New Zealand First
Member of Parliament for Northland
First extends our sympathy to Labour Leader Jacinda Adern on
the death of her grandmother.
“A grandparent is a huge
influence on anyone’s life, and their passing is made more
difficult because of the pressures at this time,” says Mr
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Pay Equity: Historic Settlement For Education Support Workers
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) and the Ministry of Education today signed Terms of Settlement to address a pay equity claim for 329 support workers who work with very young children in early childhood and primary schools.
“Almost all education support workers are women, and they do vital work helping young children with severe learning and behavioural challenges to learn. I am delighted to say they will finally be paid fairly for the crucial work they do,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. More>>