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TPPA: a missed opportunity to value working people

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 4:07 pm | NZCTU

Tomorrow’s signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a missed opportunity to value the contribution of working people, not just in New Zealand but in all the countries who sign on. CTU Policy Director and Economist Bill Rosenberg ... More >>

TPPA is bad for LGBTI people: don’t sign

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 3:25 pm | NZCTU

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) union activists are urging the Government not to sign the TPPA. More >>

Fall in unemployment welcome but more still needs to be done

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:12 pm | NZCTU

“The fall in official unemployment from 6.0 to 5.3 percent is welcome,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg, “but the unfortunate fact is that the economy is still not creating enough jobs to match the increase in the working age population, ... More >>

Pike River decision to be appealed

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The President of the NZCTU, Richard Wagstaff, has confirmed today that the CTU will support Anna Osborne, whose husband Milton Osborne, and Sonya Rockhouse, whose son Ben Rockhouse, were both killed at Pike River Mine in 2010, in their appeal of the ... More >>

Hey Talley’s AFFCO welcome to the 21st Century!

Friday, 18 December 2015, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Hey Talley’s AFFCO welcome to the 21st Century! Leave your archaic attitudes and behaviour at the door As part of the ongoing break down in relationships between Talley’s AFFCO and their staff, yesterday they stood down five staff for wearing ... More >>

Working people need to benefit from growth in economy

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Strong growth in the economy in the three months to September was not matched by growth in employment, with more people not in work. “While stronger growth is welcome, it needs to be shared with the people who need it most,” says CTU economist Bill ... More >>

Pike Judicial review – still no justice for the 29 killed

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 11:43 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU is extremely concerned with the release today of a High Court decision declining to review the decision by Worksafe not to proceed with the prosecution against Peter Whittall in relation to the 29 deaths at Pike River after his insurers paid $1.42m ... More >>

International Day for the Elimination of Violence

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: NZ women and families can’t wait More >>

Healthy homes = healthy people

Friday, 20 November 2015, 3:56 pm | Council of Trade Unions

Healthy homes = healthy people Everyone should have access to high quality safe housing. The CTU supports the nationwide ‘ Hikoi for Homes’ happening around the countrytomorrow. Sam Huggard, CTU Secretary, said “Healthy homes are crucial for healthy families. ... More >>

Five years since the Pike River Mine disaster

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 9:15 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU remembers the 29 men who were killed at work at Pike River Mine five years ago today on 19 November 2010. More >>

Meat workers win in Employment Court

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 8:44 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU congratulates the Meat Workers Union and their members who have successfully won a major legal development today in their push for a fair collective agreement at Talley's AFFCO. More >>

Unitec has failed employees & students

Friday, 13 November 2015, 3:10 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions supports the 300 employees working at Unitec whose jobs have been disestablished in a decision made by Unitec’s chief executive, Rick Ede. Unitec, New Zealand’s largest polytechnic, decided last week to take away the jobs ... More >>

Union leader calls for AFFCO boycott

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 11:11 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Vice-President Māori of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) is asking iwi farming corporations and other Māori farmers to consider withholding stock from AFFCO meat processing plants until the company returns to bargaining and settles ... More >>

Zero hour contracts; why does the Government want them

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Today is the last day for oral submissions on the Employment Standards Bill. This Bill puts zero hour contracts into law for the first time. More >>

Does the Government have a plan?

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU is encouraging the Government to do more to create quality jobs for Kiwis. More >>

Government must honour the memory of Charanpreet Dhaliwal

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:58 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions Media Release 23 October Government must honour the memory of Charanpreet Dhaliwal and fix the security industry His Honour Coroner JP Ryan has released overnight his findings and recommendations regarding the death of Charanpreet ... More >>

CTU calls for a better deal for working New Zealanders

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:13 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU has called for the Government to give New Zealanders a better deal at work. The CTU was heard by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee this morning regarding the contentious Employment Standards Legislation Bill. More >>

Government working group may bring progress

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Working people are cautiously celebrating today’s announcement that the Government will now formally enter discussions into how to lift women’s pay to properly value their work. More >>

CTU President Richard Wagstaff's Acceptance speech

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

I am both honoured and humbled to be taking up the role of CTU President. More >>

Helen Kelly speech – CTU conference 14 October 2015

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 10:10 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

It great to see you all here at our conference and its great we all have this chance to again together reflect on the last couple of years and see what we learned and achieved but most importantly to look forward, set priorities and use the things ... More >>

 

 

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