An important legal case can put a previously unknown individual into the spotlight and maybe even make them a household name. It can also be a way for one person to symbolise the experience of hundreds of thousands of others.
On 26 November 2011 we all get to have our say in the General Election. Vote Fairness is our campaign to ensure everyone is enrolled and gets out to vote on the 26th – and that we all understand what’s at stake.
FIRST Union is a member of the Pay Equity Challenge coalition - a broad coalition of community, employer, union, and academic groups who are committed to putting pay equity issues back on the Government’s, and New Zealand’s, agenda.
FIRST Union and its migrant worker network, UNEMIG are cautiously optimistic at comments from labour officials yesterday that changes are afoot to deal with the rapidly growing problem of migrant worker exploitation in New Zealand.