The Council of Trade Unions has today formally written to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta and the Minister for Trade, Hon. Damien O’Connor calling… Read More »Unions call on government to halt ratifying trade agreement with Myanmar
The Council of Trade Unions wants the government to do more to improve working lives for New Zealanders. CTU President Richard Wagstaff will tonight address… Read More »Unions call on government to improve work lives
The Council of Trade Unions says that gross domestic product (GDP) figures out today demonstrate the continuing need for financial support from government. “The recovery… Read More »Decline in GDP shows need for continued government support
With Auckland going to Alert Level 3 on 28 February 2021 and the rest of New Zealand in Alert Level 2, many working people have… Read More »Has your job been affected by the latest COVID Alert Level increases?
The Council of Trade Unions welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Finance today to extend the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme. The payment will protect… Read More »COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Extension announcement good for working people
The CTU is welcoming the fall in child poverty recorded by Statistics New Zealand and released today. Craig Renney, the Economist and Director of Policy… Read More »Fewer children living in poverty but more work needed
The Council of Trades Unions is today reminding everybody that COVID-19 level changes do not suspend employment laws or duties of good faith. CTU President… Read More »Work rights still hold under COVID-19 alert levels