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Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals


Labour has significantly upped the stakes on new ideas generation for the future of work and good jobs, the Council of Trade Unions said today.

CTU President Richard Wagstaff said that since the global financial crisis, New Zealand economic conditions had improved, but the benefits had been very unevenly distributed.

Details of Farewell for Helen Kelly


Please be advised of the following arrangements for the public farewell and celebration of Helen Kelly’s life. 

When: 1pm, Friday 28 October
Where: Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield St, Wellington

Official statistics out – women still paid less than men  

Information released this morning by Statistics New Zealand shows that New Zealand is getting no closer to achieving pay equality between men and women with the average female wage 13.6% less than what men receive.
In real terms this means that unless meaningful action is taken it will take over 110 years for Kiwi woman to be paid what they are worth; the same as men.