The Government is proud to announce that hundreds of women working in education,
who have fought for years to be paid fairly, are to get a pay rise of up to 30 percent
in a historic settlement for pay equity.
O n Monday, Act MP David Seymour’s depiction of PM Jacinda Ardern as a clueless
lightweight was yet another example of the double bind faced by women who attain
positions of political power. Routinely, female politicians get depicted as either ...
Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said today that union members and officials
around the country would be turning out to support NZEI Te Riu Roa industrial action
to protect quality public education and the teaching profession.
On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same
time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts
new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University ...
The Government’s failure to reach an agreement with primary teachers has caused
massive disruption to children’s learning today and to parents who have struggled
to sort childcare arrangements, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says.
The Minister has taken a hands-off approach regarding tomorrow’s strikes. Despite
having more than one month’s notice it is clear that neither the Ministry nor the
Minister have got the full picture, on the eve of the strike, of exactly how many ...