The ‘People’s Climate Rally’ at the 2017 Petroleum Conference in Taranaki will include protest, workshops and entertainment. The rally is being organised by Taranaki locals and other groups working on climate change, fracking, oil and gas drilling, and social justice. "Climate change is here. Unite union members were almost killed in...

The online publication of the New Zealand Labour Letter is provided as a service to Labour by AIL of New Zealand Ltd.  National Labour News The Public Service Association (PSA) and New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) reached an agreement with the government to process pay equity claims based on the principles...
New Zealand Labour Letter: March 2017

The new sanctions involving banning employers temporarily from sponsoring visas to import labour to New Zealand is a useful, but very small step, given the scale of the migrant labour exploitation that exists in New Zealand Whenever a comprehensive survey of migrant labour is done it reveals that the vast...
New sanctions for migrant exploitation useful but much more needed