New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Government jobs strategy needed

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Following on from two large-scale redundancies announced in the past two weeks, new analysis out today from the Reserve Bank shows increased migration is contributing to the reason so many people are out of work.

Some voices will be heard on TPPA… others not

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Some voices will be heard on TPPA others not In February CTU Secretary Sam Huggard wrote to the Parliamentary Committee about the very brief timeline to hear from the public about the TPPA. Yesterday we heard back from the committee that it refused …

Urgent TPPA hearing critical to honouring Treaty

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions It is critical that the Waitangi Tribunal agrees to an urgent hearing into allegations the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) breaches the Treaty of Waitangi, says Council of Trade Unions Vice-President Mori Syd Keepa.

Four year delay for committee to hear TPPA concerns

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions The CTU and fifteen other organisations have finally, four years on, had the opportunity to present orally to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee select committee regarding serious concerns workers, health professionals, development groups, digital …