Negotiations are back on for Primary Health Care workers and, as Hector McLachlan writes, the political aspect of these strikes is not to be underestimated.
The day before it was set to begin, strike action against St John has been called off after workers’ demands were met.
St John, registered charity and largest provider of ambulance services in the country, have backtracked on promises for pay increases. But why are medics fighting a NGO instead of the Ministry of Health? James Morgan explains.
Zebedee Schrader interviews Unions Wellington co-convenor Ben Peterson on the prospects of the union movement in NZ under the new government.
Reporter Zebedee Schrader spoke with Hospo Workers Union Chair Madds Leather regarding Wellington on a Plate: the busiest time of the year for hospitality staff in Wellington.
Last week the new Prime Minister of the ‘Cook’ Islands, Mark Brown, said that there would be a travel bubble between New Zealand and the Cook Islands by Christmas. Many … Read More
The World Federation of Trade Unions has just turned 75 years old! This piece from the Hospo Workers Union celebrates that legacy.
The WFTU has released a statement urging unions to protect workers from the infringement of rights that the mass roll-out of tele-working signifies.
Zebedee Schrader reports on urban bus drivers getting a living wage and the curious involvement of NZTA.