Employment Headlines

Airline of the Year awards recognise Air NZ workers

Press Release – E tu

E t, the union for aviation workers, is celebrating Air New Zealand winning Airline of the Year in both the domestic and international categories of the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards on Monday night. Read more »

Another Week, Another Corporate Welfare Jolly

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to Steven Joyces latest announcement of recipients of taxpayer-funded corporate welfare , Taxpayers Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: Read more »

Taking on FMCG talent gap challenges

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

The FMCG industry is suffering from a talent gap in marketing as skilled people are drawn overseas to where the big budgets are. Read more »

Wage gap remains at Foodstuffs stores in Nelson

Press Release – First Union

More than six months after the union representing retail workers started recruiting members at New World Nelson and Pakn Save Richmond, the local owners of the two supermarket giants are digging their heels in and refusing to negotiate fair pay … Read more »

Jetstar workers out of pocket

Press Release – E tu

About 300 Jetstar employees are out of pocket as a technical issue has interrupted Jetstars payroll system. Read more »

Student loans are contributing to growing inequality

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Statistics New Zealand released data today showing that the top ten percent of households now own over half of the countrys total wealth. Read more »

M2PP Expressway supports iwi employment opportunity

Press Release – NZTA

A group of nine Mori from the Kpiti Coast are entering into exciting career prospects on the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway project, thanks to a successful employment partnership between the projects main landscaping subcontractor Natural Habitats, … Read more »

Greens to table Easter trading hours petition

Press Release – Green Party

Parliament must listen to the thousands of people who have signed a Council of Trade Unions (CTU) petition calling for Easter Sunday to remain one of the few days people are guaranteed leave to spend time with their families, the Green Party said today. Read more »

E Tu pushes for pay rise, health & safety representation

Article – BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – E Tu, created through the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and the Service and Food Workers Union, is pushing for a pay rise and more worker representation on health and safety in its biggest and oldest … Read more »

Talks begin today on key Metals Agreement

Press Release – E tu

The Agreement, or Metals as it is known, is E ts oldest and biggest manufacturing industry agreement and covers more than 600 workers across more than 80 employers. Read more »

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