Government must take the handbrakes off, deliver equal pay

Today's labour news

Nurse's open letter criticizes Nurses Organization union as 'undemocratic' over president 2019-08-23 [Radio New Zealand]

Nurse's leader fights to prevent being ousted from union job 2019-08-23 [Radio New Zealand]

Port Otago workers issue strike notice 2019-08-23 [Otago Daily Times]

Port Otago workers considered industrial action as pay, safety negotiations continue 2019-08-22 [Fairfaxc media]

Gender pay imbalance: Call for PM to take action 2019-08-22 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Why workers who are Pakeha benefit from positive action for Maori 2019-08-22 [Mike Treen]

Injunction application filed by Nurses Organization 2019-08-22 [NZNO]

Weary Port Otago workers vote to ban overtime if talks fail 2019-08-22 [Radio New Zealand]

Pharmacy strike at Canterbury DHB: Frustrated staff strike for four days 2019-08-21 [APEX]

Government must take the handbrakes off, deliver equal pay 2019-08-21 [PSA]

Nurses' open letter criticizes Nurses Organization union as 'undemocratic' over president 2019-08-21 [Radio New Zealand]

FECA endorses NZPFU actions on rank and command structures 2019-08-21 [NZPFU]

E tu calls on the PM to do more for equal pay 2019-08-21 [E tu union]

Hospital pharmacy workers in Christchurch to strike for four days 2019-08-21 [Fairfax Media]

NZNO statement-Organize Aotearoa 2019-08-21 [Organize Aotearoa]

Auckland butcher fired for racially offensive anti-Muslim comments loses bid to keep job 2019-08-19 [Newshub]

Government suppoirt for homeless a welcome step in the right direction 2019-08-19 [PSA-Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi]

Solidarity with Grant Brookes 2019-08-19 [International Socialists]

Nurses union board seeks to oust president after investigation into 'inappropriate' message 2019-08-18 [Fairfax media]

Butcher was right to be fired for racist comments, ERA says 2019-08-18 [Fairfax Media]

Secondary principals to vote on industrial action 2019-08-15 [Fairfax Media]

Former Wagamama staff say they're owed thousands 2019-08-14 [Radio New Zealand]

Meras Annual General Meeting 2019-08-14 [MERAS]

New deal means White Ferns can earn up to $80,000 2019-08-14 [Radio New Zealand]

Public support for union default 2019-08-13 [University of Waikato]

Postal Workers Union warns of widespread mail scam 2019-08-13 [Postal Worlers Union]

Junior doctors settle pay conflict with district health boards, endling lengthy dispute 2019-08-13 [NZ Herald]

2019 Pharmac Kaitiaki awards presented 2019-08-13 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Junior doctors resolve employment conflict with district health boards 2019-08-13 [Newshub]

Helen Kelly-Together 2019-08-12 [NZIFF]

'We shouldn't put up with this': Train manager who kicked passenger off train urges Kiwi's to stand up to racism 2019-08-12 [Newshub]

Ripped off hospitality workers need to get more militant 2019-08-12 [Fairfax Media]

Staff struggling to get what they are owed from failed restaurant chain Wagamama 2019-08-12 [Fairfax Media]

Staff struggling to get what they are owed from failed restaurant chain Wagamama 2019-08-11 [Fairfax Media]

Cloud Ocean bottling plant 'unacceptable' conditions for NZ-union claims 2019-08-10 [Fairfax Media]

Nurses conference to put 'fire in the belly' for army of Maori nurses 2019-08-09 [NZNO-Toputanga tapuhi kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Tauira (students) essential to raising an army of Maori nurses 2019-08-09 [NZNO-Toputanga tapuhi kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

$55 million cut to District Health Board mental health funding revealed 2019-08-09 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

More effort needed to fix gaps in healthcare 2019-08-09 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Cloud Ocean job losses disappointing 2019-08-09 [E tu union]

Accelerated silicosis warning prompts 52 people to contact Worksafe New Zealand 2019-08-09 [Fairfax media]

DHB's cut mental health funding by $55million; health spending falling overall-union 2019-08-07 [Fairfax Media]

High employment , rising wages business, union debate 2019-08-07 [Radio New Zealand]

CTU welcomes lowest unemployment rate in a decade 2019-08-07 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

2019 Health budget analysis-has the government budgeted enough for the health of New Zelanders? 2019-08-07 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Workers being forced back to China without a day in court 2019-08-07 [Unite Union]

Hospital specialists welcome government boost for cancer care 2019-08-07 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

More investment in hospital specialist workforce needed to tackle ballooning deficits 2019-08-07 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

E tu urges NZTA to lift funding for VTNZ 2019-08-07 [E tu union]

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