Sam Huggard published The urgency of a just transition for climate change in News 2018-03-29 10:08:55 +1300
New Zealand is about to embark on a transition to a low carbon economy and future. It’s one of the most important transitions we will make, and it has to be done well. Our lives literally depend on it.
For people who work for a living, and the unpaid work that supports this, change and transition are permanent features of employment, nationally and internationally.
But big transitions in work can make people anxious. New Zealand hasn’t done them well before.
Photo credit: Takver on Flikr under Creative Commons 2.0. The climate march in Bonn before COP23 for climate justice.
Sam Huggard published Parliament gets its own house in order on Living Wage in News 2017-12-19 16:06:06 +1300
Eseta Ailaoa, parliamentary cleaner and E tū union member speaks to media at the Living Wage event at parliament yesterday
The Living Wage movement has chalked up many impressive victories for low paid workers since it started in 2012, and yesterday marked another step towards wage justice in Aotearoa.
Just weeks into the new Government, and cleaners and caterers working at Parliament are celebrating news that Parliament will move them all up to the New Zealand Living Wage rate.Read more