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Prime Minister must back working Kiwis

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:38 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Prime Minister needs to reassess his priorities and move urgently to stop working Kiwis losing up to a million dollars a day says CTU Secretary Sam Huggard. More >>

Urgent action needed to prevent workers losing millions

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 9:05 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government must take action urgently to prevent working people losing up to a million dollars a day in unpaid holiday pay while the multi-billion dollar payroll problem is fixed, says CTU Secretary Sam Huggard. More >>

90 day fire at will periods are a failed experiment

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:26 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Government research agrees with CTU; 90 day fire at will periods are a failed experiment More >>

90 day fire at will periods are a failed experiment

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:18 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Working people are pleased that research commissioned by the Government is consistent with what working people have being saying - that 90 day fire at will periods are a failed experiment. More >>

Government bans importation of (most) asbestos

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1:19 pm | Council of Trade Unions

Working people have been demanding that the Government ban the importation of cancer causing asbestos for decades. Yesterday the Government took action and banned most importation of asbestos. More >>

More balance in the economy needed to ensure strong growth

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

More balance in the economy needed to ensure strong growth in incomes of working people More >>

Public health services worse off than in 2009/10

Friday, 10 June 2016, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Health budget analysis: public health services at least $1.2 billion worse off than in 2009/10 More >>

Holidays Act underpayment of workers raised on global stage

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:41 am | NZCTU

CTU President Richard Wagstaff addressed the International Labour Organisation (the United Nations agency for work and employment) today at 8 pm New Zealand time to focus global attention on the New Zealand government’s failure to protect working ... More >>

The payroll secret that is costing workers $500 a year

Sunday, 5 June 2016, 10:12 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Fresh analysis of documents released this week show that MBIE pushed to keep secret the significant underpayment of up to a third of New Zealand workers under the Holidays Act, costing affected workers up to $500 a year while the issue remained unresolved. More >>

Budget 2016 – Working Kiwis deserve a better life

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Today the Minister of Finance, Bill English, has delivered the National Governments 8th consecutive Budget and working people are underwhelmed and disappointed. More >>

Health funding needs $691 million to maintain services

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 9:39 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government’s health budget will need to increase by $691 million just to maintain current levels of service. This is one of the key findings of a pre-Budget analysis of Government health expenditure prepared by the CTU and the Association of Salaried ... More >>

Mansions & garden sheds

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:22 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The New Zealand Herald has released data today showing that our highest paid executives had a pay rise of 12% in 2015. In contrast most working Kiwis had a pay rise of 2.2% over the same period. So while the news is great for these high paid executives – ... More >>

Government’s job creation strategies need a major boost

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Working people are calling on the Government to significantly up their game in job creation, following a big rise in people looking for work. More >>

New Trade Union Centre Rebuild

Monday, 2 May 2016, 10:25 am | Council of Trade Unions

A new Trade Union Centre (TUC) returns to Christchurch five years after the devastating 2011 Feburary 22, earthquake. More >>

99 Kiwis killed at work

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:05 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember the 99* New Zealanders who went to work and never came home, the 99 New Zealanders who were killed at work. More >>

Working people deserve an apology from Bill English

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 10:47 am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions says that Deputy Leader of the National Party, Bill English needs to apologise to working people after his reprehensible comments made about working people being useless. More >>

Government jobs strategy needed

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Following on from two large-scale redundancies announced in the past two weeks, new analysis out today from the Reserve Bank shows increased migration is contributing to the reason so many people are out of work. More >>

Training for workplace health and safety representatives

Monday, 4 April 2016, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions knows that high quality, worker-centric health and safety representative training programmes are a key to safer work under the new Health and Safety at Work Act. The new Act comes into force today and heralds ... More >>

Holiday pay roll mistakes can be fixed

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Holiday pay roll mistakes can be fixed The Council of Trade Unions is calling on the Government to work with business and unions to resolve the miscalculation, by some employers, of holiday pay entitlements. “Today we have written to Minister ... More >>

New Health and safety law from Monday

Friday, 1 April 2016, 1:00 pm | Council of Trade Unions

The Health and Safety at Work Act comes into force on Monday 4 April. The new law will mean that more Kiwis will come home safely from work. More >>

 

 

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