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Drivers getting raw deal from big oil and logistics players in the North

Date of Release: 
Friday, May 2, 2014

Despite their already low pay, a group of Northland petroleum tanker drivers are getting little recognition of the value of their work, and in some cases may even be pressured to work in breach of land transport rules.

Toll Petroleum drivers’ strike threatens Northland fuel supply

Date of Release: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Northland BP and GAS customers can expect disruptions to fuel supplies as workers at Toll Carriers in Whangarei have today started an indefinite strike in an attempt to secure better pay and conditions.

Hosking Haulage drivers join FIRST

Article Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The drivers at Rotorua based Hosking Haulage have just negoitiated their first collective agreement.

Packaging products goes union

Article Date: 
Sunday, September 1, 2013

Finding out one of their popular workmates had been laid off led workers at Lower Hutt company Packaging Products to join the union.

Foodstuffs DC settlement

Article Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2013

A new Foodstuffs Auckland Distribution Centre agreement has been reached.

Joining up pays off at Cardinal Logistics

Article Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013

Joining FIRST Union has paid off for the more than 50 workers who have signed up at Cardinal Logistics in Mangere over the last few months.

Newstalk ZB covers Kuehne & Nagel strike

Date of Release: 
09/08/2013

Newstalk ZB news covered the strike on Friday of FIRST Union members who work for Kuehne + Nagel.

RadioLIVE covers Kuehne & Nagel strike

Date of Release: 
09/08/2013

RadioLIVE news covered the strike on Friday of FIRST Union members who work for Kuehne + Nagel.

Size isn’t everything when it comes to union power

Article Date: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Six workers might not seem like enough to make an impact on a business’s operations through industrial action but the union members at Onehunga’s Crane Distribution can tell you otherwise.

Foodstuffs merger opportunity to improve workplace relations and lift poverty wages

Date of Release: 
Friday, February 8, 2013

A potential merger of the two North Island Foodstuffs cooperatives should be used as an opportunity to improve workplace relations and lift their very low wages, the union for workers at the company says.

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