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News by Country: New Zealand

23 September 2020

New Zealand

·      Unions welcome release of Labour’s Industrial Relations Policy – CTU (22 September 2020)

·      Election 2020: Labour promises living wage for government's cleaners, caterers and security guards (NZ Herald, 12 September 2020)

·      Covid 19 coronavirus: Thousands back petition seeking more sick leave (NZ Herald, 1 September 2020)

·      COVID-19: Greens call for 10 days' sick leave as Labour discusses extension (Newshub, 20 August 2020)

·      Covid-19 leave support scheme not enough, advocates say (RNZ, 18 August 2020)

·      COVID-19: Transmission shows importance of workplace rights (NZCTU, 17 August 2020)

·      Wage subsidy extension details revealed: here’s how it works (The Spinoff, 17 August 2020)

·      NZ Election 2020: Labour unveils $311m expansion to Flexi-wage scheme to get 40,000 Kiwis in work (Newshub, 8 August 2020)

·      Flexi-wage subsidy to support up to 40,000 people into work (8 August 2020)

·      Kiwis support working people having safe sick leave (NZCTU, 7 August 2020)

·      Open letter to governments on ISDS and COVID-19 (Seattle to Brussels Network)

·      COVID-19: Employers who did not abide by employment law need to face consequences (NZCTU, 23 July 2020)

·      CTU launches petition calling for safer sick leave in light of COVID-19 (NZCTU, 3 June 2020)

·      COVID-19: Unions to pressure Government on extending sick leave in New Zealand from five days to 10 (NewsHub, 2 June 2020)

·      COVID-19 income relief payment announcement welcomed (NZCTU, 25 May 2020)

·      Covid-19: Doctors' union wants answers over seven nurses infected at Waitākere Hospital (RNZ, 12 May 2020)

·      2020 Budget: Some great initiatives but more needed (NZCTU, 14 May 2020)

·      CTU welcomes signals in today's pre-budget address (NZCTU, 7 May 2020)

·      Green plan walks the talk - CTU (NZCTU, 7 May 2020)

·      Support needed for those made redundant on working visas (NZCTU, 5 May 2020)

·      COVID-19: Leave subsidy changes - needs to go further (NZCTU, 24 April 2020)

·      Government leave subsidy must meet three key tests (NZCTU, 24 April 2020)

·      Covid-19: Epidemic Response Committee hears from ministers, Reserve Bank and CTU (RNZ, 16 April 2020)

·      COVID-19 YOUR RIGHTS AT WORK (NZCTU)

·      COVID-19: Essential workers need fair pay agreements (Scoop Independent News, 27 April 2020)

·      Covid 19 coronavirus: Unions, advocates seek assurance for tenants, employees (NZ Herald, 26 April 2020)

·      COVID-19: Leave subsidy changes - needs to go further (NZCTU, 24 April 2020)

·      Covid 19 coronavirus: 'They're pretty crushed': Union fights for supermarket workers after 10% bonus gets chopped (NZ Herald, 24 April 2020)

·      Government leave subsidy must meet three key tests (NZCTU, 24 April 2020)

·      New NZ Meat Workers Union National Secretary faces challenges of COVID 19 (Scoop Independent News, 24 April 2020)

·      COVID-19: Working Kiwis at high risk should be supported to stay in their bubble (NZCTU, 20 April 2020)

·      Come on Fletchers! Do the right thing! Reverse the pay cut! (NZCTU, 4 April 2020) 

·      Economic Bulletin: The COVID-19 lockdown edition (NZCTU, 4 April 2020) 

·      Breaches of work rights will be logged with unions (NZCTU, 4 April 2020) 

·      Covid 19 coronavirus: Air New Zealand unions plea over job cuts (NZ Herald, 31 March 2020)

·      Coronavirus: employers warned to treat workers fairly, pass on wage subsidy (RNZ, 29 March 2020) 

·      Nurses need better provisions during Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, union says (RNZ, 28 March 2020)

·      COVID-19: Unscrupulous Employers Exploiting the Crisis (Scoop, 24 March 2020)

·      GOVERNMENT CLARITY ON COVID-19 SUPPORTED BY WORKING PEOPLE (NZCTU, 23 March 2020)

·      The Council of Trade Unions is urging employers to adapt to the government's four-stage alert system designed to limit the spread of covid-19 (NZ City, 22 March 2020)

·      GOVERNMENTS COVID 19 ECONOMIC PACKAGE WELCOMED (NZCTU, 17 March 2020)  



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