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Thank you for the opportunity to talk to you today and may I congratulate you on your great sense of timing. Last week I would have had to talk about what Labour proposed to do if elected for a second term in government, but after Saturday's victory I am now in a position to tell you what my government will do for the country's employment relations over the next three years.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Latest work stoppage figures released by Statistics New Zealand record a continuing low level of industrial action, Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Biennial Conference New Zealand Engineers Union,
Wednesday, July 17 2002

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Labour remains committed to the introduction of a new Holidays Act, Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

The Employment Relations Act-
A Summary of the First 18 Months
2 October 2000 to 31 March 2002

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Minister of Labour Margaret Wilson says the Department of Labour’s latest monitoring report on the Employment Relations Act backs the groundswell of opinion that the Act is working well for New Zealanders.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Minister of Labour Hon Margaret Wilson and Associate Minister of Labour Hon Laila Harre today released the second report of the Ministerial Advisory Group on the protection of employees' terms and conditions of employment in the event of sale or transfer of business, or where the work of employees is contracted out.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Minister of Labour Hon Margaret Wilson has marked May Day with a reminder of the gains made for New Zealand workers under the Labour/Coalition Government.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today that National’s industrial relations policy was a recipe to a return to an ‘us versus them’ conflict-based relationship between workers and employers.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

National MP Gerry Brownlee’s claims with regard to the new Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill are grossly exaggerated and designed to mislead, Minister of Labour Hon Margaret Wilson said today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Latest work stoppage figures released by Statistics New Zealand held no surprises and were the result of a decade of employment relations mismanagement and distrust, Minister of Labour Hon Margaret Wilson said today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Union members are gathering at Parliament this Friday lunchtime (March 1) in what Minister of Labour Hon Margaret Wilson describes as a sober reminder of the tragedy that lies behind the headlines of workplace deaths.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson announced today that the government will be supporting amendments to the Act Party bill on shop trading hours to strengthen protections for workers and shop owners.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Labour Minister Hon Margaret Wilson said today that the Government is proposing key changes to holidays legislation after a report on the current legislation from a joint union-employer advisory group indicated a need for a clearer legislative framework

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Low paid workers will receive a boost in income following changes to minimum wage rates announced today by the Minister of Labour, Hon Margaret Wilson.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Minister pleased at progress in Canterbury

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today the Government has been informed there has been progress in the Canterbury industrial dispute, and that nurses have decided to continue mediation.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Statement By Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act

21 December 2001

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Statement By Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act

21 December 2001

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Statement By Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act

21 December 2001

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Statement By Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act

21 December 2001

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Wednesday, 5 December 2001Speech Notes
Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill – first reading

Mr Speaker, I move,

“that the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill be now read for a first time”.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Thursday, 29 November 2001Media Statement
Resignation of Ms Susan Bathgate

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today she had received the resignation of Ms Susan Bathgate from the Employment Relations Authority.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Thursday, 15 November 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Speech Notes
EMA Conference:Managing Leave and the Holidays Act November 15, 2001

EMBARGOED AGAINST DELIVERY

Good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to speak to you.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour