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Equal Pay

For general national and international news on Equal Pay please click here.

Click here – Simplicity puts pressure on NZX-50 bosses to become more diverse (NZ Herald, 2017)

Click me – Is HR in denial over equal pay? (HRM Online, 2017)

Click me – How HR can close the gender pay gap (HRM Online, 2017)

Click me– YWCA head praises “incredible” employers (HRM Online, 2017)

Click me – It’s time to pay women what they are worth (Noted, 2017)

Click me – YWCA welcomes plans to progress public sector wage equality ( Voxy, 2017)

Click here– YWCA Equal Pay Awards sanctions 20 fair employers ( HRINZ, 2016)

Click here– How law firm Simpson Grierson achieved zero per cent pay gap (stuff,2016)

Click here Law firm honoured for pay equality (Sunday Star Times, 2016)

Click here– Simpson Grierson wins gold at Equal Pay Awards (Scoop, 2016)

Click here– Week on Demand (Newstalk ZB, 2016. 9min mark)

Click here– Newshub late (3now, 2016. 8.47min mark)

Click here– ANZ named winner of YWCA Equal Pay Awards (New Zealand Herald, 2016)

Click here– Minister congratulates equal pay award winners (Voxy, 2016)

Click here– YWCA Equal Pay Awards recognises ANZ as best of best again (stuff, 2016)

Click here – ANZ named best in New Zealand for equal pay (Newshub, 2016)

Click here– Why is the gender pay gap increasing? (Podcast 95bfm, 2016)

Click here– Increase in gender pay gap disappointing (Press Release: Beehive, 2016)

Click here – An Intractable proble (Employment Today, 2016)

Click here – Proving workplace gender fairness is now easier (NZ Herald, 2016)

Click here – What is being done to fix the gender pay gap? (RadioNZ, 2016)

Click here – Public service’s gender pay gap revealed (RadioNZ, 2016)

Media Release Equal Pay – YWCA Auckland -Media release Equal Pay 2016

Click here – Equal pay on the way for women? (RadioNZ  2015)

Click here – New research reveals high awareness of gender pay gap (HRINZ 2015)

Click here  – MEDIA RELEASE: NZ College of Midwives – Pay Discrimination in the High Court (August 2015)

Click here – Valuing the return of women to work from maternity leave by Tao Lin (Stuff 2015)

Click here – Companies can ‘totally fix’ gender pay gap – Google exec Written by Jena Mc Gregor (New Zealand Herald, 2015)

Click here – Top tips empower women in your organisation. Produced by Equal Employment Opportunities Trust (sourced  2015)

Click here – Where next for equal pay by Christie Hall ( Stuff NZ, 2015)

Click here – Lack of women at the top needs to change (New Zealand Herald, 2015)

Click here – How women should ask for pay rises. (Employment Today, 2015)

Future Leaders

Click here – Celebrating global change for young women at a local level

Click here – Media Release Future Leader Winners Announced (media release)

Click here– Learning from your own advice.

Click here – Paying it forward – It’s my turn to give back.

Click here – CEO Monica Briggs talking about the Future Leaders Programme (TV3 On Demand, 2016)

Click here – Former Future Leader talks about how the programme built her confidence to become a comedian (NZ Herald, 2016)

NCWNZ Circular – July 2013 – Article about Future Leaders with Carol Beaumont – see page 7 (The Circular, 2013)

WiS Newsletter June 2013 Women in Super Newsletter – see page 4

Really Roskill June 2013 – Future Leaders 10 out 0f 10 article – see page 16

Onehunga News June 2013 – Future Leaders community service article “Leadership on the Beaches”

Cutter Article April 2013 – Outward Bound’s The Cutter tells our Future Leader story

Optix magazine March 2013 – article on Future Leaders fundraising lunch

Click here – Duo shares special bond (stuff 2012)


Click here – President’s Message to Political Parties (YWCA Aotearoa, 207)

Click here – IWPG Talks to NZ Women Leaders (IWPG Newsletter, 2017)

Click here –  Human Rights Commission pens open letter to NZ Rugby after Chiefs Scandal ( NZHerald, 2016)








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