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Redundancies will hit Transpacific workers hard

Article Date: 
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Redundancies are hitting the waste and recycle industry, with job losses at Transpacific’s recycling plant in Lower Hutt.

Transpacific sale not all good news for workers

Date of Release: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The sale of Transpacific Industries Group’s New Zealand assets has come at a cost to some of its workers who are being made redundant, FIRST Union said today.

Transpacific sale opportunity to lift status and pay for workers

Date of Release: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The New Zealand sale of Transpacific Industries provides an opportunity to lift the status of work and the pay at one of the waste industry’s biggest operators, FIRST Union said today.

Transpacific workers in Auckland and Wellington join strike action

Date of Release: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Waste and recycle workers at Transpacific Industries in Auckland and Wellington are joining their Gisborne counterparts in taking industrial action for a decent wage.

Transpacific workers strike over low wage offer

Date of Release: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Waste and recycle workers at Transpacific Industries in Gisborne are this morning starting a two day strike in support of a poor wage offer that keeps workers on much lower wages than their Auckland and Wellington counterparts.

$15 minimum at Transpacific

Article Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Despite toiling in a dirty and difficult environment, workers at Transpacific Industries recycling plants in Auckland and Wellington were among the poorest paid in the union.

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