Delegates passed, by a slim majority, a remit calling on NZNO to fully commit to supporting the legal, political and industrial campaign to achieve pay equity for women.
A remit calling on NZNO to prioritise new graduate nurse unemployment as a campaign issue next year was passed comfortably.
The board moved that the chief executive arrange for an independent analysis of the risks and implications of the remits
to be put before the AGM.
For example, North Carolina law provides that "[c]ontractors are required to remit use tax at the applicable rate on the storage or use of motor vehicles, machines, machinery, tools and other equipment brought into this state for use in construction or repair work" (NCAC .
Many states require the contractor to remit he tax as materials are committed to the fulfillment of the contract.
The board discussed implications arising from remit changes made at the 2012 NZNO AGM.
The membership and te poari committees will examine the remit process to see how it could work better.
The Greater Auckland Region (GAR) has put forward 13 remits.
We have allowed plenty of time for discussions of remits, in anticipation of many questions from the floor and a lively debate.
The new rule remit was as a result of the huge interest in the draft constitution and a desire for all members to be involved in such a crucial decision.
Presenting the remit on behalf of the board, business services manager Kevin O'Neill said under current rules there was no way a rule remit could be voted on by the full membership.
The controversial remit, originally an amendment by Te Runanga o Aotearoa NZNO and the National Student Unit, was vigorously debated at conference and resulted in a close vote: 26,501 in favour, with 25,085 against.
The rationale for the original remit stated there continued to be a significant gap between the professional arm, eg colleges and sections, and the industrial arm of NZNO and the current structure was "not a useful one in which to facilitate changes".
lost included one from Midlands calling for the setting of honoraria for NZNO president and Te Runanga chair to be decided by conference rather than the board; and a proposal to change the minimum allowable period between meetings of the board from two to three months.
were put forward by the Bay of Plenty/ Tairawhiti Regional Council.