Introducing Kauri…

Ko Taupiri te maungaKo Waikato te awaKo Pootatau Te Wherowhero te tangataHe piko he taniwhaHe piko he taniwhaWaikato taniwharauKia ora taatou! My name is Kauri and I’ve recently come on board as the Young Workers Resouce Centre’s new Educator! I’m […]

Young workers, we hear you!

Melissa Goodman is an activist, a warrior for equality and fairness, and volunteer Chairperson for the Young Workers Resource Centre. Young people are affected by precarious identities. Rentals that are ever changing, as landlords hike rent prices ad hoc, flatmates […]

Thumbs Up To Employment Law Changes

Disclaimer: The opinion piece below was written by President of the NZ Council of Trade Unions Richard Wagstaff, and was originally published on the NZ Herald website. We just think it’s super cool and wanted to share it.  ——————————————————————————————————————— There […]

Unemployment: A Silent Genocide

Zanian Steele is the current Business Manager for the Young Workers Resource Centre. With a background in teaching employment relations and having worked in Human Resources, Zanian has interviewed hundreds of prospective employees for both office, and trades based work. […]

How Can We Support You? Sick Leave…

Jo Wrigley is standing for the Green Party Aotearoa as the candidate in the Hamilton West Electorate, having developed an appetite for positive change and a healthy and sustainable future. An active voice in her community, Jo advocates for beneficiaries and […]

Returning To Work: A Young Mum’s Story

Georgie Dansey is a mum of two, who works part time for the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA). She likes to run, and explore, and is interested in building community back into an individualist society. _________________________________________________________________ I’m writing this from […]