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CTU Supports $15 Minimum Wage

CTU Supports $15 Minimum Wage

14 OCTOBER 2008 - The CTU continues to support a minimum wage set at two-thirds of the average wage.

'Lifting the minimum wage to $15 would be a good start towards that objective,' Helen Kelly, CTU President, said today.

Chamber Expecting Expat Interest At London Job Expo

14 October 2008 - The Job Expo in London this weekend is expected to feature a greater than usual number of New Zealanders interested in job opportunities back in NZ, according to Chamber Chief Executive Michael Barnett, who says that the inquiry rate since the global financial crisis has risen t

Early Construction Start In Aotea Square

14 October 2008 - Construction was formally launched this morning for the upgrade of Aotea Square, at a special ceremony hosted by the Mayor of Auckland city, Hon. John Banks.

Coldplay And Scott Dixon Show Their Support For Canteen -- Take The Canteen Bandanna Challenge 17 - 31 October 2008

Coldplay And Scott Dixon Show Their Support For Canteen -- Take The Canteen Bandanna Challenge 17 - 31 October 2008

14 October 2008 - CanTeen's Annual Bandanna Challenge will take place from this Friday until October 31.

Cutbacks Threaten Training For The Most Vulnerable

14 October 2008 - The Salvation Army fears Tertiary Education Commission funding cuts to employment training programmes will hit the most economically vulnerable regions and disadvantage many unemployed trying to enter the work force.

Chamber Supports Increased Expenditure On Quality Education

Chamber Supports Increased Expenditure On Quality Education

14 October 2008 - Should there be increases in tertiary education expenditure, the focus should be on quality education rather than student allowances according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Maritime Union Puts Forward Election Goals

14 October 2008 - The Maritime Union has announced its priorities for the 2008 election.

`Snatched' Girl To Be Handed To`Nominated Person'

Auckland, Oct 14 NZPA - Caitlin Thorne, the girl at the centre of a trans-Tasman custody row, is expected to be handed to a "nominated person" in Auckland later today.

Kiwi Kids Encouraged To Join Global Handwashing Day

14 October 2008 - Kiwi children are being encouraged to join in the first ever Global Handwashing Day tomorrow which aims to mobilize and motivate millions around the world to wash their hands with soap.

NZHC Appoints New EO

NZHC Appoints New EO

14 October 2008 - The New Zealand Hotel Council has appointed Sharon Jennings as its Executive Officer.

Ms Jennings was previously Assistant General Manager at the Museum Hotel in Wellington and has wide experience in the hospitality sector.