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Equal Pay Announcement a Welcome Relief for Women

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 4:00 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The news that the Government have reached an historic pay equity settlement is great news for women says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) More >>

Another Step Closer to Knowing Where Our Food Comes From

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:28 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

Another Step Closer to Knowing Where Our Food Comes From The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPWNZ) is pleased that the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin Labelling) [CoOL] Bill has passed its first reading. “Consumers ... More >>

BPW NZ Welcomes Acceptance of Equal Pay Principles

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 1:45 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) is hailing the Government’s acceptance of the agreed principles of equal pay as a positive step forward. More >>

Women Hope Reformed NACEW Doesn’t Continue Inequality Itch

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:14 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The government’s announcement about they have reformed the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) gives us some cause for concern says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ). More >>

BPW NZ Welcomes Equal Pay Principles

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:25 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) is hailing the Government’s release of the agreed principles of equal pay as a positive step forward. More >>

A Woman as Un Secretary-General – Its Time

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 11:25 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

It’s well past time for the UN to be run by a woman says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ). More >>

It’s Time the Government Stepped up on Gender Equality

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 5:29 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The Government needs to show its commitment to gender equality this International Women’s Day says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ). More >>

Take a Leap Forward in the Empowerment of Women

Monday, 29 February 2016, 4:05 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

It's Leap Day: Let's Take a Leap Forward in the Empowerment of Women More >>

BPW NZ calls for the government to do more

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 1:36 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

BPW NZ calls for the government to do more for disabled New Zealanders The Government needs to do more for disabled New Zealanders and work towards an accessible and inclusive society says the New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ). ... More >>

Employment Bill Will Work Against Women

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 12:56 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The Employment Standards Legislation Bill had the aim of protecting workers from zero hour contracts but its implementation will be to the detriment of a cohesive society and will widen the gender pay gap says the New Zealand Federation of Business ... More >>

Call to uphold international conventions for disabled people

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 10:56 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) urges the Government to do more for disabled New Zealanders, especially disabled women, by fully implementing international conventions. More >>

Minister of Health must account for aged care workers’ pay

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:30 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates rest-home worker Kristine Bartlett on her landmark claim for equal pay from her employer and successfully pursuing this to the Court of Appeal. More >>

Lack of leadership blamed for decline in Gender Equity

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 10:47 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

BPW NZ challenges NZ’s lack of leadership with the decline in Gender Equity Ranking More >>

BPW NZ calls fashion industry to account

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:45 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) joins the call for action on the use of skinny models and mannequins as it is directly affecting the self-esteem and health of many of our young people. More >>

Congratulations to NZ’s Banks

Friday, 3 October 2014, 9:57 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates the banking industry for showing true leadership in gender diversity. More >>

Pay disparity is discrimination against NZ women

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 4:19 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

“Pay disparity is discrimination against NZ women” says Carolyn Savage, the President of the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women, “Statistics provided by the last Census show that women over the last 7 years have only achieved a $4,000 ... More >>

Equal Pay Decision Welcomed

Saturday, 24 August 2013, 3:44 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) is pleased with the outcome of yesterday’s Employment Court decision regarding the Equal Pay Case lodged by the Service & Food Workers Union (SFWU) and Kristine Bartlett. More >>

Red Thursday for Women

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 9:50 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) announces that due to the widening of the gender pay gap, Equal Pay Day has increased by a further three days, now the 21st February. More >>

What do we want? Equal Pay! When do we want it? Now!

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 4:43 pm | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) fully supports the Demand Equal Pay campaign launched today by YWCA Auckland. Recent statistics reveal that the gender pay gap has jumped in the past twelve months from 12.85% in ... More >>

Where are our women leaders?

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 9:50 am | NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) challenges the NZ Government to actively seek more women for top leadership positions in Government. More >>

 

 

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