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Transport & Logistics

T&LOver 8,000 workers in road transport, stores, warehousing and logistics come together in the Transport & Logistics sector of FIRST Union.

We have Industry Councils which drive the work of our union in Transport & Logistics

Karl Andersen is the Secretary of FIRST Union's Transport & Logistics sector.

Transport & Logistics Workers FIRST!

Check out the latest news below from our transport and logistics workers:

50 Years Strong , 100% Union

Article Date: 
Friday, April 4, 2014
Workers at New Zealands only oil refinery are celebrating 50 years since the gates first opened in 1964. The site has had 100% union membership from day one.

Sad day for 120 Hamilton food manufacturing workers

Date of Release: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tomorrow is a sad day for 120 Huttons workers in Hamilton who will have their last day at work.

Transpacific sale not all good news for workers

Date of Release: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The sale of Transpacific Industries Group’s New Zealand assets has come at a cost to some of its workers who are being made redundant, FIRST Union said today.

Goodman Fielder Confirms Hamilton Closure and 125 Job losses: Alternative Bid Rejected

Date of Release: 
Monday, February 10, 2014

Goodman Fielder this morning confirmed the closure of its Hamilton Huttons / Kiwi Bacon factory with the loss of some 125 jobs according to FIRST Union which represents 96 of the workers.

Waikato food manufacturing workers shocked at today’s announcement

Date of Release: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The proposed closure of a Waikato food manufacturing facility has come as a shock and a surprise to workers and is being driven from Australia, the workers’ union says.


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