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ANZ Career Training and Past Employee Care Funds

In June 2009, Finsec negotiated a major financial support package for staff who lose their job as a result of offshoring in ANZ National bank. Union representatives from sites affected by offshoring put the idea of a training fund to the bank, and the final package is a direct result of Finsec members work.

Up to $10,000 will be made available per person to fund training courses and a grant of up to $15,000 will be available per person in a hardship fund for ex staff members who are struggling to make ends meet.  The hardship fund is open to any staff member made redundant, not just those who lose their job as a result of offfshoring.

The latest ANZ Quarterly forum report-back to members - which summarises key issues FIRST Union members asked their national representatives to discuss with senior management at ANZ - was emailed to all members on 18 March 2016.  If you did not receive this report please email to receive a copy.

See the "News from Where I Work" column at the right of this page for our latest ANZ National Updates.

To join FIRST Union, click here, or email us here.

For all inquiries, or for advice on employment issues, you can phone 0800 TO FIRST (0800 863 477) or email our Support Centre.

View the current collective agreement here, expiry 31/7/2016

ANZ National Bank Elected Union Council contacts - you can email a councillor by clicking on their name.


Graham Lee (Chair)Huapai, Auckland
David BrownANZ LSC, Auckland
Nola MackenMt Eden, Auckland
Hamish BarnhillPenrose CC
Michelle CubittTakapuna
Angela CribbANZ Direct Wgtn
Ali CarlineANZ NZCC Wgtn
Ruby ZamberiAkaroa


News From Where I Work


ANZ Union member survey – please respond as soon as possible but no later than 23 November.


The union has been fielding calls from some ANZ members reporting that the bank is requesting that they prove their union membership before their back pay and pay rise can be applied.


Following facilitated bargaining with ANZ, we now have a settlement offer to bring out to ANZ members to vote on.


Dates secured for facilitated bargaining!


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