Advocacy

Pay Equity and Funding

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is a pay equity claim? A pay equity claim is made by workers or a union under the Equal Pay Amendment Act, which came into force on 6 November 2020. A claim must be for gender-based systemic undervaluation of roles, which has...

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From the lounge to a community

Tauranga’s Brain Injured Children’s Trust started small. Trustee Shirley Wilson said they worked out of her lounge with “50 bucks and a heap of passion and a vision to help other families experiencing the difficulties of raising a child with a disability”. The members...

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Measuring Child Poverty

Information and Resources on Measuring Child Poverty Below is some government information that might be useful, if you haven’t seen already when working on/supporting work on child poverty and child and youth wellbeing eg with Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) or if...

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Incorporated Societies Bill

Here is our summary of some of the key changes: The minimum number of members is to be reduced from 15 to 10. This list of a minimum of 10 will need to be updated and current. At the moment there is no obligation to do this. If your organisations memberships falls...

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Council Long Term Plans

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Long Term Plan (LTP) Feedback due by 4pm 22 March 2021  see https://www.participate.boprc.govt.nz/ltp/submission-form Four main areas are being consulted on:...

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Does Pay Equity Exist?

In our experience, most Not for Profit (NFP) organisations would agree that they strive to develop remuneration systems that are: Fair and equitable Defensible Transparent (some more than others) Affordable Achieving this in good times is a challenge and when the...

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