CTU launches petition calling for safer sick leave in light of COVID-19

Today's labour news

Revealing pay rates will help close NZ's pay gap, says commissioner 2020-07-02 [Stuff]

Letter delivered to chairman's home 'inappropriate' 2020-07-01 [Otago Daily Times]

Fears funds allocated to ECE staff might be used to line others' pockets 2020-06-30 [Education HQ]

WorkSafe investigators under pressure, lack training-report 2020-06-30 [Radio New Zealand]

Oil rig workers claim unfair treatment in a system 'rotten to the core' 2020-06-29 [Stuff]

Unions support Greens policy announcement to make Aotearoa fairer 2020-06-29 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Election 2020: Green Party unviels plan to tackle poverty 2020-06-29 [Radio New Zealand]

Bus drivers delighted by living wage requirement 2020-06-29 [Otago Daily Times]

Don't let your health be treated like an exercise in practical accounting 2020-06-29 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Canterbury health authorities consider cuting staff costs to claw back deficit 2020-06-29 [Stuff]

Canterbury health authorities consider cutting staff costs to claw back deficit 2020-06-27 [Stuff]

Regional skills leadership groups supported 2020-06-25 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

St John paramedics gutted as promised pay boost cancelled 2020-06-25 [Radio New Zealand]

Teacher aides vote to endorse historic pay equity settlement including pay rises of up to 28% 2020-06-25 [NZEI-te Riu Roa]

118-year old maritime mystery solved after remains of Chinese gold miners found 2020-06-25 [Stuff]

Union fighting council cuts 2020-06-25 [Otago Daily Times]

NZPFU pushes for urgency for Napier Fire Station with dire seismic rating 2020-06-24 [NZPFU]

Trans Alpine restarts while Dunedin Rail limited is put out of business 2020-06-24 [RMTU]

Lyttelton Port workers union protests against arrival of blood phsphate ship 2020-06-24 [RMTU]

Last passenger train leaves town as Dunedin's Taieri Gorge railway line is mothballed 2020-06-24 [Radio New Zealand]

Protestors march against Ravensdown 'blood phosphate' import 2020-06-23 [Radio New Zealand]

Workers can be trusted with uncapped sick leave 2020-06-21 [Radio New Zealand]

Abortion law reform-what it means for us 2020-06-18 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Bus company Ritchies discriminated against First Union members, Employment Relations Authority rules 2020-06-18 [Stuff]

Dire state of hospital infrastructure comes as no suprise 2020-06-18 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Simpson Review puts health jigsaw into a more joined up picture 2020-06-18 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Workers voices needed in future changes PPE management 2020-06-18 [E tu union]

Covid really is a bastard 2020-06-17 [The Standard]

Health and disability system review report welcomed by NZCTU 2020-06-17 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Unified health system an oppertunity to invest in undervalued workers and communities 2020-06-17 [PSA-te Pukenga HereTikanga Mahi]

Union urges government to honour living wage promise to contract workers 2020-06-16 [Radio New Zealand]

What will happen when the wage subsidy ends? 2020-06-16 [Radio New Zealand]

Living wage promise: Government running out of time 2020-06-15 [E tu union]

Unemployment and racial privillege 2020-06-14 [Stuff]

Unite Union condemns Event Cinemas for needless redundancies 2020-06-14 [Unite Union]

Unions keeping a close eye on government economic support package 2020-06-14 [Newshub]

Otago woman's big payout after workplace 'broke my spirit' 2020-06-12 [Otago Daily Times]

CTU statement 2020-06-12 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Employees allege liquor baron brothers owe $400,000 after years of exploitation 2020-06-11 [Stuff]

Aged care faces crisis as nurses paid less than DHB peers 2020-06-11 [Radio New Zealand]

Coronavirus: Kiwi worker facing redundancyspeaks of independence that came with employment, challenges she now faces 2020-06-11 [Newshub]

Initial 12-week Covid-19 wage subsidy coming to an end 2020-06-10 [Radio New Zealand]

Peter Conway Memorial Lecture 2020-06-09 [Unionaid]

Rail contract deal threatens Kiwi jobs 2020-06-09 [RMTU]

Warehouse, Noel Leeming staff in tears at closure news 2020-06-09 [Radio New Zealand]

The Warehouse group to cut nearly 1000 jobs 2020-06-08 [Radio New Zealand]

Warehouse boss clashes with union over redundancies 2020-06-08 [MSN news]

NZNO CE rejects resolution to disolve board 2020-06-08 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Primary health care nurses failed by funding lack 2020-06-08 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

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