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Bus drivers welcome Labour’s FPA policy

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The Fair Pay Agreements proposed by Labour can’t come quick enough for bus drivers facing an average pay cut of $200 a week under the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s re-tendering of bus services.   Wellington Tramways Union Secretary Kevin O’Sullivan says that the proposed cuts are exactly the kind of race-to-the-bottom tendering process that fair […]

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E tū welcomes Labour’s new Workplace Relations Policy

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Working people in New Zealand will benefit significantly from Labour’s new Workplace Relations Policy announced today. E tū, New Zealand’s largest private sector union with over 54,000 members, welcomes the new policy that takes union and working people’s rights seriously. National Secretary John Ryall is pleased with the firm commitments made in the policy. “A […]

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A fair deal for working people and good employers – Labour Party

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Labour will implement sensible changes to employment law to prevent the small number of bad employers undercutting good employers and driving a ‘race to the bottom’ on wages and conditions, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “The current law undermines good employers who pay their employees well and offer good working conditions. They can […]

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Advisory on Equal Pay under-funding misinformation – E tū

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

In recent weeks media have run stories claiming the Pay Equity Settlement for care and support workers in aged care will beggar many small rest homes, with some planning to reduce hours and cut staff to comply with the Settlement. It is also claimed that the Settlement is not fully funded and that there is […]

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BREAKING: Latest Barclay revelation

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

So they know that there is in fact a tape and they have heard the allegations but they are hiding behind a technicality that it isn’t in their ministerial capacity?

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Hilarious watching Landlords being burnt by P contamination hysteria

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

…in NZ we are simply too immature a culture to be able to have adult discussions on drugs and effective standards for those drugs. We see the drug as illegal and ANY suggestion that it is being taken becomes the rational for firing someone or demolishing a house.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Smallest circle jerk in NZ

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Isn’t it about time sleepy hobbits asked hard questions about someone as dangerous as Peter Thiel?

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

If the revelations in Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press are true, we have allowed an incredibly dangerous individual to become a citizen who just happens to have a remarkably close commercial relationship with our GCSB and SIS.

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The “Third Way” of running capitalism has failed

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

The days of capitalism are numbered because it can’t get the basics right – including the right to life itself. People need jobs, housing, health care, education. To achieve those goals for all requires a radical attack on wealth inequality.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 29th June 2017

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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The Opportunities Party Clear Water Action Plan for preserving and enhancing New Zealand’s waterways.

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

New Zealand’s environment is at the very core of our economic and social wellbeing.  Without total commitment to preserving and enhancing the environment we rely on for the bulk of our national income (agriculture and tourism) and our unparalleled quality of life we are lost. Short-sighted governments past and present have ignored sustainability in the […]

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Policy priorities for supporting family incomes – CPAG

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says the upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their policies. Each year, there are around 40,000 hospital admissions in New Zealand of children who have preventable illnesses that are linked to poverty. CPAG’s priority […]

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E tū welcomes Wellington City Council Annual Plan Living Wage inclusion

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

E tū, New Zealand’s largest private sector union is welcoming today’s vote by the Wellington City Council for an Annual Plan which includes a commitment to move all directly employed council workers, as well as some contractors to the full New Zealand Living Wage rate of $20.20 an hour on 1 July, with wages for […]

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Crooked Billary says NZ workers are druggies – cough, cough – Todd Barclay?

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

Remember when Crooked Billary was trying to justify record immigration because NZ workers were too stoned to pass the drug tests?

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The real reason Crooked Billary has covered for Todd Barclay

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Let’s be honest about why Bill English has done everything in his power to protect Todd Barclay because it just doesn’t make sense right?

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MIKA HAKA reacts to Parliament Legislation to wipe Gay Convictions – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

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