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Thousands speak out against employment law reform

Article Date: 
Friday, August 30, 2013

Tens of thousands of union members have spoken out in recent weeks against the government’s proposals to cut away at our rights at work.

Stop work meetings 2013

Article Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

4,969 FIRST Union members attended one of our 47 annual members meetings across the country over July and August.

Forest safety in the spotlight again

3rd Degree TV3
Article Date: 
Thursday, July 4, 2013

Forest safety is in the spotlight again thanks to an investigation last night by TV3's 3rd Degree progamme.

No more Pak n Slaves

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

FIRST Union members in several Pak’nSave stores have had to stand firm to improve on nil pay offers and fight off determined efforts to reduce their conditions of employment.

Union stalwart retires

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

FIRST Union Operations Manager Jennifer Francis has retired after many years of faithful work for the union.

Deal at NZ Couriers

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

The collective agreement at New Zealand Couriers has been settled for a two year term with a 3 per cent increase the first year and 2.8 per cent for the second.

Taking the union to the people

Article Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013

When the CTU Runanga held its quarterly meeting in Gisborne in May this year it was all over the local news.

Improvement for casuals at Kmart

Article Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Concerns over the high use of casual workers at Kmart have been addressed at collective bargaining through the introduction of a new role – that of a permanent part time flexi worker who has no fixed hours but is guaranteed no less than two five hour shifts per week.

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