in the related areas of health and safety and immigration law, FIRST Union said tonight. Parliament has just passed the final stages of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill.
Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety Michael Woodhouse has welcomed the passage of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill through Parliament.
Statistics NZ staff have voted to escalate their ongoing industrial action in an effort to get Stats NZ back to the bargaining table with a reasonable offer. The staff, who are members of the Public Service Association (PSA), have been taking industrial action since September 8.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says changes to the Employment Relations Act, expected to be passed in Parliament tonight, will hurt vulnerable workers and their families more than anyone.
"The Court of Appeal’s decision declining the employers’ appeal in the Kristine Bartlett case is a huge victory for women workers" said Pay Equity Coalition Challenge spokesperson Angela Macleod.
The Court of Appeal victory for Lower Hutt caregiver, Kristine Bartlett demonstrates that both the Government and employers have been ignoring and not fully implementing equal pay law, the Green Party said today.
With the clock ticking, Whangarei employers and job seekers last week set job interview records at the Fast Track Job Match pilot event held at Toll Stadium.
Today the Court of Appeal has made a historic decision paving the way for a substantial equal pay claim for aged care workers.
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