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National MP Nicola Willis is floating the idea of a shorter summer school holiday period to provide relief to working parents struggling under financial strain. Our video journalist Rebecca… Audio
A paediatrician is warning of possible deaths if funding for caregivers is not improved. Auckland doctor Rosemary Marks reviewed the case of a severely autistic and intellectually disabled 21… Audio
There are now more than 6000 children in state care - an all time record high. Oranga Tamariki - the ministry that replaced Child, Youth and Family a year ago - is struggling to recruit enough… Audio
Parents who care for their disabled children say it's unfair they have been excluded from a pay equity settlement which will result in aged care and support workers receiving a significant payrise. Video, Audio
A deal struck between the government and unions has given 24,000 caregivers security around their hours of work. RNZ employment reporter Max Towle reports. Audio
Nearly 24,000 home support workers will have guaranteed hours and pay following an agreement between unions and the government.
The caregiver whose court case has propelled efforts to achieve gender pay parity is emotional after the government formed a taskforce. Audio
A law governing payments to family carers denies disabled people and their families some fundamental rights, the Disability Rights Commissioner says.