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  • Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister

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    The government has an opportunity this Mother’s Day to show genuine support for those looking after our littlest citizens by making a small but significant step to increase paid parental ...

  • Women urged to continue campaign for equal pay

    Prue Hyman and audience

    Women in unions must scare the government into addressing equal pay says economist Prue Hyman. Hyman, who spoke at TEU’s first ‘the time for equal pay is now’ seminar this week ...

  • More parents get paid leave this week


    This week working parents are eligible for 18 weeks’ paid parental leave after the government’s new Employment Standards Legislation Bill came into force on Friday. TEU vice-president Cat Pausé says the ...

  • Nicola Gaston: Why Science is Sexist

    Nicola Gaston came back to Wellington this week for International Working Women’s Day and gave a talk on her new book, Why Science is Sexist. Gaston’s book, which is available from ...

  • Women trades students need more support from industry

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    The construction industry needs to mentor more women into trades says CPIT trades tutor Sandie Chamberlain. Chamberlain says that by training and employing more women and a more diverse range of ...


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