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2014 Rich List paints picture of inequality denial

By   /  August 4, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on 2014 Rich List paints picture of inequality denial

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: 2014 Rich List paints picture of inequality denial The National Business Review’s 2014 Rich List is a stark reminder of the growing inequality in New Zealand, according to FIRST Union. This year is the first time the combined wealth of New Zealand’s Rich-Listers has passed $50 billion, […]

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Labour Party’s employment reforms show commitment to tackling inequality

By   /  August 4, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour Party’s employment reforms show commitment to tackling inequality

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: Labour Party’s employment reforms show commitment to tackling inequality The NZ Labour Party’s just-announced industrial relations agenda demonstrates a clear commitment to tackling the growing inequality in New Zealand and restore democracy to our workplaces, according to FIRST Union. The agenda features a $2 an hour boost […]

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UNEMIG: Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on UNEMIG: Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: UNEMIG: Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned A publicly disgraced Auckland hotel is still not paying their workers the minimum wage, according to the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG). Last week the Employment Relations Authority ordered Harbour Oaks hotel to pay workers Nancy and Abraham Agustin nearly […]

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Christchurch CHEP workers walk off the job again

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Christchurch CHEP workers walk off the job again

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: Christchurch CHEP workers walk off the job again Workers at Brambles-owned CHEP Christchurch have walked off the job again today to protest the employer’s refusal to negotiate an improved pay offer, according to FIRST Union. The workers went on a 24-hour strike earlier this month, and the […]

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Christchurch Chep workers strike for national pay parity

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Christchurch Chep workers strike for national pay parity

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: Christchurch Chep workers strike for national pay parity Workers at the Chep pallet plant in Christchurch are going on strike on Thursday 10 July, demanding pay parity with Chep’s Wiri pallet plant in Auckland, according to FIRST Union, the union for workers in the transport and logistics […]

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Bullet Freight workers laid-off

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Bullet Freight workers laid-off

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: Bullet Freight workers laid-off An estimated 200 employees of Bullet Freight Systems lost their jobs yesterday following the company going into receivership last Friday evening (4 July), according to FIRST Union. Bullet Freight Systems is a nationwide logistics company with depots in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim, […]

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Hamilton businesses let down redundant Huttons workers: 40 still without work

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  First Union, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Hamilton businesses let down redundant Huttons workers: 40 still without work

MIL OSI – Source: First Union – Headline: Hamilton businesses let down redundant Huttons workers: 40 still without work Hamilton businesses have let down the 125 Huttons workers who were made redundant at the end of March this year according their union, FIRST Union. “After the closure of the Huttons site FIRST Union funded a […]

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