Workers News 24/2/13

26 Feb


Tapu Misa: Moral pressure drives fight for living wage

Living Wage Campaign Launch 2012

Matt McCarten: Living wage a moral entitlement

Helen Kelly: Working for a Living

Battle for a living wage: Campaigner says mindset shift needed to accompany monetary leap

Chris Trotter: Low-paid staff need solidarity


Big job losses worry union bosses

Women paid less than men need better law

Call for enquiry into forestry deaths

What killed Ken Callow

ANZ to cut jobs, outsource work to India

Foreign vessels bill should have more for NZers

FIRST: Secure and safe jobs would help attract primary production workers

‘Les miserables’ fight for bigger payout

Picket outside Event Cinemas


CPAG: Government deserves D for child poverty

Gordon Campbell on the latest spasm of welfare bashing

Poor Kiwis left behind, says Salvation Army

Salvation Army Report

Persecuting the poor

A press release we will never see by Andrew Geddis

Gareth Morgan: Benefits system needs to evolve

Beneficiaries treated as guilty, says advocacy group,-says-advocacy-group

Ministers accused of downplaying income in measure of child poverty

Poverty strikes at home, children first victims

Guilty of being a beneficiary


100 jobs cut at Datam

Govt won’t let Solid Energy fail, looks to banks to wear their share

Nats’ fossil fuel bet & culture of excess bankrupted Solid Energy

Hero to zero in two years, and the kitty’s empty

Think tanks & global-local networks

Dame Anne Salmond: Separating free market wolves from the lambs

TPPWatch Bulletin # 28

TPP: a gateway to GE?

Housing: Watching the dream disappear


Incomes rose more than 11 percent for the top 1 percent of earners during the economic recovery, but not at all for everybody else, according to new data.

Facebook is getting a multi-billion-dollar tax cut for paying co-founders like Eduardo Saverin, who renounced his U.S. citizenship to avoid paying income taxes on his capital gains…income he made from stock options and dividends.

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