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Progress of equal pay in New Zealand

Progress of equal pay in New Zealand

report of a committee appointed by the Minister of Labour : presented to the House of Representatives by leave.

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Published by A. R. Shearer, Govt. Printer in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Equal pay for equal work -- Law and legislation -- New Zealand,
    • Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- New Zealand

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNew Zealand. Dept. of Labour., New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p. ;
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4947473M
      LC Control Number76375336

      Maori, member of a Polynesian people of New Zealand. To most Maori, being Maori means recognizing and venerating their Maori ancestors, having claims to family land, and having a right to be received as taangata whenua (‘people of the land’) in the village of their ancestors. Equal pay one step closer today for mental health and addiction support workers. Women working in New Zealand can take good heart from the announcement of Government negotiations on equal pay for.

      LOW WAGED WORK AND GENDER PAY EQUITY IN NEW ZEALAND The current Labour government now wishes any progress on equal value to be cautious, led by the public sector, and without legislation. It set up the Taskforce on Pay and under this criterion, with the incidence of low pay in New Zealand towards the high end.   New Zealand eventually passed the Government Service Equal Pay Act and the Equal Pay Act, but men's work continued to be treated as superior to women's.

      Equal Opportunity in New Zealand. The Human Rights Act (HRA) and the Employment Relations Act (ERA) help to ensure all workplaces are safe and fair. Both acts cover the many forms of discrimination in regards to sexual harassment, employment, and unjust treatment in the workplace. It was recently reported that the Human Rights Commission wants to give women and minorities extra assistance to boost equality in employment. According to Stuff, a new report has revealed that women, Pacific people and people with disabilities are the most disadvantaged in New Zealand in terms of pay, employment and leadership opportunities. The report stated that women occupy just 14% of.


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Get this from a library. Progress of equal pay in New Zealand: report of a committee appointed by the Minister of Labour: presented to the House of Representatives by leave. [E G Heggie; New Zealand. Department of Labour.; New Zealand. Parliament.;].

The gender pay gap is a high level indicator of the difference between women and men’s earnings. Factors that contribute to the gender pay gap are: the jobs women do: while there are some notable exceptions in New Zealand today, women are more likely to be clustered in a narrow range of occupations and at the bottom or middle of an organisation.

Equal pay laws in New Zealand. New Zealand has several employment and human rights laws that prohibit discrimination against women in rates of paper, these laws comply with the UN Conventions we have ratified - but are they working?.

Two Acts - the Equal Pay Act and the Government Services Equal Pay Act - address direct and indirect discrimination in wage rates. Equal Pay Terminology Gender pay gap: Gap between women’s average pay and men’s average pay.

Equal pay: Same job, same pay. Different job but of equal value, same pay. Pay equity: Same average pay for women and men. Job evaluation: Tool to measure job size. Click below to open the Champions for Change Gender Pay Gap factsheet.

The purpose of this bill is to eliminate and prevent discrimination, on the basis of sex, in the remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment, and in doing so, promote enduring settlement of claims relating to sex discrimination on pay equity grounds.

Unions representing nurses, midwives, rest-home workers and teacher aides all had equal pay claims in progress. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation had equal pay cases before the courts and another in waiting.

– The aims of the Council for Equal Pay and Opportunity (CEPO) were 'to bring about as soon as possible the full implementation of the principles of equal pay for equal work (or the rate for the job) and equal opportunity for women in all spheres of employment in New Zealand'.

[1]. In almost every country, women are paid less for an hour’s work than men. The fact the gender pay gap definitely exists is well established.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency even claims. In the 52nd New Zealand Parliament there are five parliamentary parties represented by MPs.

The purpose of this bill is to improve the process for raising and progressing pay equity claims, and to eliminate and prevent discrimination on the basis of sex in the remuneration and employment terms and conditions for work done within female. Gender pay gap in Australia looks at the persistence of a gender pay gap in Australia, the principle of "equal pay for equal work" was introduced in Anti-discrimination on the basis of sex was legislated in Despite this legislation, Australia is one of only two developed countries where the gender pay gap rose over the last two decades, going from a low of % in The pay equity principles announced on June 7 by the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles are a missed opportunity to make giant strides to close the gender pay gap in New Zealand.

The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway and the Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter have today reaffirmed the new Government’s commitment to halting the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill that was introduced by the previous Government.

“All three Government parties were clear during the Bill’s first reading that we were opposed to the legislation. Equal pay. E tū leads the way on equal pay with a huge victory affect care and support workers across New Zealand.

E tū stands up against pay discrimination however it presents itself and with 50% of the population impacted by gender-based pay discrimination our union is proud to be a leader in the campaign for Equal Pay.

The government’s controversial pay equity bill has received a wave of renewed criticism today, on the eve of its first official reading. “The Government’s Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill is a mean-spirited attempt to limit our access to justice and fair pay, by putting stumbling blocks in the way of taking a pay equity claim,” said Lynda Stuart, president of NZEI Te Riu : Nicola Middlemiss.

Get this from a library. Equal pay in New Zealand: report of the Commission of Enquiry, Wellington, September [Denis McGrath; New Zealand.

Commission of Inquiry into Equal Pay.]. Progress was monitored by government through a series of reports including Progress of Equal Pay in New Zealand (), and Equal Pay Implementation in New Zealand () which mentioned the important role of the Human Rights Commission (established in ) in providing education and support for equal pay activities.

By the s New Zealand. Equal Pay Case, Sir Richard Kirby Archives. Equal Remuneration Convention, International Labour Organization. The Australian Workers Union, Equal pay for work of equal value fact sheet, Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand, The Australian Experience of the Implementation of Equal Pay for Women: A Reassessment,   Progress towards achieving pay equity across New Zealand New Zealand can expect changes to pay equity legislation in mid to advance pay Author: Hamish Kynaston.

Government statement on equal pay legislation The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Iain Lees-Galloway, and the Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter, on Wednesday reaffirmed the new Government’s commitment to halting the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill that was introduced by the previous Government.

The New Zealand wage-fixing system assumed that male workers were supporting wives and children. Women in employment were not expected to have these financial responsibilities and were paid less than men, even when they were doing the same or similar work.

The Council for Equal Pay and Opportunity (CEPO) was very active in the struggle for the. * Gender pay gap 'a reality' for many in New Zealand Eliminating the public service gender pay gap was a condition of the confidence and supply .The progress of equal pay was monitored through a series of government reports including Progress of Equal Pay in New Zealand () and Equal Pay Implementation in New Zealand ().

The latter report mentioned the important role of the Human Rights Commission in providing education and support for equal pay activities. Bythe minimum.New Zealand women were the first in the world to win the right to vote in national elections.

After years of campagining led by Kate Sheppard and others, the main woman’s suffrage petition was submitted to Parliament on 28 July Legislation allowing women to vote was signed-off on 19 Septemberand the first women went to the polls on 28 November,