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FIRST Union in the News

"We've had enough" - workers protest wage gap

Date of Release: 
07/03/2016

TVNZ's Megan Martin reports from Invercargill where FIRST Union members at Pak'n Save are fighting for equal pay with their colleagues in unionised North Island supermarkets.  

Health and safety strike at Pan Pac

Date of Release: 
03/03/2016

Workers have issued a strike notice over the kiln due to health and safety concerns.

Workers at Pan Pac Mill in the Hawkes Bay are on strike after four workers were hospitalised. 

"We still have starvation wages in New Zealand"

Date of Release: 
03/03/2016

General Secretary Robert Reid tells Newstalk ZB that the government's $0.50 minimum wage increase was a "missed opportunity". 

Karl Andersen on double crewing all ambulances

Date of Release: 
29/02/2016

Double crewing ambulances saves lives, as Transport and Logistics Secretary Karl Andersen explains to the New Zealand Herald. 

Karl Andersen on the Auckland bus drivers' strike

Date of Release: 
19/02/2016

Karl Andersen, our Transport and Logistics Secretary, appeared on the Paul Henry Show to explain why bus drivers are striking across Auckland - and why much of the blame can be sheeted home to Auckland Transport. 

 

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