The CTU strongly supports the legislative intent of this Bill, which is to ensure workers are legally protected against unfair treatment, or the threat of… Read More »Employment Relations (Protections for Kiwisaver Members) Amendment Bill
Restraint of trade clauses are frequently and unjustifiably imposed on low-income earning workers; these workers often lack the resources to challenge these clauses.
A robust code of practice will help to protect workers from the risks associated with the collection of biometric information in the workplace and to ensure a human-centred future of work.
Companies (Directors Duties) Amendment Bill, Economic Development, Science, and Innovation Committee
The NZCTU supports the Companies (Directors Duties) Amendment Bill, which will contribute to ensuring workers get a fair deal from the value they provide, and that New Zealanders have access to good work.
The NZCTU supports the Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill, which is intended to improve compliance and enforcement legislation to deter workers from exploiting migrants.
The 90-day timeframe for raising personal grievances is unfairly and unworkably rigid for workers who face sexual harassment in the workplace, and extended timeframe will improve access to justice for workers who face this issue.
Many sections of the New Zealand labour market operate as a low wage economy, where profits are based on driving down wages and conditions for… Read More »Fair Pay Agreements Bill, Education and Workforce Committee
The Inquiry into Migrant Exploitation is a timely opportunity to ensure that elimination of migrant exploitation is a core priority in Aotearoa New Zealand’s immigration… Read More »Migrant Exploitation Inquiry, Education and Workforce Committee
With New Zealand on the precipice of an Omicron outbreak and the economic upheaval that comes with it, the CTU’s annual Mood of the Workforce… Read More »Too many Kiwi workers financially vulnerable as Omicron looms – annual workforce survey