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The Govt has the power to avert potential strike action

Press Release – NZEI

The Government has the power to avert further potential strike action if it improves its collective agreement offers to primary teachers and principals. Read more »

Bus & Coach Association NZ – Statement

Press Release – Bus and Coach Association

It is unfortunate the media coverage has so far only told one side of the story about Wellington bus driver conditions. One of the new operators of the Wellington urban routes, Tranzurban has actually improved the wages of many of drivers when compared … Read more »

Major stationery provider agrees to talks

Press Release – First Union

Yet another company has returned to the negotiation table following strike action taken by working people, the latest of which is one of New Zealands major stationery brands; Winc New Zealand. Read more »

Go Bus forces members to strike to hold meeting

Press Release – First Union

Over 100 bus drivers in the Waikato region had to take strike action today in order to meet to discuss the wage negotiations. Their employer, Go Bus, denied the drivers time away from work to meet regarding facilitated negotiations in Auckland despite … Read more »

Greater Wellington Offers Facilitation

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council met today regarding the GWRC contracts with public transport operators, urging all parties to seek agreement regarding collective employment agreements. Read more »

Mental health and public health nurses to vote on pay offer

Press Release – Public Service Association

Around 3500 DHB mental health nurses, public health nurses, and mental health support workers are preparing to vote on a new pay offer this month. Read more »

Chapman Tripp advises Gas Services NZ on $200M deal

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp has advised Gas Services NZ on the $200m acquisition of the Ahuroa Gas Storage Facility from Contact Energy, in a deal completed on Monday. The Ahuroa Gas Storage Facility is an underground natural gas storage facility situated in Taranaki, … Read more »

Furch Guitars Set to Enter the New Zealand Market in 2019

Press Release – Furch Guitars

Negotiations with interested guitar distributors in New Zealand will be conducted between now and December of this year. Read more »

Extra funding secured for 9000 allied health PSA members

Press Release – Public Service Association

Around 9000 allied, public health, and technical PSA members employed at DHBs around the country will be voting soon on whether to accept a significant new pay settlement. Read more »

Secondary teachers reject government’s offer

Press Release – PPTA

Today at the PPTA annual conference, delegates representating over 17,000 secondary teachers expressed strong concerns about the impact on secondary teacher recruitment and retention if the government doesnt make significant improvments to their offer. Read more »

Go Bus Says Passengers’ Being Needlessly Inconvenienced

Press Release – Go Bus

Go Bus says that it is disappointed that Hamilton bus passengers are once again being inconvenienced by industrial action, with a short-notice strike to run between 10am and 12.30pm on Wednesday the 3rd of October (tomorrow). Read more »

Strike action tomorrow disrupts Hamilton bus passengers

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Strike action tomorrow disrupts Hamilton bus passengers Hamilton bus services will be disrupted during the day tomorrow due to industrial action by bus drivers. First Union members have given notice to Go Bus Transport that they will strike from 9.30am … Read more »

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