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Nationwide ‘Day of Action’ throughout NZ this weekend

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Nationwide ‘Day of Action’ throughout NZ this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Nationwide ‘Day of Action’ throughout NZ this weekend NATION-WIDE ‘DAY OF ACTION’ AGAINST ISRAEL’S WAR ON GAZA & FOR FREE PALESTINE THIS SATURDAY 16 AUGUST Here are the FaceBook Events pages for each of the cities where activities are planned. As more details are confirmed, we will […]

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Nominations Now Open For 2014 Roger Award

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Nominations Now Open For 2014 Roger Award

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Nominations Now Open For 2014 Roger Award The Roger Award is for The Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 2014 Here is the link to the 2014 Roger Award online nomination form (the first time we’ve ever had an online one): http://canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz/community/CAFCA/roger-award-2014-form.html You can also […]

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Peace Like Mine – take action to support peace in Palestine and Israel.

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Peace Like Mine – take action to support peace in Palestine and Israel.

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Peace Like Mine – take action to support peace in Palestine and Israel. MESSAGE FROM HELEN KELLY, PRESIDENT NZ COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS Dear Union Member Workers and their families in Gaza need our support right now to stop the war that is killing them and their […]

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End Child Poverty Hikoi – Volunteers Needed!

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on End Child Poverty Hikoi – Volunteers Needed!

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: End Child Poverty Hikoi – Volunteers Needed! End Child Poverty Hikoi: Volunteers Needed! Mobilise 6 September * Britomart 11am * Auckland Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/701747049875274/ Hi CPAG supporters! In the run up to election, CPAG is organising a Hikoi for Children on Saturday 6 September from Britomart […]

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$2 an hour minimum wage rise promised

By   /  August 4, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on $2 an hour minimum wage rise promised

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: $2 an hour minimum wage rise promised Labour policy starts to be a bit different As a union we are very keen to have a Labour-led government established that can take steps to help lift workers’ wages and improve their living standards more broadly. This week’s policy […]

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Auckland TPPA picket tomorrow

By   /  August 4, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Auckland TPPA picket tomorrow

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Auckland TPPA picket tomorrow 4 Aug Tomorrow afternoon Trade Minister Tim Groser is giving an update on the TPPA negotiations. It’s a paid event for the US and Canadian business community, where he will be trying to explain to business leaders why it is taking so long […]

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NZ protest events this weekend

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on NZ protest events this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: NZ protest events this weekend Recent huge Auckland march against Israel’s war on Gaza. WHANGAREI: Candlelight Peace vigil from 5.30pm to 7.30pm Friday 1 August. The Community Arts Centre – Whangarei Old Library Building 7 Rust Avenue, Whangarei, Northland EVENTS PAGE LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/493887867413522/   AUCKLAND: Auckland Rally […]

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US Fast-Food Workers Intensify Fight for $15 an Hour

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on US Fast-Food Workers Intensify Fight for $15 an Hour

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: US Fast-Food Workers Intensify Fight for $15 an Hour From The New York Times By STEVEN GREENHOUSEJULY 27, 2014 ADDISON, Ill. — As labor gatherings go, this one was highly unusual — 68 workers arrived on charter buses from St. Louis, 100 from New York City and […]

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The Global Labour Institute International Summer School

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on The Global Labour Institute International Summer School

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: The Global Labour Institute International Summer School Dear friends I am writing to tell you about the Global Labour Institute International Summer School. It’s an annual event held in Barnsley, England, that brings together trade union activists from across the world to talk about the most pressing […]

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Labour promises $2 boost in minimum wage

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  2 Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Labour promises $2 boost in minimum wage Labour leader David Cinliffe From the New Zealand Herald By Derek Cheng Wednesday July 30, 2014 A $2-an-hour boost to the minimum wage, scrapping the 90-day work trial, and a Commission of Inquiry to set industry standards are part of […]

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Message from CTU President Helen Kelly

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Message from CTU President Helen Kelly

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Message from CTU President Helen Kelly Dear MikeThere’s only 43 days until September 3, when voting in the General Election starts. The last day to vote is September 20.Thanks heaps for signing up to support the Get Out and Vote campaign. It’s so important people turn out […]

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Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages An Auckland hotel has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay nearly $80,000 in outstanding wages to two employees. Filipino couple Abraham and Nancy Agustin were employed at Auckland Harbour Oaks, and alleged the hotel had underpaid […]

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Cafe chef awarded $50,000 for unfair dismissal

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Cafe chef awarded $50,000 for unfair dismissal

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Cafe chef awarded $50,000 for unfair dismissal A former chef at an Auckland cafe has been awarded more than $50,000 in unpaid wages and compensation for unjustified dismissal. The Employment Relations Authority was told by Lin Zhang that she had been employed by Tan Pacific at its […]

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Casino workers fight outsourcing – picket 1-3pm Friday

By   /  July 20, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Casino workers fight outsourcing – picket 1-3pm Friday

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: Casino workers fight outsourcing – picket 1-3pm Friday 17 Jul On Friday the 18th of July, Unite will be picketing SkyCity Casino urging them not to outsource the Cleaning Services department. This proposal will affect almost 100 workers, some with more than 10 years loyal service at […]

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#PIZZAHURT! Rally for fair redundancy pay for Pizza Hut workers 3.30pm Thursday

By   /  July 20, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on #PIZZAHURT! Rally for fair redundancy pay for Pizza Hut workers 3.30pm Thursday

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: #PIZZAHURT! Rally for fair redundancy pay for Pizza Hut workers 3.30pm Thursday RALLY FOR JUSTICE FOR THE PIZZA HUT CALL CENTRE WORKERS We deserve fair redundancy pay. 330pm, 666 Great South Road, Penrose. For further info contact Malcolm Scott, Unite Delegate 021 177 8493 or Joe Carolan, Unite Union […]

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A Push to Give Steadier Shifts to Part-Timers

By   /  July 20, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on A Push to Give Steadier Shifts to Part-Timers

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: A Push to Give Steadier Shifts to Part-Timers Reprinted from the New York Times By STEVEN GREENHOUSEJULY 15, 2014 Sharlene Santos says she and other workers at a Zara store got two days’ notice of their shifts, ranging from 16 to 24 hours a week. The company […]

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