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Food price rise raises concerns

Food price rise raises concerns
Wellington, Oct 18 NZPA - A 2.4 percent rise in food prices in the September quarter is raising concerns about the long term impact of higher global food costs.

Labour gets ready for "the battle of 2011"

Labour gets ready for "the battle of 2011"
By Peter Wilson of NZPA Auckland, Oct 17 NZPA - Labour has unveiled new policies it believes will give it an edge over National in the next election.

Pacific Blue's move will cost 200 jobs: union

Pacific Blue's move will cost 200 jobs: union
Wellington, Aug 17 NZPA - Pacific Blue's grounding of its domestic New Zealand routes will cost up to 200 jobs, not create 100 new ones as claimed by the airline, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU).

Little to chase New Plymouth seat

Little to chase New Plymouth seat
Wellington, July 20 NZPA - Labour Party president Andrew Little has confirmed he is seeking to contest the New Plymouth seat at next year's elections.

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.

Protests tomorrow over "anti-worker" legislation

Protests tomorrow over "anti-worker" legislation
Wellington, July 17 NZPA - Workers angered by moves they see as rolling back their rights intend to protest outside the National Party conference in Auckland tomorrow (Sunday).

Work place access restrictions a broken promise - Goff

Work place access restrictions a broken promise - Goff
Wellington, July 16 NZPA - National will break a pre-election promise if it goes ahead with plans to restrict union access to workplaces, Labour leader Phil Goff says.

TVNZ jobs shake-up criticised

TVNZ jobs shake-up criticised
Wellington, July 6 NZPA - A staff shake-up at TVNZ will put more focus on editing and packaging at the expense of the analysis and journalistic groundwork that should be expected from a state-owned broadcaster, says Labour's broadcasting spokesman Brendon Burns.

Labour announces electorate candidates

Wellington, July 5 NZPA - The Labour Party has moved early to confirm a list of electorate candidates for next year's election. Labour has confirmed 17 candidates, with others having received a nomination but awaiting rubber stamping in 10 more electorates.

Labour announces electorate candidates

Labour announces electorate candidates
Wellington, July 5 NZPA - The Labour Party has moved early to confirm a list of electorate candidates for next year's election. Labour has confirmed 17 candidates, with others having received a nomination but awaiting rubber stamping in 10 more electorates.

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