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  • Vetoed parental leave bill exits parliament

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    Last night, for a third time, parliament debated a bill to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks, but all to no avail. Finance minister Bill English had already vetoed the ...

  • Fewer professorships for women

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    New research shows A-rated PBRF men are three times more likely to be promoted to professors than A-rated PBRF women. Radio New Zealand revealed this week that even though men and ...

  • English to veto 26 weeks paid parental leave

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    Finance minister Bill English has signaled this week that he will veto a bill to extend paid parental leave from 18 weeks to 26 weeks. Labour MP Sue Moroney’s Paid Parental ...

  • New principles bring equal pay closer to reality

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    A working group tasked with helping women get equal pay for work of equal value has reported back to the government with its recommendations. The Working Group on Pay Equity Principles ...

  • UCOL’s cull of part-time jobs hurt women

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    UCOL’s plan to cut many part-time jobs and replace them with far fewer full-time jobs will harm women, says TEU organiser Heather Warren. UCOL plans to cut dozens of part-time positions ...


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