Redundancies are hitting the waste and recycle industry, with job losses at Transpacific’s recycling plant in Lower Hutt.
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.
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.
Waste and recycle workers at Transpacific Industries in Auckland and Wellington are joining their Gisborne counterparts in taking industrial action for a decent wage.
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.
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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