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  • Modernising parental leave

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    TEU women’s officer Suzanne McNabb hopes paid parental leave will be easier to access and more suitable for modern workplaces once the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) modernises ...

  • Massey’s anti-rape advice reinforces wrong culture

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    Massey University’s well-meaning advice that women wear sensible shoes after dark to avoid rape misses the mark and reinforces rape culture, says TEU women’s vice-president Cat Pausé. Share this:More

  • Women scientists missing in last author spot

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    It matters that women are significantly less likely to be the last named author (the principal investigator) on papers than their male colleagues. Share this:More

  • Fight for 26 weeks paid parental leave to go on

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    A bill to extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks has run out of time for parliament to pass it before the election. However, the coalition to support 26 weeks paid ...

  • Class sizes need to drop in tertiary education, too

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    Tertiary Update Vol 17 No 22 Labour’s new policy is kicking off a debate about class sizes with TEU calling for parties to tackle overcrowded lecture theatres. Having a smaller student to ...

 

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