Business Scoop


Multiple strike days planned for five weeks

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

With the news today area schools have planned to join next weeks mega-strike, there will be another 2300 teachers on the streets causing further disruption to parents and students, Nationals Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

Area school teachers vote to strike on 29 May

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Teachers in area schools and wharekura have voted overwhelmingly to strike on Wednesday 29 May alongside their primary and secondary colleagues. Read more »

Voting begins on deal to end Auckland rail dispute

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail maintenance workers suspended for striking by employer CAF NZ will vote on a deal that could end the dispute. Read more »

Access Community Health Returning to the bargaining table

Press Release – Public Service Association

The PSA and E t bargaining team are hopeful for an improved offer from Access Community Health as they resume mediation today, following a week of nationwide strike actions by Access coordinators, administration, and call centre workers. Read more »

ITF condemns suspension of union members in Auckland

Press Release – International Transport Workers Federation

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) strongly condemns the 30-day suspension without pay of union members by the Spanish employer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) in Auckland, New Zealand. Read more »

PM and Minister of Finance need to help resolve strikes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister and Finance Minister need to step in and help Education Minister Chris Hipkins by providing a circuit breaker to resolve the strikes, Nationals Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

Strike three Monday for IDEA Services workers

Press Release – E tu Union

IDEA Services support and administration workers will be striking for a third time on Monday, 20 May, between 3.30pm and 4.40pm. Read more »

KFC, Carl’s Jr and Pizza Hut workers to strike this weekend

Press Release – Unite Union

KFC is off the menu this weekend as hundreds of Fast Food workers employed by Restaurant Brands and members of Unite Union take strike action this weekend. Read more »

Auckland rail workers suspended; an employer trend?

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard is calling on Auckland Transport, part of Auckland Council to intervene, and “remove the suspensions which are preventing the people who keep Aucklands trains safe, from doing their work.” Read more »

Negotiation the best way forward say secondary teachers

Press Release – PPTA

We are disappointed that the Ministry of Education has rejected the PPTAs offer to return to the negotiating table or go back to mediation. Read more »

Healthcare group again suspend low-paid workers

Press Release – Public Service Association

Access Community Health has suspended workers without pay for a second time this week, in response to low-level industrial action by union members. The move comes ahead of a full day of strike action planned for Friday. Read more »

Access Community Health suspend lowest paid workers

Press Release – Public Service Association

Access Community Health have suspended low-paid call centre workers and coordinators for engaging in partial strike action. Read more »

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