Candid Caregiver: how pay equity is shaping up for workers

INsite has a frank discussion with a community support worker about what the pay equity settlement agreement means to her and how its implementation...

Opinion: Paul Rea – the NZSP’s key concerns

Chair of the New Zealand Seniors Party (NZSP), PAUL REA, outlines three of the party's major concerns in the run-up to the General Election. One...

Careerforce highlights need for cultural competency for pay equity purposes

Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND outlines why cultural competency is significant when assessing the equivalency of international nursing qualifications.

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.
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