Report back from NZCTU Women's ConferencePresentation Transcript
NZCTU Biennial Women’s Conference
Director, Heathrose Research
Life for working women in NZ
Amazing how many statistics from 50s still the same
“ The more things change the more they stay the same”
General Secretary LHMU (Liquor Hospitality and Misc Union)
“ One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” (Helen Keller)
National Secretary NDU (National Distribution Union)
Translating passion into action
President of NZCTU
Union for 21st Century
Cross Union Discussion
It doesn’t matter where we come from - we have a common purpose and together we are stronger!
Friday panel discussion
Cultural issues that Maori and Pasifika women face that are totally unknown to Pakeha/European women.
PPTA & NZEI
Hand in hand
PPTA woman -> NZEI Support Staff T-shirts
This is a campaign that matters to us both.
A woman’s life is hard, even with a union card She’s got to stand on her own two feet, not to be a servant of the male elite It’s time to make a stand, keep working hand in hand For there’s a job that’s got to be done, and a fight that’s got to be won. Woody Guthrie:Union Maid
You can help vulnerable workers in developing countries in our region get a fairer deal. UnionAID is the only New Zealand overseas aid agency that places workers' rights at the centre of its work.
NZEI’s Position National Exec. Report 2009
Recommend that WDC supports UnionAid in 2009 with a cash donation and considers ongoing support.