In the lead up to the election there has been some minor media commentary about Labour’s industrial relations policy. Business NZ has come out against Labour’s proposed “Fair Pay Agreements” (FPAs), and Jacinda Ardern was questioned on Labour Policy during the leader’s debate. What are these FPAs and should we support them? “Fair Pay… Continue reading What are Fair Pay Agreements?
2016 has been another year of decreasing membership for the Union movement in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Many Unionists will blame this on an anti-worker government. It is true that the Key is government has had a pro-business agenda. But to focus on government as the defining challenge of the union movement can be unhelpful. Often it… Continue reading Governments Dont Organise- Unions Do