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FIRST Union in the News

Maxine Gay on Easter trading

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The government wants shops to open on Easter Sunday, but isn't family time more important? 

Robert Reid on the future of work

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Robert Reid appeared on Waatea 5th Estate with Labour MP David Parker and Green MP Denise Roche to discuss the future of work.

Bunnings under fire for using volunteer labour

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John Campbell spoke with Retail and Finance Secretary Maxine Gay about the ethics of paying volunteers less than the minimum wage to do work that workers usually perform. Bunnings Lyall Bay has been guilty of doing just that. 

"Bunnings workers suspended over apron actions"

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After Bunnings workers were suspended from work for removing their branded aprons in a small scale strike, John Campebll from Checkpoint went out to the Mt Roskill store to speak with some of the workers affected. 

"Are unions winning?"

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FIRST Union president Syd Keepa appeared on Waatea 5th Estate to answer the question: are unions winning? 


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