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KFC, Pizza Hut and Carl’s Jr members – Do not sign RBL authorisation to deduct from money owed you

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions, Unite Union New Zealand  /  Comments Off on KFC, Pizza Hut and Carl’s Jr members – Do not sign RBL authorisation to deduct from money owed you

Source: Unite Union New Zealand KFC, Pizza Hut and Carl’s Jr members – Do not sign RBL authorisation to deduct from money owed you Restaurant Brands Ltd (RBL), is asking staff to authorise the deduction of so-called overpayments from the annual leave money they owe you. We strongly advise you NOT to do that. RBL […]

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E tū welcomes BERL Fair Pay Agreement report – E tū

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū welcomes BERL Fair Pay Agreement report – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū has welcomed the BERL independent report emphasising the role of Fair Pay Agreements in making lives better for Kiwi workers. E tū Assistant National Secretary Annie Newman says the findings aren’t a surprise, as New Zealand is in the minority of OECD countries that don’t have industry bargaining in the […]

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E tū welcomes BERL Fair Pay Agreement report – E tū

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū welcomes BERL Fair Pay Agreement report – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū has welcomed the BERL independent report emphasising the role of Fair Pay Agreements in making lives better for Kiwi workers. E tū Assistant National Secretary Annie Newman says the findings aren’t a surprise, as New Zealand is in the minority of OECD countries that don’t have industry bargaining in the […]

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New generation of inspectors meets the next generation of builders

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on New generation of inspectors meets the next generation of builders

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 25 June 2019 Our new cohort of trainee health and safety inspectors recently had the opportunity to present to WelTec’s building and construction apprentices at the Wellington campus. Photo credit: Whitireia and WelTec WelTec invited our trainee inspectors to visit the campus to deliver a range of toolbox talks about what […]

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Fair Pay Agreements will make working life better for all Kiwis

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Unions  /  Comments Off on Fair Pay Agreements will make working life better for all Kiwis

Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fair Pay Agreements will make working life better for all Kiwis The Council of Trade Unions has today released an independent report conducted by economic research company BERL into the validity of sector bargaining. And the findings are clear – there is no economic reason […]

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New International Convention focused on making workplaces free from violence and harassment

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment Law, FifthEstate1, Health & Safety, Human Rights, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on New International Convention focused on making workplaces free from violence and harassment

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU An historic international agreement by unions, employers and governments was forged last week in Geneva at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with a new international Convention passed to eliminate violence and harassment at work. The passing of this ILO Convention demonstrates that violence and harassment for working people […]

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IDEA strike on Sunday: info for members – E tū

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on IDEA strike on Sunday: info for members – E tū

Source: Etu Union Dear IDEA members, Despite another full day of mediation on Thursday 20 June, IDEA failed to make an offer to settle your collective so Sunday’s strike starting at 9.00 am and continuing for 24 hours is on. On Tuesday 25 June we’re going to the Employment Relations Authority to argue the case that IDEA has breached […]

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Access workers begin four-day strike – E tū

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Access workers begin four-day strike – E tū

Source: Etu Union PSA and E tū members at Access Community Health have voted overwhelmingly in favour of further industrial action after their latest pay talks stalled – more than a month after members first took to the streets for better pay. The latest round of industrial action begins today across the country, with members […]

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24-hour strike at IDEA services after mediation fails – E tū

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on 24-hour strike at IDEA services after mediation fails – E tū

Source: Etu Union A 24-hour strike by E tū care and support workers employed by IDEA Services will go ahead on Sunday after eight day of failed mediation talks. The workers will walk off the job at 9am on Sunday, returning to work at 9am on Monday. Three thousand members are affected by the dispute […]

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CentrePort sentenced after fatality

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on CentrePort sentenced after fatality

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 19 June 2019 Companies cannot be complacent about working from heights, says WorkSafe, after a worker died as a result of injuries sustained in a fall at CentrePort in Wellington. CentrePort Limited was sentenced and fined $506,048 at the Wellington District Court today following the January 2017 incident at the company’s […]

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Another serious assault at Waikato DHB – E tū

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Another serious assault at Waikato DHB – E tū

Source: Etu Union A female security guard is off work and recovering after an assault at Waikato Hospital which has left her with a suspected broken nose. The assault happened on Tuesday, when the guard was called to help with a highly agitated patient who was trying to leave the hospital.  The patient lashed out, […]

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Economy steady but need to prepare for change

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Economy steady but need to prepare for change

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU “The GDP figures out this morning confirm that the economy is growing steadily and doing well compared to other OECD countries,” says Richard Wagstaff, President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions. “It is good to see that business investment is tracking up from low points in […]

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Members “blind-sided” by Sanford job cuts proposal – E tū

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Members “blind-sided” by Sanford job cuts proposal – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū says its members at Sanford’s Bluff fish-processing plant have been blind-sided by job cuts proposed by the company.  Up to 30 jobs – almost half Sanford’s Bluff workforce – could be lost if the proposal to move white-fish processing to Timaru goes ahead. E tū organiser, Anna Huffstutler says members […]

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Restaurant brands to pay back annual leave underpayments from May 2012.

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions, Unite Union New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Restaurant brands to pay back annual leave underpayments from May 2012.

Source: Unite Union New Zealand Restaurant brands to pay back annual leave underpayments from May 2012. Restaurant Brands, covering staff at KFC, Carl’s Jr, Pizza Hut and Starbucks, has agreed to pay current and former staff money owed for consistently getting annual leave entitlements wrong for many years. Anyone who worked for these brands at […]

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Changes coming for screen sector workplace relations

By   /  June 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Changes coming for screen sector workplace relations

Source: Employment New Zealand Law changes have been announced for contractors working in New Zealand’s screen sector. The changes, proposed by industry and largely supported by Government, will see contractors allowed to bargain collectively. Currently, most workers in New Zealand’s screen sector are contractors who are not entitled to employment rights, including the right to […]

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IDEA Services dispute escalates: 12-hour strike Sunday – E tū

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on IDEA Services dispute escalates: 12-hour strike Sunday – E tū

Source: Etu Union A 12 hour strike this Sunday by care and support workers at IDEA Services will go ahead after two days of failed mediation this week. The workers will be striking from 8.30am to 8.30pm. Three thousand E tū members are affected by the dispute which has been running for eight months and […]

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Employment breaches raise questions for liquor licensing

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Employment breaches raise questions for liquor licensing

Source: Employment New Zealand A business that operated liquor stores and a dairy has been ordered to pay $100,000 in penalties. In the latest in a long line of enforcement actions taken by the Labour Inspectorate, the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Shalini Limited, a business that operated liquor stores and a dairy in […]

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E tū: screen production bargaining rights welcomed – E tū

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū: screen production bargaining rights welcomed – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū welcomes the Government’s commitment to legislation which will allow film and television contractors to bargain collectively. Currently, most workers in New Zealand’s screen sector are contractors without employment rights, including the right to negotiate working conditions collectively. Workers were legally robbed of this right in 2010, after the Key Government […]

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E tū: screen production bargaining rights welcomed – E tū

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū: screen production bargaining rights welcomed – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū welcomes the Government’s commitment to legislation which will allow film and television contractors to bargain collectively. Currently, most workers in New Zealand’s screen sector are contractors without employment rights, including the right to negotiate working conditions collectively. Workers were legally robbed of this right in 2010, after the Key Government […]

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Acute demand driving deficits

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Acute demand driving deficits

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Pressuring District Health Boards to reduce their deficits will exacerbate the critical shortfall being experienced in public hospitals dealing with significant increased acute demand, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). “Health Minister David Clark acknowledges DHBs are under pressure but says he […]

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