All working New Zealanders can look forward to more employment benefits due to significant changes in employment law as of May 6. An advocate for employees who have been victims of unfair dismissals says the changes are overdue.
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Moana NZ workers strike for living wage
Fisheries workers at the country's largest iwi-owned fishing company, Moana New Zealand, are taking strike action today and demanding to be paid the living wage.
Call for seasonal workers to receive living wage
The Amalgamated Workers Union (AWUNZ) says the government should pay the living wage to seasonal orchard workers. The living wage is the income necessary to provide workers and their families with the basic necessities of life.
Free ambulance services
Over 1000 St John ambulance staff are stepping up industrial action by providing their service free to the public this Christmas, by not sending invoices to patients.
Teachers reject latest pay offer
Teachers union NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart says members are still not happy with the latest pay offer as it will not fix the teacher recruitment crisis and retention.
Hospital workers pay increase will never be enough- Dame Glavish
Public hospital service workers will receive 40% pay rise over the next three years. A new multi-employer collective agreement (Meca) has been ratified that sets conditions for about 3500 E tū Union service workers.
Bus drivers in Waikato and AKL on strike
Auckland drivers are on strike for 24 hours from 4am, while Waikato drivers were off the job from 5am to 9am.
Social workers to receive 30 percent pay rise
Oranga Tamariki social workers are set to receive a 30 percent pay rise as part of a pay settlement announced this morning.
Māori Television staff strike
E tū members at Māori Television are on strike for 24 hours as of 6am today.
E tū disputes Māori Television 'posturing' claims
In a statement released this afternoon, E tū representative Joe Gallagher said the union is disappointed with the media statement issued by Maori TV’s CEO, Keith Ikin and his suggestion that the union is obstructing pay talks.