Tony’s Bants… Show Me The Money!

Are employers allowed to cut your pay rate because they feel like it? Welcome to our new YWRC column ‘Tony’s Bants… A column series where YWRC Business Manager Tony Stevens will vent his spleen on a current employment-related issue. ———————————————————————————————————————- […]

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 […]

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 […]