Teachers had rejected the recent government offer on pay rise, arguing that it neither accounts for the decline in real wages, nor offers solutions to the understaffing and underfunding of schools
Even though the allied health workers’ unions in the capital Auckland postponed the strike owing to Omicron surge, the employment court forced a nationwide postponement
Over 10,000 allied health workers from over 70 different vocation groups are preparing to strike after more than a year of “fruitless” contract negotiations
Thousands of nurses, midwives and similar healthcare professionals working in hospitals operated by the 20 District Health Boards will be on an eight-hour strike action on June 9, protesting low wage rates and understaffing
The decision to withdraw its troops was announced before the crucial meeting of constituents of NATO countries on Wednesday and the NATO’s chief’s assertion on Monday that it will not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan until the time is right
The move is based on findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which emphasize the need to reduce global emissions to zero by 2050 in order to prevent further increase in global warming
Around 65% of voters are believed to have approved the proposal to permit euthanasia while around 53% rejected the legalization of recreational cannabis
Peoples Dispatch talks to Katjoesja Buissink of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa on the party’s history, its agenda and its method of organizing in New Zealand
Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the Argentinian feminist movement for legal abortion and the victory of Kurdish hunger strikers. Also, we report on the teachers’ strike in New Zealand.
Unions say that low pay and lack of equity are significant contributors to the escalating teacher shortage and increasing class sizes.
Rallies in solidarity with victims and against hate-mongering and racism were held across New Zealand and other cities in the world in the aftermath of the Christchurch shooting, in which a white supremacist killer killed 50 people, most of whom were migrants and refugees
Nearly 3,300 doctors staged a two-day strike against attempts by the District Health Boards to bypass the unions while deciding the roster system. The role of the unions was established after major strikes in 2016 and 2017