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Westpac branch closures

Communities fight back over Westpac proposal

Date of Release: 
05/09/2016

Tali Williams spoke with Willie Jackson on RadioLive about communities and workers pushing back against Westpac's proposal to close 19 branches across the country and put up to 70 people out of work. 

 

Don't close branches and sack workers!

Date of Release: 
05/09/2016

Westpac is consulting on a proposal that could see 19 branches shut and 70 people put out of work. 

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Ranfurly community to rally in support of Westpac workers

Date of Release: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Ranfurly community will take a stand tomorrow afternoon against Westpac’s proposal to shut the town’s only bank.

“Westpac is consulting on a proposal to close 19 bank branches across the country, including the branch in Ranfurly,” said FIRST Union organiser Ken Young.

Staff submissions were submitted to Westpac on Wednesday. The bank is refusing to take community submissions.

“The Ranfurly community is going to send a message to Westpac and its management team. Small communities like Ranfurly need their bank branch.”

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