Posts Tagged "Pay and Employment Equity"


The gap between the hourly pay rates of men and women grew by another 30 cents last year. The pay gap is now $4.20 and it grew 7 percent in the last year, according to the latest Quarterly Employment Survey data. “The government is not only ignoring the pay gap.” says TEU women’s vice-president Cat Pausé, “it is making it worse.” Far more women work in the public sector, so by using the State Services...

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Gender pay gap widens

Gender pay gap widens


Posted By on Oct 9, 2014

Men now earn an average $4.00 an hour more than women, according to Statistics New Zealand. The latest New Zealand Income Survey data shows men earn $28.70 on average an hour, while women earn $24.80, extending the pay gap to 13.9 percent. TEU women’s vice-president Cat Pausé said the gender pay gap exists throughout the tertiary sector. “Unfortunately, the government dismantled the office that supported tertiary education...

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Massey works to end workplace bullying

Massey works to end workplace bullying


Posted By on Mar 21, 2013

Tertiary Update Vol 16 No 8 Massey University is working to prevent workplace bullying and harassment. The project is a notable feature of the ongoing implementation of the recommendations from the Pay and Employment Equity Review, which the university undertook in cooperation with TEU in 2010. The university began its project by changing its ’20/20′ vision statement to incorporate a clear statement that such workplace...

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TEU is holding four elections this week and next. Below is information about each of the candidates for each election. General staff representative on Council Scott Walters from Lincoln University and Megan Clayton from the University of Canterbury are both standing for the position of general staff representative on the national council. Both are former branch presidents and have held national roles within TEU in the past. And both...

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There are three candidates standing for the two positions of women’s rep on the Industrial and Professional Committee. Below is information about each of the three candidates, and an explanation of how the vote will take place At the bottom of this page is a comment section where you can ask the candidates questions, as well as read their answers to questions that other people have asked them. [toggle_container...

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