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CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
20th Apr 22, 12:47pm
by Guest
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CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
Minimum wage to rise by 6% - in line with inflation, but not a large enough jump to reach the living wage; MBIE and business lobby fear Covid-affected businesses will struggle
11th Feb 22, 11:40am
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Minimum wage to rise by 6% - in line with inflation, but not a large enough jump to reach the living wage; MBIE and business lobby fear Covid-affected businesses will struggle
Income insurance: Grant Robertson responds to criticisms over cost, fairness and incentives
2nd Feb 22, 7:23pm
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Income insurance: Grant Robertson responds to criticisms over cost, fairness and incentives
Proposed ACC-run insurance scheme to cover job losses due to redundancy and sickness/disability - at a cost to employees and employers; National says it would abolish the scheme
2nd Feb 22, 10:41am
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Proposed ACC-run insurance scheme to cover job losses due to redundancy and sickness/disability - at a cost to employees and employers; National says it would abolish the scheme
Inflation hit 3-decade high in December quarter, as consumer prices rose 5.9% over the year; Economists fear higher inflation is embedded
27th Jan 22, 11:17am
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Inflation hit 3-decade high in December quarter, as consumer prices rose 5.9% over the year; Economists fear higher inflation is embedded
Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
21st Dec 21, 11:30am
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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months
21st Nov 21, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months
Cleaners, security guards and catering staff who contract to government departments to be paid the living wage; Minimum wage likely to go up again next year
10th Nov 21, 11:36am
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Cleaners, security guards and catering staff who contract to government departments to be paid the living wage; Minimum wage likely to go up again next year
Latest labour market figures blow all economists' expectations out of the water once again
3rd Nov 21, 11:05am
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Latest labour market figures blow all economists' expectations out of the water once again
Much-anticipated decision to give 165,000 migrants currently in NZ a one-off pathway to residence welcomed across the board
30th Sep 21, 10:51am
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Much-anticipated decision to give 165,000 migrants currently in NZ a one-off pathway to residence welcomed across the board
MBIE advised the government against making it compulsory for employers and employees that fall under a Fair Pay Agreement to engage in collective bargaining
8th Jul 21, 3:37pm
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MBIE advised the government against making it compulsory for employers and employees that fall under a Fair Pay Agreement to engage in collective bargaining
Government to introduce legislation to enable workers to force employers to engage in collective bargaining; Unions over the moon; Businesses worried about compulsory participation
7th May 21, 1:13pm
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Government to introduce legislation to enable workers to force employers to engage in collective bargaining; Unions over the moon; Businesses worried about compulsory participation
Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
25th Sep 20, 1:13pm
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Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
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Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
Greens will allow Kāinga Ora to borrow $5 billion more to build 5000 homes a year and clear the social housing list within five years
9th Aug 20, 2:54pm
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Greens will allow Kāinga Ora to borrow $5 billion more to build 5000 homes a year and clear the social housing list within five years
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
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Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
Government's transport package welcomed by most except for Greenpeace; Focus on continuity of work, availability of labour and spread of funding across the country
30th Jan 20, 6:47am
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Government's transport package welcomed by most except for Greenpeace; Focus on continuity of work, availability of labour and spread of funding across the country
Unionists pushing for fair pay agreements get another consultation document rather than the draft legislation they were hoping for; National says the Government needs to stop stalling and can the idea altogether
17th Oct 19, 2:07pm
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Unionists pushing for fair pay agreements get another consultation document rather than the draft legislation they were hoping for; National says the Government needs to stop stalling and can the idea altogether
Winston Peters tells unionists wanting a fair pay agreement framework legislated that change can't happen overnight; Jacinda Ardern says the Government's still 'consensus building' and fair pay agreements are part of a 'longer-term solution'
15th Oct 19, 4:36pm
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Winston Peters tells unionists wanting a fair pay agreement framework legislated that change can't happen overnight; Jacinda Ardern says the Government's still 'consensus building' and fair pay agreements are part of a 'longer-term solution'
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
30th May 19, 4:33pm
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Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
Against a backdrop of industrial action and low business confidence levels, the CTU, BusinessNZ and Ministers met to talk about the future of work
2nd Aug 18, 1:56pm
by Jason Walls
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Against a backdrop of industrial action and low business confidence levels, the CTU, BusinessNZ and Ministers met to talk about the future of work
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduces the ‘tripartite Future Work Forum’ with a goal to prepare NZ for the ‘rapidly changing nature of work’
3rd May 18, 12:26pm
by Jason Walls
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduces the ‘tripartite Future Work Forum’ with a goal to prepare NZ for the ‘rapidly changing nature of work’
Hospitality NZ is telling MPs to take a closer look at proposed legislation that would see a significant carve out of the 90-day trial period, cautioning them it will have a ‘significant’ impact on the tourism sector
11th Apr 18, 1:29pm
by Jason Walls
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Hospitality NZ is telling MPs to take a closer look at proposed legislation that would see a significant carve out of the 90-day trial period, cautioning them it will have a ‘significant’ impact on the tourism sector
Economist Bill Rosenberg details how low and middle-income wages have been hollowed out as higher earners experienced greater growth while those below them had to work more hours each week
29th Aug 17, 11:56am
by Guest
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Economist Bill Rosenberg details how low and middle-income wages have been hollowed out as higher earners experienced greater growth while those below them had to work more hours each week
First Union's Morgan Godfery on the black and blue Greens, raging against the system, getting deep with GoT, winter chills put heat on hospitals, Winston does a Don, a great Kiwi feed and more
21st Jul 17, 10:02am
by Guest
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First Union's Morgan Godfery on the black and blue Greens, raging against the system, getting deep with GoT, winter chills put heat on hospitals, Winston does a Don, a great Kiwi feed and more