Media Release – Gender Profile Launch

On Sunday, 8 March 2015, Minister Nandi Glassie will officially launch a publication on the statistical profile of women in the Cook Islands in commemoration of International Women’s Day and the closing ceremony of the conference and Biennial Meeting of the Cook Islands National Council of Women. The publication, largely based on data collected in…

Labour Takes a Seat at the Development Table

12 February 2015 MEDIA RELEASE LABOUR TAKES A SEAT AT THE DEVELOPMENT TABLE  Labour issues, initiatives, and outcomes were placed squarely on the table at Wednesday’s labour and mobility session. Chaired by Director of Labour and Employment Relations, Patricia Tuara Demmke, the Labour panel comprised Bredina Drollet (Secretary of Internal Affairs), Vasie Poila (Acting Principal…

Rakahanga Welfare Officer learns about LERO

Staff of the Labour & Employment Relations Office (LERO), Director Pat Tuara Demmke and Senior Inspector Rei Enoka, introduced new Rakahanga Welfare Officer, Mahiriki Piho to their work. Officers of the Pa Enua are encouraged to contact LERO staff for assistance on employment matters, workplace safety and health, and dangerous goods inspection and licensing. Ph…