Employment Headlines

Mana Party Using Taxpayer Funds for Election Hoardings

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Reacting to the photograph posted on the WhaleOil website of a Te Tai Tokerau electorate hoarding featuring Mana Party leader Hone Harawira, which carries the House of Representatives crest and appears to have been funded by taxpayers, Jordan Williams, Executive Director … Read more »

Manufacturing Job Losses a Disaster for Waikato Families

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling for the Government to address high unemployment in the regions. The Government is not addressing the lack of jobs, particularly in the regions. In fact, the regions have been neglected in every way by National, … Read more »

Public Money? Public Entitled to Know

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the Fairfax article that taxpayers are unable to find out the extent of disgraced MP Claudette Hauitis spending, Taxpayers Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: Read more »

TPT Group Appoints Chair and Director

Press Release – TPT Group

TPT Group Holdings has appointed Graeme Hansen as Independent Chair and Brendan Wood as Non-Executive Director. Read more »

Redundancies at Fonterra packaging facility in Waikato

Press Release – Dairy Workers Union

The Dairy Workers Union says redundancies at a Fonterra packaging plant in Waikato will come as a heavy blow to those affected and the union will be doing everything it can to support workers. Read more »

Changes to Mighty River Power leadership team

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced a realignment of its leadership team under incoming Chief Executive Fraser Whineray from 1 September as the Company prepares for the next phase of its evolution. Read more »

Reports: Aotearoa stands in solidarity with Palestine

Press Release – Fightback

Fightback supports the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as a tactic to show solidarity with Palestinian resistance. The following reports are from demonstrations over the weekend from Fightback activists and supporters. Read more »

Job losses show the dangers of relying on dairy exports

Press Release – EPMU

Todays announcement from Fonterra that up to 110 jobs will be cut at its Canpac facility in the Waikato shows the dangers of relying on dairy exports to China to sustain our economy, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. The … Read more »

Fonterra job losses a massive blow to Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The potential loss of up to 114 jobs from Fonterras Canpac plant in Hamilton is a massive blow to the Waikato region which has already lost hundreds of jobs, Labour says. Read more »

Fonterra to lay off up to 110 staff at Waikato packing plant

Article – BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, may lay off a third of its workers at the Canpac packing facility in Waikato, which it plans to focus on paediatric nutritional products. Read more »

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