New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Type: Organization
Name: New Zealand Council of Trade Unions
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Differing views on forest safety

UNIONS and forestry contractors are at loggerheads over the best way to improve safety in the forestry industry ahead of the publication of the findings of an independent safety review.The Independent Forestry Safety Review (IFSR) panel, set up by the ... [Published Gisborne Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

It doesn’t have to be like this

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) knows that the reality facing workers and their families is a hash one. But it doesn’t have to be this way. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Site injuries spike

Crushed feet, thumbs amputated by saws and limbs caught in machinery are contributing to a spike in serious workplace injuries in Canterbury's post-earthquake rebuild.Prohibition notices shutting down unsafe construction sites have risen 1700 per cent, ... [Published Southland Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum Wage Order amendment lets down low paid workers

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions is disappointed with the decision today by Minister of Labour Simon Bridges to amend the Minimum Wage Order to allow wages to be calculated over a fortnight. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 29 2014]

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"They can lack experience on New Zealand sites, plus they're often living in poor conditions, not getting enough sleep, working long hours, and often can't raise health and safety concerns because if they lose their job, they lose their visa" she said

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Differing views on forest safety [Published Gisborne Herald - Aug 18 2014]
It doesn’t have to be like this [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 07 2014]
Site injuries spike [Published Southland Times - Jul 25 2014]
Construction site injuries spike [Published The Press NZ - Jul 25 2014]
Minimum Wage Order amendment lets down low paid... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 29 2014]
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It doesn’t have to be like this [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 07 2014]
The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) knows that the reality facing workers and their families is a hash one. But it doesn’t have to be this way. ...
Minimum Wage Order amendment lets down low paid... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 29 2014]
The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions is disappointed with the decision today by Minister of Labour Simon Bridges to amend the Minimum Wage Order to allow wages to be calculated over a fortnight. ...
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