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Rob Egan

CTU President Richard Wagstaff’s acceptance speech

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha, tēnā koutou

I am both honoured and humbled to be taking up the role of CTU President.
I want to thank the PSA and the EPMU for nominating me to this role and to all of the affiliates and officials who have supported and encouraged me to stand.

Being CTU President is a job of great importance and you have placed a great deal in faith in me to

Pay the job not the gender

There is an increasing appetite to deal to the persistent gender pay gap, the Council of Trade Unions said today.

The New Zealand Income Survey, out today, shows that average hourly pay rates for women are still 14 percent lower than for men.