Wellington, Oct 7 NZPA - Figures showing median weekly incomes have stagnated for two years, mean that when adjusted for inflation they have fallen more than 4 percent, the Council of Trade Unions says.
Wellington, Aug 17 NZPA - The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) has big ideas of working towards a compulsory savings scheme where employers make the lion's share of contributions, but a business lobby says now is not the right time to increase the burden.
By Chris Ormond of NZPA
Wellington, July 23 NZPA - Unions have launched a "fairness at work" campaign targeting the Government's employment law plans and warn there are likely to be some heated collective contract negotiations on the horizon, along with spikes in industrial action.
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Wellington, July 20 NZPA - Unions say more and more cases of unfair dismissal are being reported as people realise the 90-day probation period is going to be extended to cover all workers.
Wellington, July 17 NZPA - Unions upset at moves they see as rolling back workers' rights say research by the Labour Department could have been designed to support Government plans to extend the 90 day employment trial period to all businesses.