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Real incomes fall 4 pct, CTU says

Real incomes fall 4 pct, CTU says
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.

Now not the time for compulsory savings, says business lobby

Now not the time for compulsory savings, says business lobby
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.

PM denies breaking word over unions' access to workplace

PM denies breaking word over unions' access to workplace
Wellington, July 26 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key denies breaking his word with the Council of Trade Unions over labour law changes.

Unions continue to voice anger over labour law changes

Unions continue to voice anger over labour law changes
Wellington, July 26 NZPA - Unions continue to voice strong opposition to sweeping new labour laws announced by the Government, saying the move is attack on workers' rights.

Unions rallying against new employment laws

Unions rallying against new employment laws
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.

CTU cites cases of unfair dismissal

CTU cites cases of unfair dismissal
Feds pse Q for 0400 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.

PM says labour law changes "moderate"

PM says labour law changes "moderate"
Wellington, July 19 NZPA - Sweeping changes to labour laws were "moderate", Prime Minister John Key says as unions, the Labour and Green parties and others say workers will lose rights.

Union fury over employment law changes

Union fury over employment law changes
NZPA political reporters Wellington, July 19 NZPA - The Government's employment law changes have provoked furious criticism from unions and the Labour Party.

Polarised views on labour law changes

Polarised views on labour law changes
Wellington, July 18 NZPA - The Government is attacking Kiwi workers' conditions and wages, unions and the Labour Party say after Prime Minister John Key announced extensive labour law changes.

Unions question survey basis for 90-day changes

Unions question survey basis for 90-day changes
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.

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