A good start – but it needs improvements. In June 2018 women’s average hourly earnings were 13.9% less than men’s. We need legislation that will quickly close this pay gap. Read the article here.
On 18 April the Government made the long-awaited announcement that it would provide money to settle caregiver Kristine Bartlett’s historic pay equity claim. The settlement will be phased in gradually over five years, and will increase pay for the overwhelmingly female workers in aged residential care, home support and disability services. Read the article here.
The Ministry of Social Development has informed us that in May our contract with it for our SKIP Positive Parenting Project would not be reviewed. Read the article here.
This Bill, currently before the Parliamentary Select Committee is strongly weighted in the interests of liable parents, most of whom are fathers. If passed it will further impoverish single mothers and their children. Below is a submission by the Auckland Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children urging all parties to vote against the ...
This is a submission to the Government’s Green Paper on vulnerable children from the Coalition for the Safety of women and Children. Read the article here.