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Government Has an Opportunity to Get Equal Pay Right

Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:40 am | Pay Equity Coalition

Given the lack of support for equal pay from the Government that voted against pay transparency, they have at least one last opportunity to put things right says the Pay Equity Coalition. More >>

Government’s Equal Pay Announcement a Giant Leap Forward

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 7:50 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The news that the Government is close to an historic pay equity settlement is a giant leap forward for women says the Pay Equity Coalition. More >>

PEC stands alongside education support workers

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:49 am | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Coalition stands alongside the three Ministry of Education support workers in their negotiations for equal pay which began today. More >>

Progress on equal pay principles from the Government

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 5:24 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

“The Pay Equity Coalition Auckland welcomes progress on equal pay from the government. The equal pay principles announced today should create a huge economic boost for our city. Half the population currently suffers on average a 14% pay cut each hour ... More >>

Pay Equity Coalitions celebrate an historic day

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 2:06 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The Government has today announced that it will accept and implement the Joint Working Groups Equal Pay Principles. More >>

NZ could lead the world in fixing gender pay imbalance

Friday, 7 October 2016, 1:25 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

NZ could lead the world in fixing gender pay imbalance Wages and salaries data released today by Statistics NZ demonstrate why action is needed to change the pay imbalance between men and women. “The 2016 Household Labour Force Survey shows that average ... More >>

Latest pay statistics for women are a call to action

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 3:06 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The latest quarterly employment figures are no comfort for women and are a call for action from the National Government, says the Pay Equity Coalition. The latest Quarterly Employment Survey shows that the average hourly pay imbalance between men ... More >>

Poorly Paid Women's Jobs More Pronounced at Christmas

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 1:45 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The injustice of being a woman in a job that earns significantly less than a man in a similarly skilled and responsible job is exacerbated during the Christmas period, says the Pay Equity Coalition. More >>

Kiwi women working for free

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 10:17 am | Pay Equity Coalition

New Zealand’s gender pay gap means that women are effectively working for free from today until the end of the year, according to Pay Equity Coalition Spokesperson, Wellington, Angela McLeod. More >>

Gender pay gap still fixed at fourteen percent

Friday, 2 October 2015, 12:25 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

Today’s New Zealand Income Survey shows the Government is overdue to take real action on the gender pay gap, says the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition. The survey shows that the average hourly rate for women is still 14 percent lower than that ... More >>

Pay Equity Coalition supports Midwives

Monday, 31 August 2015, 12:46 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition today added its support to the College of Midwives claim of pay discrimination on the basis of gender. More >>

Women Worse Off

Monday, 11 May 2015, 2:35 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The latest statistics showing an apparent strong growth in jobs are no consolation to the working woman says the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition. The Labour Market Statistics released last week include a combination of the Household Labour Force Survey and ... More >>

Hourly Pay goes up but not for women

Monday, 12 November 2012, 9:58 am | Pay Equity Coalition

Figures released ;last week show that women’s pay rates are not keeping pace with men’s pay increases and that the gap between men and women’s pay has widened, says the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition. More >>

Pay Equity Coalition wants action on UN Recommendations

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 5:16 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition is calling on the Government to take action following recommendations to the New Zealand Government from the United Nations’ Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women ... More >>

Less spin, better analysis and more action please Minister!

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 5:13 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition are very concerned that the Minister of Women Affairs completely missed any reference in her press release today to the most important statistic in the Annual Income Survey. The minuscule increase in the median hourly ... More >>

EMA has New Opportunity on Pay Equity

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 10:08 pm | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition has said that the appointment of the new CEO for the EMA (Northern), Mr Kim Campbell provides an opportunity for the organisation to take a strong and enlightened approach to pay equity. More >>

Gender Pay Gap Widens

Thursday, 4 August 2011, 10:27 am | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition is disappointed, although not surprised, that the gender pay gap has widened to 13% for the June quarter. More >>

Thompson's comments demonstrate need for Equal Pay Bill

Friday, 24 June 2011, 11:15 am | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition says that employer spokesperson Alasdair Thompson's outbursts from the last day demonstrate precisely why the Equal Pay Act needs to be modernised and strengthened. More >>

Pay equity coalition welcomes new Equal Pay Bill

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 10:35 am | Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge, a coalition of business and community groups and unions, is welcoming Catherine Delahunty's new Equal Pay Bill as an effective way of dealing to the wage gap between men's and women's pay. More >>

Coalition Backs Paying School Support Staff Fairly

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 10:51 am | Pay Equity Coalition

The government cannot continue to turn a blind eye to pay inequity as yet another report shows clear evidence of gender pay discrimination, says the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition. More >>

 

 

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