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News by Country: New Zealand

6 August 2020

New Zealand

·     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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