Workers are making almost 5 per cent more than a year ago, with a median income of $844 a week, partly reflecting people working longer hours and partly a lift in hourly pay.
Issues surrounding employee rights, labour force competition and human rights were raised at a select committee hearing in Auckland yesterday on proposed employment law changes.
A national union met with its Dunedin members this morning to discuss major issues around the living wage and proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act.
Auckland bus drivers union FIRST Union transport and logistics secretary Karl Andersen said some Auckland bus companies had up to 7 cameras in a bus, while some did not use any.
RadioLIVE news covered the strike on Friday of FIRST Union members who work for Kuehne + Nagel.
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