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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.

70 ANZ call centre jobs in Wellington hints at a jobs merry-go-round

Article Date: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Less than a month after announcing half-yearly profits of a whopping $655 million, ANZ have announced they are moving 70 call centre jobs from Melbourne to Wellington.

Child poverty a stain on NZ's record - Amnesty

Article Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2013

New Zealand has come under fire for the high levels of child poverty in our country, in Amnesty International's Annual Report 2013.

Pak n Save workers speak out against youth rates

Article Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Pak n Save workers were the first to speak up against the new youth rates law which came into force today.


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