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Pay Equity Challenge Coalition on Supreme Court decision

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 12:14 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

Yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court not to accept an appeal by the employers of rest home caregiver Kristine Bartlett, means that the case can now return back to the Employment Court. More >>

Coalition Celebrating Equal Pay Case Outcome

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 1:45 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

“The Court of Appeal’s decision declining the employers’ appeal in the Kristine Bartlett case is a huge victory for women workers” said Pay Equity Coalition Challenge spokesperson Angela Macleod. More >>

Still a significant gender pay gap – targets needed

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 1:59 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition supports the call from the Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Commissioner, Dr Jackie Blue, for targets to close gender and ethnic pay gaps. In the past two years there has been no change in the public sector gender pay gap ... More >>

Statistics show Government action needed on gender pay gap

Friday, 4 October 2013, 2:21 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

“The income figures from the New Zealand Income Survey released today show that there is no progress in reducing the gender pay gap,” says spokesperson for the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition, Angela McLeod today. More >>

Equal Pay Victory for Caregivers

Friday, 23 August 2013, 12:27 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

The Pay & Employment Equity Challenge Coalition congratulates the Service & Food Workers Union (SFWU) and Kristine Bartlett on yesterday’s decision by the Employment Court. More >>

Equal pay for work of equal value -There is a case to answer

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 8:56 am | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

Spokesperson Angela McLeod believes there is a case to answer: “The aged care workforce in New Zealand is overwhelming female and many, like Kristine Bartlett, earn the minimum wage or close to it. Pay rates this low do not reflect the value of the work.” More >>

New EEO Commissioner has plenty of challenges

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 3:30 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition is pleased to hear that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Commissioner position has been retained and congratulates Dr Jackie Blue on her appointment. More >>

Minister misguided on gender and pay connection

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 3:59 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew needs a better response to pay inequity than to suggest the correlation between gender and low occupational status is 'debatable', the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition said today. More >>

YWCA pay equity campaign timely

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 12:12 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

Media release: Pay Equity Challenge Coalition Wednesday November 28, 2012 YWCA pay equity campaign timely A YWCA Auckland campaign will inspire a new generation of New Zealanders to take action on pay equity, the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition said ... More >>

Living wage needed to address gender pay gap

Friday, 31 August 2012, 10:52 am | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition has joined calls today to support the introduction of a living wage as a mechanism to reduce the gender pay gap. More >>

Little good news for pay equity on International Women's Day

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 12:14 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

Today marks the 101st International Women’s Day but according to the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition there is little good news for women workers. “The Government has shown by moving the Minister of Women’s Affairs outside of Cabinet that working ... More >>

Income sharing is fixed in the past

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 4:37 pm | Pay Equity Challenge Coalition

The coalition agreement between National and United Future which puts income sharing back on the parliamentary table is completely out of step with employment trends and with workers and parents’ work preferences. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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