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Hon Laila Harré has tabled the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Paid Parental Leave) Amendment Bill for introduction to parliament this week.

  • Laila Harré
  • 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

Wednesday, 14 November 2001 oMedia Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

November 7 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

From July 1 2002 20,000 working women a year will qualify for 12 weeks paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child, Labour Minister Margaret Wilson and Associate Labour Minister Laila Harré announced today.

  • Laila Harré
  • Labour

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson says a report on the Holidays Act from a joint union-employer advisory group will allow good progress to be made on a "complex and difficult" area of employment relationships.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Associate Labour Minister Laila Harré says four weeks annual leave
will be a key feature of the Alliance's agenda for the remainder of
this parliamentary term.

  • Laila Harré
  • Labour

Wednesday October 31Media Statement
New laws for safer workplaces

The Minister of Labour, Margaret Wilson has introduced amendments to strengthen the Health and Safety in Employment Act.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Wednesday, 31 October 2001

Questions and AnswersHealth and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill

Coverage

Will the Act cover people working in boats on Lake Taupo or the Shotover River?

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

The Minister of Labour, Margaret Wilson has introduced amendments to strengthen the Health and Safety in Employment Act.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Wednesday, 17 October 2001Media Statement

“Work stoppage figures released today show that concern about the current level of strikes and lockouts is based on something of an urban myth,” said Labour Minister Margaret Wilson.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

The Minister of Labour Margaret Wilson says an Employment Relations Service report on the first 12 months of the Employment Relations Act shows that it is a balanced and practical piece of legislation, supporting good relationships in the workplace.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Wednesday, 3 October 2001Media Statement

The government has moved to ensure that Parliament’s intentions for employment relations are given full effect.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Tuesday 2 October 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Tuesday, 25 September 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Monday, 24 September 2001

The Minister of Labour, Margaret Wilson is considering the judgement of the Court of Appeal that, in effect, has indicated that a number of unions’ registrations are invalid.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Thursday September 13 2001
Media Statement

How to Hire ? new guide published

Making the experience of job appointments easier and more successful is the aim of a new publication released today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson is leading the New Zealand delegation to the Asian regional meeting of the International Labour Organisation this week.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

The Minister of Labour Margaret Wilson says the Employment Relations Act is working well, nine months after it came into effect.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

The Government has a new framework to integrate labour standards issues with trade agreements, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton and Labour Minister Margaret Wilson said today.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

A new publication released today will help employers, managers, employees and unions meet their obligations to act in good faith.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

Thirty employment relations education courses by employer, union and tertiary institutions have so far been approved under the Employment Relations Act.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour

New Zealand will make a one-off $100,000 contribution to the International Labour Organisation’s International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), Associate Foreign Minister Matt Robson and Labour Minister Margaret Wilson announced tod

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Labour