The future of employment for rangitahi.

So, we’ve been reading a lot about the Tomorrow’s Schools recommendation to “shake up” NZ’s education system. The Tomorrow’s Schools Review is a part of the Government’s Education Work Programme, led by an independent taskforce to set recommendations on the […]

Workplace Bullying: Where Does It End?

As many of you know here at the YWRC, we hear stories all the time about dodgy employers not offering contracts, or corporations using contract loopholes to get away with lesser conditions than workers are entitled to; but lately the […]

The End for 90 Day Trial Periods

Stories like this one from are proof that 90 Day Trial Periods aren’t working. For anyone. Here at the Centre, we’re under no illusions that every single young person seeking advocacy for a workplace issue, is a perfect wee […]

YWRC Summer Hours

Hey young workers, friends, and anyone who might be trying to get hold of us over the Summer period. Below are our Summer hours, and ways you can get in touch with us if you need to. Friday, December 23 […]

Will Work for Living Wage

Okay… So, will work for any wage, because basically that’s the climate we live in. A job’s a job, and any wage is better than no wage, right? And that mentality is what’s wrong with the majority of under-waged employment […]