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Posts Tagged ‘ minimum wage ’

Street poll: Minimum wage rise great, but it should be more

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The minimum wage is going up 50 cents to $14.25, and many of those spoken to on the streets of Wellington this week say it should be more. The NEWSWIRE TEAM asked people for views on the rise, and whether it would affect them.



John Key the target as Labour leader hopefuls campaign in Wellington

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

David Cunliffe and Grant Robertson continue to make commitments to a living wage of $18 an hour.



Wellington supports minimum wage hike – within reason

Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Most people on the streets of Wellington think the minimum wage should be higher.



Wellingtonians sign up for end to “dying wage”

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Living Wage brings community groups together in capital.



Living wage campaign launch for Wellington

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers say small businesses backing different pay calculation.



Most students still in debt five years after qualifying

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New statistics show majority of students not paying in a hurry



What now post-election – business as usual?

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Opinion

Before the election, child poverty hotly-debated.



Have we learned anything from past referendums?

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

They have involved gambling, super, military training and voting, writes SARA GREIG.



Te Tai Tokerau’s child poverty policies revealed

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Maori and Mana candidates talk child health.



Maori voters call for change to extinguish poverty

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Poverty is the biggest issue in New Zealand for Maori voters in Porirua who want change. TENNESSEE MANSFORD reports.



Recession is not only barrier for migrants looking for jobs

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Discrimination from employers is making it harder for new Kiwis to find work, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



$15 too much to ask? Minimum wage hits more Maori in pocket

Mar 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Maori are over-represented among low-paid workers. VAUGHAN ELDER takes a look at Maori views of the minimum wage.