The Young Workers Toolbox

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The Young Workers Toolbox

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The Young Workers Toolbox - 01-07-2020( 0:27:33)       
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This week: Over the past week we’ve been asked a number of times whether it’s against the law to discuss your pay rate with other employees. So we’re busting myths and setting the record straight around talking about your salary and/or wages.
Published: 7/1/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 16-06-2020( 0:28:25)       
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This week on the #ToolboxPodcast, we’ve got just a few more COVID Questions pertaining to Alert Level One, ongoing wage subsidy payments and more.
Published: 6/17/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 10-06-2020( 0:27:5)       
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Mel and Tony riff on the Living Wage movement and discuss around why it’s so important to pay people what they’re worth!
Published: 6/10/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 27-05-2020( 0:26:51)       
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The #ToolboxPodcast is back in the FreeFM studio, and dissecting Alert Levels 1 & 2 in relation to your working rights!
Published: 5/28/2020 9:00:00 AM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 20-05-2020( 0:28:13)       
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This week: We’re bringing you Part II of Tony’s yarn about unions with Melissa Ansell-Bridges. If you’ve ever or never wondered what the big deal is, this is your chance to get down with the details of why joining a union is so important.
Published: 5/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 13-05-2020( 0:57:22)       
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This week: We dive right into the depths of industrial relations and trade unions. Tony chats to expert in workplace relations Melissa Ansell-Bridges from the NZ Council of Trade Unions in this special episode (Part One — Part Two next week).
Published: 5/13/2020 4:00:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 29-04-2020( 0:56:41)       
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This week: The #ToolboxPodcast embarks on Round 2 of your employment-related COVID Questions, in particular pertaining to Alert Level 3. Once again joined by Kerri Bell from DTI Lawyers, we get down and dirty with some of your trickiest conundrums.
Published: 4/29/2020 4:00:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 16-04-2020( 0:23:32)       
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This week: The Young Workers Toolbox is back from the depths of isolation, and recording remotely to bring you some tips, tricks, and hints on working from home, and forgiving yourself for not being quite as productive as you’d like. Tune in!
Published: 4/16/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Young Workers Toolbox - Covid-19 Special - 09-04-2020( 0:52:13)       
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This week: we bring you a special one-hour episode of the #ToolboxPodcast to answer some of YOUR employment-related COVID-19 questions. Naturally money, getting paid, and having a job to go back to are on the minds of many, so this week we podcast remotely to give you some guidance in dealing with the complex situation of a global pandemic.
Published: 4/9/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 17-03-2020( 0:28:22)       
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It’s on the minds and lips of almost everyone in the world, it’s shut country borders, disrupted education, and has the potential to effect thousands of working Kiwis… How to manage work, sick leave, coronavirus, and the increasing possibility that we may be forced out of work.
Published: 3/18/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 11-03-2020( 0:28:38)       
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What do you do if you’ve called in sick, and your boss insists that you aren’t sick enough to take a day off? You check out this week’s #ToolboxPodcast and get a handle on exactly what your rights are, then you go and have a yarn… Tune in.
Published: 3/11/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 26-02-2020( 0:28:32)       
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This week: We’re digesting, and wrapping our heads around the complicated subject of independent contracting. It’s becoming increasingly more prevalent as some employers are exposed hiring contractors, but treating them like employees. What’s the difference? Tune in to find out.
Published: 2/26/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 19-02-2020( 0:28:31)       
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This week: How do you seek access to employment justice, who do you talk to, and how much does it cost? Recently, we’ve been having conversations around accessibility of services that support rangatahi in work, and today we dissect what that means for you. Check it out!
Published: 2/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 12-02-2020( 0:27:52)       
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This week: We're getting into the nitty gritty of lunch breaks! What are our rights, when should we have them, and why do so many people not? Tune in!
Published: 2/12/2020 2:05:47 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 05-02-2020( 0:28:35)       
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This week: The dynamic duo are giving you some tips, tricks, and yarns around making the most of your work time, in order to really participate in and enjoy your non-work time. How to leave your work at work, organise your to-do lists, and a whole lot more on this week’s #ToolboxPodcast!
Published: 2/5/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 29-01-2020( 0:24:56)       
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This week: We’re forecasting the year ahead, and talking about a bunch of things that all workers should be keeping an ear out for with the 2020 General Elections approaching, and employment law under scrutiny every day. Do you know your rights, or what policies to look out for in your voting priorities?
Published: 1/29/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Young Workers Toolbox - 15-01-2020( 0:26:58)       
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This week: Mel runs through her favourite tunes about work.
Published: 1/15/2020 3:30:00 PM

The Young Workers Toolbox with Mel and Tony covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. From contracts to trial periods, workplace unions, the lowdown about social media at work... we’ve got it all in a tasty, digestible nugget. We’re like vitamins... for your ears... or at least we'll do our best to translate the world of work into a language anyone can understand.

Host: Free FM
Produced By: Free FM
Language: English
Category: Children and Youth
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