Employment Relations Education Funding Allocations

The ERE Contestable Fund makes $2m available each year to assist the delivery of employment relations education programmes under the Employment Relations Act and the Health and Safety in Employment Act.

Funding Allocations 2011/12

Organisation Purpose of Funding Amount 2011/12

NZ Council of Trade Unions and BusinessNZ

Safe Rebuild Canterbury

$300,000

 

Funding Allocations 2009/10

Organisation Purpose of Funding Amount 2009/10

Business New Zealand

Deliver Health and Safety Representative Training, Stages 1, 2 and 3

$266,866

Land Based Training Ltd

Health and Safety Representative Comprehensive Introductory Course

$42,497

NZ Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

Develop and introduce resources to achieve greater awareness of workplace health and safety practices among Pasifika workers and to work constructively with employers in the area of workplace health and safety to build more productive relationships in the workplace

$10,920

NZ Council of Trade Unions

Develop processes to support and assist participants in health and safety training to increase the depth of post-course follow up and increase the values and outcomes from formal health and safety representative training.

$91,838

NZ Council of Trade Unions

Scoping Health and safety issues in the film industry and develop recommendations on how to more effectively deliver health and safety training within the industry

$12,000

NZ Council of Trade Unions

Improve health and safety in the workplace by training delegates to support the work of health and safety representatives and identify large workplaces without elected health and safety representatives

$138,791

Working Wise Ltd

Introduce a health and safety workplace culture diagnostic tool working with joint health and safety committees and workplace teams to provide a series of learning and coaching modules for senior leaders, managers, team leaders, employees and union delegates.

$68,600

Total Funding Allocated

$631,512

Funding available for allocation (Excludes funding allocated in previous rounds)

$631,512

Funding allocations are exclusive of GST

 

Funding Allocations 2008/09

Employment Relations Education Funding
(2009/10 and 2010/11 allocations subject to appropriation)
Organisation Purpose of Funding Amount 2008/09 Amount 2009/10 Amount 2010/11

New Zealand Federated Farmers (Inc)

Effective Management of Employment Relations for Rural Managers.

$44,444

$44,444

$22,222

UNITE & Auckland Postal Worker’s Association (APWA)

Education Programme for 2009.

$47,333

$47,333

-

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) & Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU)

Continuation of the Aged Care Project Educator position.

$77,908

$74,155

-

National Distribution Union (NDU)

NDU and Chemical Workers Union Education Programme

$25,880

$238,562

-

Northern Amalgamated Workers Union of New Zealand

Tools for Effective Delegates-Basic and Advanced

$7,313

$2,353

-

Whitireia Community Law Centre and Whitireia Community Polytechnic

A Guide to Personal Grievances, Mediations andthe Employment Hearing.

$8,890

-

-

NZ Council of Social Services, Social Services Waikato, NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations, Service and Food Workers Union

Resource Officer – Community Sector Employment Relations Education Project – Stage II.

$78,668

$114,600

-

Business New Zealand

Delivery of ERE courses in the Great Place to Work series, and A Guide to Minimum Employment Conditions in New Zealand.

$67,556

$105,427

-

Business New Zealand

Developing and delivery of an employment relations kit for use by small business employers, and assess effectiveness of the programme to participants.

$154,446

$170,646

-

Business New Zealand

Development of e-learning modules for small business  employers ERE courses.

$37,300

-

-

Business New Zealand

Development and delivery of a new course “Creatively Managing the Workforce”.

$72,198

$91,556

-

Central Amalgamated Workers Union New Zealand

Delivery of delegate and member seminars.

$9,240

$9,240

-

Te Ata Hou Trust

Delivery of the course He Wahi Pai, Ko Te Mahi “A Good Place to Work”

$90,667

$90,667

-

Financial Sector Union (FINSEC)

Finsec Education programme for delivery of five existing courses, Education programme evaluation project.

-

$103,908

-

New Zealand Retailers’ Association

Effective Management of Employment Relations for Retailers.

$38,770

-

-

New Zealand Meat Workers Union

Introductory Employment Relations for New Delegates.

$30,489

-

-

New Zealand Meat Workers Union

Delivery of Delegates Training.

$14,396

$14,396

-

New Zealand Meat Workers Union

Revision and publication of Delegates Handbook.

$4,444

-

-

NZ Amalgamated Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU)

Problem Solving around Occupational Health Issues: An Industry Approach (Plastics).

$5,124

$10,171

-

NZ Amalgamated Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU)

Building financial literacy: A guide for Unions.

$20,080

-

-

NZ Amalgamated Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU)

Building the Role of Maori in their Workplace and their Union.

-

$17,124

-

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO)

Building the Role of Maori in their workplace, their sector, and their union.

