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Communities fight back over Westpac proposal

Date of Release: 
05/09/2016

Tali Williams spoke with Willie Jackson on RadioLive about communities and workers pushing back against Westpac's proposal to close 19 branches across the country and put up to 70 people out of work. 

 

Pan Pac kiln exposed on TV3

Date of Release: 
05/09/2016

The dangerous kiln at Pan Pac Mill outside of Napier has been exposed on TV3's Story programme. Union members at the Mill are on a health and safety strike, meaning they will refuse to operate the kiln. 

TPPA + RCEP = Double Trouble

Date of Release: 
10/06/2016

Prominent TPPA opponents Jane Kelsey and Barry Coates will be joined by former UN official Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram to talk about the next steps in the TPPA process and the new, rather ominous sounding, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

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Samoa First Union enlists international support

Date of Release: 
10/06/2016

Samoa First Union is going from strength to strength, organising and educating workers with help from international unions. 

Robert Reid on Q+A

Date of Release: 
05/06/2016

Our General Secretary Robert Reid appeared on Q+A to talk immigration and the new agreement between Labour and the Greens. 

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