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Opinion: Ray Lind on pay equity, qualification equivalencies and Careerforce

Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND reflects on what the pay equity settlement means for care and support workers and their employers.

Let’s snoop around… The Vines at Bethlehem

JUDE BARBACK visits one of the newest retirement villages in Tauranga.

Opinion: Simon Wallace – Pay equity is going to hurt some providers

New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) chief executive SIMON WALLACE says the NZACA is committed to the pay equity settlement, but its speedy turnaround from announcement of the rates in mid-May to implementation on 1 July has some harsh realities for many.

NZACA: “This was never a negotiation”

New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) chief executive SIMON WALLACE provides clarity around the Association's role and stance on the pay equity settlement process.

Opinion: Pay equity settlement funding formula flawed

Care Association New Zealand (CANZ) co-founder VICTORIA BROWN says residential aged care providers should not have to pay for the pay equity settlement out of their pockets because the methodology is so flawed.

A day in the life of an InterRAI Educator

INsite asks MELISSA HALL what attracted her to becoming an interRAI educator and what a typical day involves.

Retired and renting – is this our future?

This Herald opinion piece by Brian Fallow explores the realities of elder poverty in New Zealand.

Opinion: New Zealand in need of a fairer pension scheme

Paul Rea, chair of New Zealand Seniors Party believes New Zealand's pension scheme should be overhauled.

Opinion: what the pay equity settlement really means for aged care

INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on what yesterday's pay equity settlement announcement means for the sectors involved.

A typical day in the life of…a village receptionist

Dawn Murphy works on reception and manages resident services for Selwyn St Andrews Village in Cambridge. INsite asks her about how she got into her role, what she loves about it and what she’d like to see changed for New Zealand’s senior citizens.
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