Tag: civil liberties

Fair Pay Agreements: Redressing the workplace power imbalance

A few weeks ago the Labour Government announced its intention of introducing Fair Pay Agreements. This is a step towards better reflecting human rights in the context of labour relations. The proposed Fair Pay Agreements are intended to be applicable between employers and unions across a particular industry upon request by 10% or 1000 workers

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Press – ‘Editorial: Human rights are for all, including gang members’

National Party police spokeswoman Paula Bennett had a relatively simple job to do on Sunday – get up and make a policy statement which included a previously-announced plan to separate drug-dealing gang members from their guns. Instead, apparently in her enthusiasm to beat the law-and-order drum in an election campaign, Bennett ended up declaring that

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