$17,778

$18,613

-

National Union of Public Employees (NUPE)

Delegate Training with a focus on Low Paid Workers.

$13,333

-

-

Te Runanga O Turanganui A Kiwa – Turanga Ararau

Ka Whai Man Te Iwi – Empowering Iwi. Develop and deliver an ERE workshop course with a particular focus on Iwi and Maori employers and employees.

$18,000

-

-

Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota, National Distribution Union, UNITE Union, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Develop and implement a range of education modules and materials that can be accessed by workers outside the reach of traditional organising and education models, utilising new educational technologies.

$62,222

$54,222

-

Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA)

Migrant Teachers Project.

$3,481

-

-

Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) and New Zealand School Trustees’ Association (NZSTA)

Employment Relations Education for State Secondary and Area School Principals.

$11,743

-

-

Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota

Delegates as Educators.

$63,068

$116,402

-

 

Funding Allocations 2007/08

Employment Relations Education Funding Allocations 2007/08
(2008/09 and 2009/10 allocations subject to appropriation)
Organisation Purpose of Funding Amount* 2007/08 Amount* 2008/09 Amount* 2009/10

NZ Meat Workers Union

Delivering delegates training programme and case studies

$62,490

-

-

Otago Southland Employers Association, and Amalgamated Workers Union NZ

Delivering employment relations training programme

$56,550

-

-

Central Amalgamated Workers Union

Delivering delegate seminars

$4,158

$16,632

-

Finsec

Delivery of employment relations programmes for delegates and members

-

$68,665

-

NZ Council of Social Services, NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations, Social Services Waikato, and Food Workers Union

Employing a resource officer to promote employment relations in the community sector

$78,525

-

-

NZ Childcare Association

Delivering seminars in good employer practice in early childhood education and care centres

$31,427

$32,213

-

NZ Registered Master Builders Federation

Delivering courses for building industry participants on relevant employment legislative

$30,000

$15,546

-

NZ Council of Trade Unions

Developing: educator assessment, Maori worker resources, and research ways to deliver ERE to non union workers

$106,610

$260,569

$72,593

NZ Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

Developing a financial literacy resource and Maori delegate and leadership development

$19,744

$37,236

-

Unite and Auckland Postal Workers Association

Delivering courses in workplace issues

$53,250

$53,250

-

NZ Nurses Organisation and Service and Food Workers Union

Delivering education and resources that encourage participation in workplace processes

$80,919

$84,693

-

Business NZ

Delivering courses to help smaller employers attract and retain skilled staff; and improve workplace relations

$90,000

$158,000

-

Service and Food Workers Union

Delivering education material and courses, employing an education officer

$80,000

$100,000

-

National Distribution Union

Deliver delegate training and worker education programmes

$97,012

$231,240

-

Amalgamated Workers Union of New Zealand (Southern)

Delegate education and development programme

-

$19,445

-

 

Funding Allocations 2006/07

Employment Relations Education Funding Allocations
Organisation Purpose of Funding Amount

Amalgamated Workers Union (Southern)

Delivery of delegate education and skills development courses

22,000

Business New Zealand Inc

Delivery of courses help smaller enterprises attract and retain skilled and experienced staff and improve workplace

275,000

Central Amalgamated Workers Union

Delivery of advanced delegates course seminars

20,000

Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU)

Delivery of education workshops for EPMU Maori delegates and workplace leaders

34,000

EPMU and National Distribution Union (NDU)

Delivery of education workshops on bargaining for industry/MECA and MUCA agreements within the timber industry

65,000

FINSEC

Delivery of introductory, course, building power at work, grievance handling and negotiations, and advanced organising skills courses

57,000

Maritime Union of New Zealand

Delivery of Employment relations Education courses

38,000

National Distribution Union

Project management of courses. Delivery of delegates training and tools of organising courses. Publish and develop a delegate training, reference and awareness raising manual

130,000

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions.

To employ education development organisers, deliver of organiser traineeship, develop Maori workers resource and education pilot project, develop Pacific workers radio project

457,000

NZ Educational Institute Te Riu Roa (NZEI)

Delivery of courses on involving members in the bargaining process.

35,000

NZ Meat Workers Union

Delivery of elected delegates skills development and industry issues courses

30,000

NZ Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU)

Employment of an educator to research and produce resources and facilitate ERE for employees in the aged care sector.

120,000

NZ Registered Master Builders Federation (NZMBF)

Deliver the “An essential guide to employment in NZ” course.

54,000

Otago Southland Employers’ Association (OSEA) and Amalgamated Workers’ Union NZ Southern (AWUNZ)

Delivery of a series of ERE to cluster groups of employers, targeting new employers.

