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Porirua City Council Set To Become Living Wage Council

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 2:13 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand congratulates Porirua City Council on their decision to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. After 10 years of campaigning, community leaders in Porirua are excited that workers employed by contractors ... More >>

Low-paid Government Workers Win The Living Wage

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 9:58 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa NZ has welcomed the Government’s announcement that from 1 December the lowest paid workers in the core public service will be paid a minimum of the New Zealand Living Wage rate of $22.75 when their department’s service ... More >>

Living Wage Movement Announces New Employer Council

Friday, 13 November 2020, 10:37 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

A new employer council has been launched by the Living Wage Movement to champion the Living Wage across all sectors of society, as part of Living Wage Week 2020. The Living Wage Principle Partners Council is comprised of a group of employers from ... More >>

Banking Sector Embraces Living Wage

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 6:51 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

The banks have become New Zealand’s first Living Wage sector in New Zealand. Seventeen banks have adopted the Living Wage as the minimum rate across the business for those who are directly employed and those who are contracted to deliver services on a regular ... More >>

To The Government – Honour Your Living Wage Promise To Your Cleaners And Security Guards

Friday, 19 June 2020, 4:54 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

  In 2017, the Government made a Living Wage promise to cleaners and security guards who work in police stations, courts, Work and Income service centres and other government buildings where New Zealanders work and visit. During the COVID-19 crisis, ... More >>

Newtown Fest: Don McGlashan To Headline Living Wage Stage!

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 3:00 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is thrilled to be hosting Don McGlashan on the Living Wage Stage at Newtown Festival this weekend. Don’s performance on the Living Wage Stage will begin at 2:55pm, Sunday 8 March. Don will be supporting ... More >>

Government Living Wage: If Not Now Then When?

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:49 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage West team met today with the Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni at her electorate office in Glen Eden West Auckland. The team want the Government to deliver on the commitment of candidates at the 2017 election to: More >>

Living Wage Movement calls on Govt to keep commitments

Monday, 4 November 2019, 12:44 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Today marks the start of Living Wage Week 2019 and with 171 accredited Living Wage Employers, the movement for decent wages is growing in strength and influence. More >>

Auckland mayoral candidates and the Living Wage

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:50 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

London had the first Living Wage Olympics, Auckland could have the first Living Wage America’s Cup. An election forum tomorrow in Auckland will call on mayoral candidates to back a Living Wage council and a Living Wage for workers engaged in large scale ... More >>

Dunedin City Council joins Living Wage Employers List

Monday, 2 September 2019, 12:03 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Dunedin City Council is among those joining the 2019 list of fully accredited New Zealand Living Wage Employers which will be unveiled in Dunedin today. More >>

Living Wage for 2018/19 is $21.15

Monday, 1 April 2019, 7:32 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is excited to announce the Living Wage has increased from $20.55 to $21.15. The new rate will come into effect 1 September 2019. More >>

New Living Wage rate to be announced!

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:41 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

The 2019/20 New Zealand Living Wage rate will be announced at 4.30pm on Monday 1 April. The announcement will take place at an event at Seashore Cabaret, 160 Petone Esplanade. More >>

Minimum wage a step closer to the Living Wage

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:38 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is pleased to see the Government announce an increase in the minimum wage by $1.20 to $17.70 per hour. This is a step closer to workers earning a Living Wage, $20.55, which is enough money to survive and participate ... More >>

Living Wage leaders say ‘just pay it’

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 7:31 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Week is celebrated with a wave of new accredited employers from across New Zealand. From AMP to Book Twizel, from the commercial private business to non-government and charitable organisations, the Living Wage is achievable for everyone. More >>

AMP first financial organisation Living Wage accredited

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:45 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is excited to announce the first financial sector business to become a Living Wage Employer. More >>

First Living Wage Council in NZ Welcomed

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:06 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

The 2018 Living Wage Employer list has been released today, with Wellington City Council becoming the first Living Wage council in New Zealand. More >>

Smiths City invited to become a Living Wage Employer

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:16 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

Workers at retail chain Smiths City will be celebrating today as the company has committed to pay a Living Wage to their 591 workers by October this year. More >>

Bluff community commits to Living Wage campaign

Friday, 20 July 2018, 4:01 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Workers and community groups have agreed to campaign together to make Bluff a Living Wage town. More >>

Living Wage for public services “an important step”

Friday, 15 June 2018, 11:31 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes the Government’s announcement on the Living Wage for core public services. More >>

Living Wage hits 100!

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 1:17 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Otago Chocolate Company (OCHO) has become the 100th accredited Living Wage Employer in New Zealand. More >>





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