The people of Gaza are prisoners in a giant cage made by Israel. And Israel is shooting at them.Read More →
Ever been at the bank and they tried to upsize your loan or hassle you to bring your Kiwisaver to them? Ever been cold called to see if you want a credit card? Want life insurance with that??
If so, you have been on the receiving end of the insidious sales targets culture in the banking industry.Read More →
These businesses glean much liberal kudos from their contributions to the greater good. “For every plastic bag you don’t use we plant a tree in the Amazon”. “We sponsor an underprivileged South Auckland teenager in the arts”. But these businesses are noticeably silent on workers rights and pay.Read More →
“Even though my hours are being cut, my rent doesn’t get cut to compensate” – Why are workers kept hungry for hours?
Many workers are reporting they are “hungry for hours” as casual, minimal and zero hours contracts are on the increase in major retail and fast food chains.Read More →
This was the second year I had volunteered for the annual Auckland Action Against Poverty (AAAP) ‘Impact’ – a three day event where a number of volunteers from all over New Zealand provide advocacy for beneficiaries at one Work and Income branch. This year was Mangere.Read More →
It’s important that we’re engaging with the community and asking how do we want to have migrant workers treated in New Zealand and how can we structure our laws and our society in a way that does not allow people to be exploited by these companies.Read More →