52,000

Post-Primary Teachers Association (PPTA)

Delivery of ERE for Maori and Pasifika members

3,500

Service and Food Workers’ Union (SFWU)

Employment of an educator to develop and deliver ERE courses union members and organisers.

85,000

Te Ata Hou Trust and AMPTEE

Deliver the He wahi pai, ko te mahi ‘A good place to work’ training programme.

60,000

UNITE and Auckland Postal Worker’ Association (APWA)

Employment of an educator to consolidate and expand the ERE training programmes and deliver a series of courses.

85,000

Waitakere Enterprise Trust Board

Understanding and applying ‘good faith’ to workplace relations and management

20,000

 

Funding Allocations 2005/06

Organisation Purpose of funding Amount

Amalgamated Workers Union of New Zealand Southern)

Introduction to Legislative Changes and Bargaining Skills for Delegates

$24,525

Employers and Manufacturers’ Association (Central)

Delivery of Cluster Group Training

$83,328

New Zealand Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

Education Workshops for EPMU Maori Delegates and their Workplace Leaders,

$31,675

New Zealand Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

Education Workshops on Bargaining for Industry/Multi-Employer and Multi-Union Collective Agreements within the Timber Industry

$80,000.

FINSEC

Course Delivery of: Dealing with a Disciplinary/Bargaining Skills/Dignity in the Workplace/Getting to Know Us and Your Agreement

$73,000

Maritime Union of New Zealand.

Delivery and Development of EREL Approved Education Programme

$57,662

New Zealand Childcare Association

A Guide to Good Employer Practice in Early Childhood Care and Education.

$26,453

New Zealand Meatworkers Union

Negotiating Warnings and Terminations

$25,500

New Zealand Retailers’ Association

Effective Management of Employment Relations for Retailers

$65,480

Otago Southland Employers’ Association

joint application by OSEA and AWUNZ (Southern), ERE for Cluster Groups of Employers.

$59,250

National Union of Public Employees

Introductory Delegates Course, The Assertive Delegate and Advanced Delegates Course.

$12,054

Post Primary Teachers’ Association

ERE for Principals in State Secondary and Area Schools and ERE for Maori and Pasifika Teachers

$36,593

Public Service Association

Develop and Print Conflict Management Course

$17,757

Service and Food Workers’ Union

Advancing Employment Relations Knowledge

$110,000

Te Ata Hou Trust

He Wahi Pai Ko Te Mahi/A Good Place To Work

$59,473

Impac Services Ltd

Skills and Tools for H&S Representatives Stage 1

$80,000

Landbased Training Ltd

Comprehensive Health and Safety Representative Course

$80,000

Business New Zealand Inc  

Delivery of Approved Courses ($100,394)
Health and Safety Representatives Training Stages One ($150,600)
Health and Safety Representatives Training Stages Two ($170,000)

$420,994

Clothing Laundry and Allied Workers’ Union (and 3 other unions)

Education Coordinator and Delivery of Courses, subject to the negotiation of a funding contract

$50,000.

National Distribution Union

Greenfield Site Modules

$12,850

NDU’s joint applications with the Meat and Related Trades Union of Aotearoa

Stage 1 Delegates Training, $69,850
Tools of Organising, $34,945.

$104,795

NDU and NZCTU

Senior Site Delegate/Site Convenor Workshop, Combined Private Sector Unions, National Executive Training – Rights and Responsibilities and Resource Development Position

$45,000

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

CTU Organiser Traineeship ($68,603), and
Education Development Organisers ($275,000)

$343,603

NZCTU in consultation with the Clothing, Laundry and Allied Workers’ Union (CLAW) and PEETO - The Multicultural Learning Centre

develop an expanded ERE programme for migrant workers

$100,000

 

Funding Allocations 2004/05

Organisation Funding allocated

Agriculture New Zealand Limited , Tectra Ltd and Dexcel Ltd (jointly)

$40,000

Association of Staff in Tertiary Education

$15,289

Association of University Staff

$26,962

Business New Zealand

$529,220

Clothing, Laundry & Allied Workers Union, Unite!, Central Amalgamated Workers Union & Auckland Postal Workers Association (jointly)

$85,388

Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

$145,254

Federated Farmers of NZ Inc

$23,888

Finsec

$92,837

Maritime Union of New Zealand

$55,537

National Distribution Union and NZ Meat Workers Union (jointly)

$159,815

National Union of Public Employees

$18,014

NZ Council of Trade Unions

$537,842

NZ Meat Workers Union

$28,353

NZ Medical Association

$54,115

Post-Primary Teachers Association

$50,574

Service and Food Workers Union

$72,436

Te Ata Hou Trust & Amptee

$64,475