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Unions Wellington condemns blackmail of bus drivers

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Unions Wellington condemns blackmail of bus drivers

The Bus and Coach Association (BCA) is threatening to cancel thousands of services, in retaliation against changes to the Employment Relations Act which require employers to give bus drivers toilet and meal breaks. The BCA is demanding an exemption from government to the law changes, which come into effect on May 8. Unions Wellington Convenor […]

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Unions Wellington: students on strike are fighting for all of us

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Wellington Local Affiliates Council of the New Zealand trade union movement offers its full support to school students walking out of class on Friday 15 March. Schools across the country are expected to be affected by the strike, which calls on the government to take more urgent action in curbing carbon emissions and reducing […]

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Wellington supports the bus drivers – Unions Wellington

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Wellington supports the bus drivers – Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Hundreds of people are expected to rally in Cuba Mallat noon on Labour Day, protesting the destruction of our once proud public transport system by the Regional Council and Tranzit, and in solidarity with the pending bus […]

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Striking workers receive overwhelming public support – Unions Wellington

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

Striking Rail & Maritime Transport Union workers receive overwhelming public support Since news of strike action on Wellington’s trains went public last night, there has been an outpouring of support for rail workers from commuters. The local union affiliates council, Unions Wellington, put out an appeal for solidarity last night at 6:30pm. The response was […]

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