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Educators' pay equity claims in spotlight for Suffrage Day

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:08 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa members will be joining with others across the union movement by wearing black and white in support of pay equity on Suffrage Day tomorrow, and urging the Government to commit to a settlement for teacher aides this year. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes Aotearoa history announcement

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 1:13 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement this morning that the teaching of Aotearoa's history in schools will become compulsory in 2022. More >>

NZEI welcomes Government moves to address teacher shortages

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:04 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed new Government measures to help relieve the shortage of early childhood education teachers -- but says lifting pay for ECE teachers is the fundamental solution to the crisis facing the sector. More >>

Area school principals to vote on MoE offer

Friday, 30 August 2019, 12:04 pm | NZEI

Principals and tumuaki in area schools and wharekura who are jointly represented by NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA Te Wehengarua will vote on whether to ratify a settlement to their collective agreement over the coming days. More >>

Persistent gender pay gap - need for Govt to move faster

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 2:00 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Figures released by Stats NZ today show a persistent gender pay gap, highlighting the need for the Government to move faster on pay equity settlements. More >>

Primary and intermediate principals vote to accept new offer

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:33 am | NZEI

Primary and intermediate school principals have voted to accept a new settlement from the Ministry of Education, which includes entrenched pay parity with secondary principals. More >>

Primary and intermediate principals to vote on new offer

Friday, 9 August 2019, 3:02 pm | NZEI

A last minute collective agreement offer has been received by primary and intermediate school principals today, ahead of planned paid union meetings next week. More >>

National day of support for principals

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:39 pm | NZEI

Primary and intermediate school staff and wider school communities around the country will show they stand with principals in a national day of support tomorrow. More >>

Learning support must be based on needs of children

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:53 pm | NZEI

The allocation of 623 Learning Support Coordinators to around 1000 schools announced today is based on the Ministry of Education's needs, not children's needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Kindergarten teachers accept new collective agreement

Friday, 26 July 2019, 10:38 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's kindergarten teacher members have overwhelmingly voted to accept a settlement of their collective agreement that retains pay parity with their primary and secondary colleagues. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa to take legal action over delays in payments

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:34 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa will take legal action over the lengthy delay in implementing pay increases for teachers. Novopay announced yesterday that teachers would have to wait until 11 September to see pay increases that they won when they settled their collective ... More >>

Long delay in pay increase for teachers unacceptable

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 6:36 pm | NZEI

Teachers will have to wait until 11 September for pay increases won as part of their collective agreement negotiations settled in June, according to an update sent to schools today from Novopay. More >>

Māori education hui kicks off in Ahuriri (Napier)

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 1:35 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's annual Māori education hui, Te Kāhui Whetū , begins today at the Eastern Institue of Technology in Ahuriri (Napier). More >>

Kindergarten teacher negotiations to continue next week

Friday, 5 July 2019, 12:29 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's kindergarten teacher members have concluded two days of negotiations with the Ministry of Education and kindergarten employers, and negotiations will continue next week. More >>

Primary principals vote to disengage from MoE work

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 10:57 am | NZEI

Primary and intermediate principals who are NZEI Te Riu Roa members have voted to stop communication with the Ministry of Education and cease participation in any Minstry-led work groups, taskforces or meetings. More >>

Kindergarten teachers begin negotiations

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 12:07 pm | NZEI

Kindergarten teacher members of NZEI Te Riu Roa begin negotiations with the Ministry of Education today over the renewal of their collective agreement. More >>

Area teachers vote to ratify their settlement with MoE

Friday, 28 June 2019, 2:33 pm | NZEI

Teachers in area schools and wharekura have voted to ratify a settlement to their collective agreement negotiations. More >>

Primary teachers vote for settlement

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:15 am | NZEI

Primary teachers have voted to ratify a proposed settlement that will give them pay parity with their secondary colleagues, but disappointed primary principals have rejected a settlement that was unchanged from a previously rejected offer. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes report on fair pay agreements

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:49 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed a BERL-authored report released by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions this morning, which finds that New Zealand’s abandonment of sector bargaining in the 1990s is linked to a decline in wages. More >>

Voting tomorrow on new offers to start tomorrow

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 1:55 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers and principals and area school teachers will begin voting tomorrow on whether to accept proposed settlements from the Ministry of Education. More >>

 

 

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