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"We still have starvation wages in New Zealand"

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General Secretary Robert Reid tells Newstalk ZB that the government's $0.50 minimum wage increase was a "missed opportunity". 

Newstalk ZB covers Kuehne & Nagel strike

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Newstalk ZB news covered the strike on Friday of FIRST Union members who work for Kuehne + Nagel.

Kerikeri truck collision sparks call for inquiry

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There's a call for an inquiry into the causes of truck accidents, following another fatality in a two truck crash near Kerikeri.

Truck drivers need protection

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The truck drivers union is calling for tougher laws to protect drivers.

Calls for enforcement of exploitation laws

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There are calls for tougher enforcement and penalties for employers who exploit migrant workers.

Call to protect truckies from fatigue

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There's a call for the Government to follow Australia's lead in protecting truck drivers from fatigue.

50 Foodstuffs truck drivers lose jobs

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Fifty truck drivers at Foodstuffs, the operators of supermarket chains Pak'nSave and New World, have lost their jobs.

NZ going through unemployment crisis - unions

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The country's going through an unemployment crisis, according to workers' unions.

Fletcher Building union workers walk off site in protest

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First Union workers at Fletcher Buildingâ s Crane Distribution site in Onehunga have walked off the job in a bid for higher pay.

Workers reminded of threat to their rights

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One of the country's main unions is using Labour Day to remind workers of the threat to some of their rights.


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