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Underpaid at home, vulnerable abroad: How seasonal job schemes are draining Pacific nations of vital workers

Today's labour news

Pacific FTUC National Secretary, Mr Felix Anthony re-elected as the ITUC-AP-president 2023-12-06 [FTUC]

Pacific BWI Global Organising Academy consolidates regional team 2023-12-06 [BWI]

Pacific UNI Tech Organizing Network meets in Seoul at a pivotal moment tech 2023-11-29 [UNI Global Union]

Pacific Ahead of COP 28, Asia Pacific holds climate week 2023-11-15 [BWI]

Pacific Top Asia-Pacific education unionists advocate for increased investment in public education systems and educators, and call for gender equity, and sustainable, democratic and peaceful societies 2023-10-21 [EI]

Pacific Organizing cement workers during challenging economic times in Asia Pacific 2023-10-05 [IndustriALL]

Australia Pacific countries are not 'outposts' to grow labourers for Australia, Samoan PM says 2023-08-31 [ABC]

Educators stand in solidarity for climate justice and a just transition in first-ever climate conference 2023-08-19 [Education International]

Pacific Childcare shortfalls having major impact on gender equality in labour markets across Asia and the Pacific 2023-08-02 [ILO]

Pacific Employment Court: RSE workers say Hawkes Bay employers deductions were unlawful 2023-07-28 [Radio New Zealand]

Pacific Workers in limbo 2023-07-27 [The Times]

Pacific Labour investigation | Over alleged mistreatment of hired Pacific Island workers 2023-07-19 [The Times]

Pacific Public sector workers across Oceania stand with Australian Indigenous peoples for Voice, Treaty and Truth! 2023-07-07 [PSI]

Pacific Leaving a Lasting Impact: Reflections on the Organizing Forum Asia & Pacific 2023 2023-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

Pacific PALM reforms key to protecting Pacific farm workers 2023-06-27 [ACTU]

Pacific From fear, injury and exploitation to education, health and wellbeing: unions across Asia-Pacific support action to stop child labour 2023-06-15 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific Worker scheme shake-up 2023-06-14 [The Times]

Pacific Join us for the Organizing Forum- Asia & Pacific 2023 2023-06-11 [UNI]

Pacific Fighting for Recognition means Fighting for Decent Work, Fair Pay, and Just Nursing Policies 2023-06-11 [PSI]

Pacific Community Organisations Seek Strong Human Rights, Labour Rights And Environmental Standards At IPEF Talks This Weekend 2023-05-26 [AFTINET]

Pacific Textile unions in Asia Pacific commit to campaign for safe workplaces 2023-05-24 [IndustriALL]

Pacific BWI and ADB sign cooperation agreement 2023-05-10 [BWI]

International Labour Day2023: Agri-workersrenew call for rights protection as food and climate crisis worsen 2023-05-09 [PAN Asia Pacific]

Pacific Unions: OHS as a right, make it happen! 2023-05-07 [BW]

Pacific Asia Pacific unions: OHS as a right, make it happen! 2023-05-05 [BWI]

Pacific trade unions of, for and by workers – recalling the importance of independent, democratic trade unions on International Workers’ Day 2023 2023-05-01 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific International Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28 – stop the killing 2023-04-10 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific IFJ report calls for greater fact-checking support to combat misinformation 2023-04-01 [IFJ]

Pacific medical team reaching out to cyclone hit workers in rural New Zealand 2023-03-07 [Radio New Zealand International]

Pacific International Women’s Day 2023 – women workers for peace! 2023-03-04 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific UNI publishes guides to support gender equality in Asia-Pacific 2023-02-28 [UNI Global Union]

Pacific Local focus: Inside RSE worker accommodation, where four bedrooms can earn landlords $3500 a week 2023-02-07 [NZ Herald]

Pacific UNI Asia & Pacific organized a two-day workshop in Nepal on ‘Effectively Organizing Workers in a Nepalese Context’ 2023-02-02 [UNI]

Pacific Education unionists take stock of development cooperation in Asia-Pacific 2023-01-24 [Education International]

Pacific Region second deadliest globally on IFJ Killed List 2022-12-13 [IFJ]

Pacific RSE worker treatment like 'slavery' says Equal Opportunities Commissioner 2022-12-12 [Radio New Zealand]

Pacific Women call for more diversity and inclusion in broadcasting 2022-12-03 [UNI]

Underpaid at home, vulnerable abroad: How seasonal job schemes are draining Pacific nations of vital workers 2022-11-29 [Phys]

Pacific The Copyright Experience of the University of the South Pacific: a Union Perspective 2022-11-29 [Education International]

Pacific Unions share innovative trade union approaches, release report 2022-11-16 [BWI]

Pacific Rising Together for Justice: Essential Rights for Essential Workers 2022-11-09 [UNI]

Pacific IndustriALL Asia Pacific committee stands firmly with struggling workers 2022-11-05 [IndustriALL]

Pacific Education unions on the move to rebuild in Asia-Pacific 2022-10-29 [EI]

Pacific NZCTU calls on Government to urgently address the Pacific pay gap 2022-10-13 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Pacific Unions in Asia Pacific intensify efforts to organize white collar workers 2022-10-05 [IndustriALL]

Pacific NZCTU calls for immediate action on RSE scheme 2022-10-04 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Pacific Migrant workers living at school camp forced to endure unacceptable conditions 2022-09-26 [Stuff]

Pacific The 6th UNI APRO youth conference: #makingyouthmatter! 2022-09-24 [UNI]

Pacific Cement unions focus on organizing and gender equality 2022-09-04 [IndustriALL]

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