Union movement supports nurses’ strike

Source: CTU — The Council of Trade Unions, on behalf of all affliated unions, is supporting the 30,000 members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation who will stop work tomorrow and take industrial action for eight hours to amplify their need for better pay and...

Budget delivers for Vocational Education

Budget 2021 includes a big funding injection for tertiary vocational education and training. This commitment to support employers and trainees to get the skills that they need now and in the future, is a crucial part of the Government’s plan for the recovery from...

Safer sick leave a reality

Source: CTU — The Council of Trade Unions is delighted that the Labour Government has passed law lifting the minimum number days of paid sick leave to 10 days. “Working people campaigned for this improvement to sick leave. COVID really showed us how...