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No more Pak n Slaves

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

FIRST Union members in several Pak’nSave stores have had to stand firm to improve on nil pay offers and fight off determined efforts to reduce their conditions of employment.

Union stalwart retires

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

FIRST Union Operations Manager Jennifer Francis has retired after many years of faithful work for the union.

Deal at NZ Couriers

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

The collective agreement at New Zealand Couriers has been settled for a two year term with a 3 per cent increase the first year and 2.8 per cent for the second.

Improvement for casuals at Kmart

Article Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Concerns over the high use of casual workers at Kmart have been addressed at collective bargaining through the introduction of a new role – that of a permanent part time flexi worker who has no fixed hours but is guaranteed no less than two five hour shifts per week.

Foodstuffs DC settlement

Article Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2013

A new Foodstuffs Auckland Distribution Centre agreement has been reached.

Contact Energy Rockgas workers take message to National MP

Article Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Auckland Rockgas workers staged a noisy picket outside National MP Jami-Lee Ross' office yesterday.

UNEMIG leads the debate on migrant work rights changes

Article Date: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

FIRST Union's migrant workers organiser Dennis Maga has led the public response over the past few days around the Government finally moving to address the gross exploitation of migrant workers in New Zealand.

Government reducing our work rights

Article Date: 
Sunday, June 9, 2013

The government this week introduced changes to employment law that will weaken the work rights for many workers, especially those without access to unions right now.

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