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Hamilton Bus Passengers’ Pawns in Union’s National Action

Press Release – Go Bus

Go Bus says that Hamilton bus passengers are being needlessly inconvenienced as the regions urban bus services are affected by national strike action between 5am and 9am Tuesday 23rd of October (tomorrow). Read more »

Wellington bus customers face potential disruption

Press Release – Metlink

Wellington, Hutt Valley and Porirua bus customers could face disruption to their travel from Tuesday (October 23) due to a strike by members of the Tramways Union employed by bus operator Tranzurban. Read more »

Lightning strike at Ministry of Justice

Press Release – Public Service Association

A lightning strike is being actioned by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice sites at Manukau, Papakura, and Waitakere district courts this afternoon. Read more »

Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today

Press Release – E tu

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. Read more »

Oil Free Wellington supports bus strike action

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington wants to extend its public support for the Wellington bus drivers’ strike action and its solidarity to workers and the Tramways Union. Read more »

Wellington supports the bus drivers

Press Release – Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Read more »

More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice

Press Release – Public Service Association

After one month of rolling industrial action, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are now voting on whether or not to take further industrial action after their long running talks to reach a new collective agreement hit another stalemate. Read more »

Midwives Skills Unrecognised in DHBs Offer

Press Release – MERAS

More than 1100 midwives directly employed by DHBs will start voting on an offer from the DHBs today (Friday, 19 October). The ballot will close on Monday, 5 November. Read more »

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday. Read more »

NZNO supports NZEI, says urgent negotiations should continue

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Educational Institutes (NZEIs) strong stand over pay that may result in regional primary school teacher strikes in November. However, it is encouraging all parties to resolve … Read more »

Film Industry Working Group report welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Film Industry Working Group has reported back today, providing recommendations on restoring collective bargaining rights to film production workers, says the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway. Read more »

Working Group produces tripartite recommended model

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff was pleased to have announced today a working model for moving forward with better employment laws for those in the film and screen industry. Mr Wagstaff, who was a member of the Film Industry … Read more »

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