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Stand Up supports the School Strike

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 6:57 pm | Stand Up

Stand Up, New Zealand’s youth union movement, supports the School Strike 4 Climate taking place on Friday 15 March and congratulates all those taking part. Students will walk out of schools across New Zealand in protest against the impending climate ... More >>

Bill English and Paula Bennett put on 90-day trial

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:09 am | Stand Up

The incoming Prime Minister Bill English and his deputy Paula Bennett have been placed on 90-day trials as of today. More >>

Young workers tell MPs zero-hour contracts must go

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 1:04 pm | Stand Up

Stand Up, the youth union movement, told MPs today that zero-hour contracts are unacceptable and must go, during select committee hearings on the Employment Standards Legislation Bill. Stand Up is the youth wing of the Council of Trade Unions, representing ... More >>

Government takes first step in cutting youth wages

Thursday, 18 October 2012, 4:23 pm | Stand Up

The Council of Trade Union’s youth sector, Stand Up, says the Government’s youth rates Bill will not address high levels of youth unemployment in New Zealand and will put some young people into relative poverty. The Bill is having its first reading ... More >>

Stand Up cautions simplistic solutions to youth unemployment

Friday, 17 February 2012, 3:16 pm | Stand Up

The Salvation Army report released today has highlighted many issues of growing inequality and poverty. It also identified that young people have borne the brunt of the recession and been worst affected by unemployment, a concern shared with Stand Up, the youth ... More >>

 

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