UNION NEWS WEEK ENDING MAY 11, 2012

11 May

AFFCO LOCKOUT

Harawira calls for ‘Talley-ban’http://www.3news.co.nz/Harawira-calls-for-Talley-ban/tabid/421/articleID/253718/Default.aspx

Help Talley’s Affco Workershttp://www.mwu.org.nz/helptalleysaffcoworkers/

Facilitation, Talley’s Mansion visit and Marchhttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00098/facilitation-talleys-mansion-visit-and-march.htm

Lockout Newsletter, Day 66: All in or all out, facilitation grantedhttp://www.mwu.org.nz/2012/05/04/lockout-newsletter-day-66-all-in-or-all-out-facilitation-granted/

Ngapuhi Leader Concerned With Lock Out Tactics: Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhihttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00077/ngapuhi-leader-concerned-with-lock-out-tactics.htm

Militant tactics needed now in AFFCO disputehttp://socialistaotearoa.blogspot.co.nz/2012/05/militant-tactics-needed-now-in-affco.html

Hard times in Wairoahttp://m.hawkesbaytoday.co.nz/news/hard-times-in-wairoa/1363591/

Iwi stand up for AFFCO workershttp://www.waatea603am.co.nz/news/2012/may/iwi-stand-up-for-affco-workers

Talley rebuffs workers’ rallyhttp://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/6883859/Talley-rebuffs-workers-rally

WORKRIGHTS IN NZ

Council moves to make Ports of Auckland a good employer welcomed http://www.munz.org.nz/2012/05/02/council-moves-to-make-ports-of-auckland-a-good-employer-welcomed/

Protests mark May Day in Aotea Squarehttp://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/6839577/Protests-mark-May-Day-in-Aotea-Square

The Union Report with Industrial Services Manager NZNO Cee Payne & commentator Mike Williams: Topics are Issue 1 – It’s International Nurses day on the 12th, what are the challenges facing nursing and why is the NZNO concerned with social justice? Issue 2 – Does the u-turn at MFAT show other public servants how to resist cutbacks? Is 150 job losses a victory? Issue 3 – The Hikoi against asset sales arrives in Wellington – how does privatization impact workers?

Care Workers’ Payhttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00157/care-workers-pay.htm

Unions will need secret ballot before strikes under new billhttp://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=10804703

Work stoppages hit record low http://www.3news.co.nz/Work-stoppages-hit-record-low/tabid/421/articleID/253668/Default.aspx

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