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Westpac closes 19 branches

Date of Release: 
27/09/2016

National organiser for the finance sector Tali Williams spoke to John Campbell on RNZ Checkpoint. 

Is Facebook being used to illegally recruit migrant workers?

Date of Release: 
27/09/2016

Union Network of Migrants co-ordinator Dennis Maga spoke with RNZ's Morning Report about attempts to lure migrant workers to the country via Facebook.

Working people aren't lazy

Date of Release: 
12/09/2016

General Secretary Robert Reid appeared on RadioLive to set the record straight after Prime Minister John Key told media that New Zealand needs high migration because local workers are too lazy or on drugs. 

Pan Pac kiln exposed on TV3

Date of Release: 
05/09/2016

The dangerous kiln at Pan Pac Mill outside of Napier has been exposed on TV3's Story programme. Union members at the Mill are on a health and safety strike, meaning they will refuse to operate the kiln. 

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. 

Sign the petition to tell Simon Power this is unacceptable.

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