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#PeaceLikeMine – international union campaign for peace in Gaza

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on #PeaceLikeMine – international union campaign for peace in Gaza

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: #PeaceLikeMine – international union campaign for peace in Gaza Workers in New Zealand are today the first to participate in an international day of action being undertaken by unions across the globe calling for the United Nations to do more to deliver peace between Israel and Palestine. “The […]

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Change the Government to improve jobs and wages

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Change the Government to improve jobs and wages

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Change the Government to improve jobs and wages “The wage and employment statistics out today, the last before the election, show how the Government has failed workers over its two terms,” says CTU President, Helen Kelly. “Unemployment has at last fallen below 6% but at 5.6% and 137,000 […]

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Labours policies a step change for working people

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labours policies a step change for working people

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Labours policies a step change for working people “After six long years of working life getting tougher in New Zealand workers have been given a real choice today with the announcement of Labours Industrial Relations policy package.” CTU President Helen Kelly said “In is just 152 days up […]

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Rising interest rate and dollar driving manufacturing exports back to Global Financial Crisis levels

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Rising interest rate and dollar driving manufacturing exports back to Global Financial Crisis levels

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Rising interest rate and dollar driving manufacturing exports back to Global Financial Crisis levels The Council of Trade Unions is calling on the Reserve Bank not to raise interest rates on Thursday. “Another rise in interest rates will raise the dollar further, striking another blow at high value […]

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Prices rising where they hurt families most

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Prices rising where they hurt families most

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Prices rising where they hurt families most “While overall price inflation is still modest, and should give no reason for the Reserve Bank to lift interest rates further, the rises are occurring where they hurt families most: in food, housing and electricity,” says CTU economist Bill Rosenberg. CPI […]

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Low income families hit hardest by global crisis and high housing costs

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Low income families hit hardest by global crisis and high housing costs

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Low income families hit hardest by global crisis and high housing costs “The effects on families of the global financial crisis, lack of adjustment of the accommodation supplement and high housing costs show up in the latest Household Incomes Report from the Ministry of Social Development,” says CTU Economist Bill […]

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Bridges must act to ban importation of asbestos

By   /  July 3, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Bridges must act to ban importation of asbestos

MIL OSI – Source: CTU – Headline: Bridges must act to ban importation of asbestos The CTU is calling on Minister Simon Bridges to act on the eve of Mesothelioma* Day (*Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibres). “Today in Parliament, MP Andrew Little tabled an asbestos containing product which was able […]

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