Teachers reject latest offer by Ministry of Education

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly rejected the latest offers from the Ministry of Education to settle their collective agreements. NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart said the outcome indicated teachers and principals were united and resolute in their commitment to getting significantly improved pay, time and support for learning needs. “We will be... Continue Reading →

Idea Services staff strike in Hawera

Idea Services staff are striking Nationwide today for better work conditions and pay. https://www.facebook.com/EtuUnion/posts/2097153553908205?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDChEkBSGunuXRmlA2s_6oHJzWVRVyxhBUjmusdTnFJn3f42viXJAjuIp5JUkK39IhT1f7MS7xw7kpevrNqas0ZZWGwlrqe5Bi1W8xyRkCWMEnk2Z4VPxymOHheL72o9QhiMvLbdMa9r2pqPDwPM9sEh7nJpTQDPIst0LQP6n1CQYgqBgDrZ3j2dqh77Y7hWk74OYtMElALTUctf4Nu0XlQtgam3jqzk6H8T0P2qMAyZx4UkYBS9jub0Us-vxT55tCFR0-avFgehUrxwyQkJnpCuzof_j4lnGPXHA79fjYE7Pp9qhbc9FqbxzIRi6Twdsd8g7afzl2jj4ufVHJy31esyXOZ&__tn__=-R Roughly 20 staff in Hawera have been walking High street chanting. Mediation for nearly 3000 IDEA Services care workers has ended in failure after IDEA Services, the operational arm of IHC, refused to budge on key union claims to lift wages... Continue Reading →

Hawera nurses strike action

Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants took to the streets of Hawera today striking for better pay and work conditions. The Taranaki District Health Board have released a notice asking people to save emergency departments for emergencies only during the duration of the strike. Related: We're not asking to be millionaires, says nurses.    Approximately 40... Continue Reading →

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