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Union Fairness at Work issues-based campaign to continue says CTU
Posted On: Thursday, 27 November 2008
The Council of Trade Unions’ Fairness at Work political campaign will continue, a national meeting of the union movement in Wellington has decided today. “Unions will continue the ‘Fairness at Work’ campaign’s... more...

Govt should consider minimum redundancy standards - CTU
Posted On: Tuesday, 25 November 2008
"The new government should keep alive a proposal on guaranteed redundancy payments for workers," Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly said today. The government is currently working on a transition package for workers affected by job... more...

New collective agreement for SKYCITY Auckland signed
Posted On: Monday, 17 November 2008
SFWU members at SKYCITY Auckland are pleased to have a new collective agreement signed, after 6 months of negotiations. The new agreement, effective from 1 October 2008 -  31 December 2010 means that members who have been working at SKYCITY... more...

Congratulations to the LHMU for launching their new website
Posted On: Monday, 10 November 2008
Congratulations to our sister union LHMU on the launch of their new website, which was launched on 7 November.   “We are all interconnected in the global fight for the rights of workers. Our successful Clean Start campaign has given... more...

Union sports day a huge success
Posted On: Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Union members in Auckland celebrated Labour Day by hosting a sports day for workers and their families in Onehunga. No'ora Samuela, one of the organisers explains "In its current format the first tournament was held last year between the NDU &... more...

Your vote counts. Who will you give it to?
Posted On: Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Saturday's election will be a close contest between worker friendly parties, and those that want to take away our work rights.  Every vote will count.  Saturday's election gives us a chance to keep the gains we've made over the last nine years that... more...

SFWU welcomes additional support funding boost for disability services
Posted On: Monday, 3 November 2008
The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota has welcomed the announcement by Minister of Health David Cunliffe of a $91.375 million disability support funding package, part of which is targeted at the improvement of wages and conditions for... more...

Wages rises needed in difficult times - CTU
Posted On: Monday, 3 November 2008
Wage statistics out today show a modest rise, but the employment figures confirm that the number of jobs in the economy is shrinking, said Peter Conway, Council of Trade Unions Economist. The Labour Cost Index shows that wages rose by... more...

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