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FIRST Union in the News

Forestry slammed at meeting

Date of Release: 
22/06/2013

Labour, the Greens and the Mana parties are backing the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions call for an inquiry into health and safety issues in the forestry industry.

Radio NZ on Auckland restaurant underpaying staff

Date of Release: 
20/06/2013

Radio NZ News speaks with FIRST Union's UNEMIG coordinator Dennis Maga about news that labour officials are investigating an Auckland restaurant chain for underpaying its workers.

MBIE takes action after complaints

Date of Release: 
19/06/2013

The labour watchdog is taking legal action against an Auckland restaurant chain accused of paying staff as little as four dollars an hour for up to 70 hours' work a week.

Union official seeks answers after fatal truck crashes

Date of Release: 
29/05/2013
Karl Andersen, secretary of transport and logistics for the First Union, last night was seeking answers to stop truck deaths.

Kerikeri truck collision sparks call for inquiry

Date of Release: 
29/05/2013

There's a call for an inquiry into the causes of truck accidents, following another fatality in a two truck crash near Kerikeri.

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