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Why is MBIE and the government allowing Restaurant Brands to cheat workers of their annual leave?

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

Other companies have paid staff back for the 15 years back to the holidays Act law change in 2003 that seems to have created the incentive for companies to simply ignore what was required by law which has led to massive underpayments for workers.

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Survey reveals costs of living a crisis for working people

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  13 Comments

What this survey has underscored is that the big majority of working people are struggling to survive against the relentless pressure of rising housing, energy and other basic costs.

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Declaration Rejecting the Escalation of the U.S. Economic War Against Cuba

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

Since annual voting on the US blockade of Cuba began at the United Nations in the 1990s, the vast majority of member-nations have supported the proposal that it cease immediately.

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Phil Twyford the privatiser of state assets

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  24 Comments

I used to feel a bit sorry for Minister of Housing Phil Twyford being blamed for failing to deliver something he can’t control – the market price for housing. When Labour was elected the market had already driven prices to the unaffordable level for the vast majority.But when he started taking Housing NZ land that should be used for more state housing to achieve that goal he became another privatiser of state assets. 

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The Liberal Agenda – Tamil Association to remember Genocide Day May 18

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

A vigil has been organised on the 18th May 2019, from 12.00 to 4.00 pm at the Aotea Square, Auckland to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the “Tamil Genocide Day”.

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Vodafone employees being forced to sign exploitative agreements with Tech Mahindra – Unite Union

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Tech Mahindra has shut down communication with Vodafone employees in order to force them to sign inferior and exploitative employment agreements by 5pm tonight and waive their right to redundancy with Vodafone. Unite union represents nine Vodafone employees who are being pressured into signing agreements with Indian company Tech Mahindra, after their jobs were outsourced by Vodafone […]

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Unite Union accuses Immigration Minister of breaking promise to Chinese construction workers

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  23 Comments

Unite Union has accused Immigration New Zealand of doing nothing to help a group of 50 Chinese workers brought to New Zealand by National Personnel Limited and their agent Peter Li.

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