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Entries for the 'Pay Equity' Category

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30 August 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) took part in the Living Wage campaign launch in Wellington today. Attendees at the launch heard from workers who slave all hours and still don’t make enough to pay the bills. The minimum wage is not enough. As Dr Don Matheson said at...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) congratulates low paid Australian workers in female dominated areas like aged care who will receive big pay rises after an historic equal pay decision by the Fair Work Australia workplace tribunal. The equal pay case was supported by the Gillard Governm...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned about the widening gap between men’s and women’s pay. The latest Quarterly Employment Survey shows the gender pay gap has increased to 12.81 percent, up half a percent from the last quarter. “Ninety-five percent of our members are women so an...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to announce that its members have reached an agreement with District Health Boards (DHBs) for a National Terms of Settlement (NToS). For the first time, key health unions, including NZNO, negotiated together with DHBs for common and individual i...

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Building a sustainable and properly paid Māori nursing and health workforce is essential to address inequities in Māori health, according to the new Kaiwhakahaere (leader) of Te Runanga o Aotearoa NZNO, Kerri Nuku. Of Ngati Kahungunu and Ngai Tai descent, Nuku was elected, at the runanga’s annual ge...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is disappointed that the government has decided to disestablish the Pay and Employment Equity (PaEE) Unit. NZNO has worked closely with the unit to achieve fairness in the way that work is recognised and valued, especially the work performed by women. The ...

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