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Labour-led Government Owe Their Mandate To Young Voters

Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:36 am | Young Workers Resource Centre

The Young Workers Resource Centre (YWRC) is excited to see the most youthful parliament elected in generations. “It’s clear that young workers have turned out in droves to elect the youngest and most diverse parliament in our nation’s history,” YWRC ... More >>

It’s Time To Scrap Archaic Practise Of The 90 Day Trial Period

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 5:09 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

Front running political parties ACT and NZ First, with the potential to make or break a coalition government, want to see increased use of the archaic 90 Day Trial Period. From May 2019, only employers with 19 or fewer employees have been allowed ... More >>

Increasing minimum wage is great but youth rates still lag

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 3:41 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

The minimum wage increase announced yesterday is welcomed by young workers but youth rates still discriminate against young people. More >>

Young Kiwis put climate action on the policy agenda

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:48 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

Thousands of young Kiwis will walk off school grounds and take to the streets on September 27 to strike for climate action. More >>

YWRC appears in “ethical shopping” app CoGo NZ

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:25 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

The YWRC appears on the ethical shopping app CoGo NZ which connects consumers with organisations and business leading the way in ethical business practises. More >>

YWRC leading the charge in equal rights for LGBTIA+

Friday, 6 September 2019, 1:43 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

Many queer people would love to wear a rainbow pin during Pride Week but are still afraid of the implications of coming out at work due to homophobic bosses, colleagues, and workplace practises. More >>

Bosses dodge payments to staff under ACC Employers Programme

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1:24 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

A new advocacy service will help Kiwis navigate difficult ACC claim processes, but workers may still face uphill battles if their employer is signed up to the ACC Employers Programme. More >>

Consumer Survey findings lean to supporting workers rights

Friday, 16 August 2019, 12:18 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

Findings from the 2018 New Zealand Consumer Survey have been released and the results are in; 48 per cent of respondents consider their purchases based on how ethically employees are treated. More >>

Young candidates cuss around Climate Change

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 3:08 pm | Young Workers Resource Centre

On Tuesday evening, Hamilton’s youngest Council candidates appeared at the University of Waikato’s Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts to get youth amped about voting in the upcoming local election. More >>