LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

24 May

Living Wage Aotearoa New Zealand https://www.facebook.com/LivingWageAotearoaNewZealand

Living Wage campaign: ‘There’s no quality of life’ http://www.nzherald.co.nz/employment/news/article.cfm?c_id=11&objectid=10807860

Barely surviving on minimum wage https://unitenews.wordpress.com/2012/05/23/barely-surviving-on-minimum-wage/

Campbell Live Part 1: Barely surviving on minimum wage http://www.3news.co.nz/Barely-surviving-on-minimum-wage/tabid/367/articleID/255177/Default.aspx

Campbell Live Part 2: Minimum wage while studying equals poverty http://www.3news.co.nz/Minimum-wage-while-studying-equals-poverty/tabid/367/articleID/255333/Default.aspx

Living wage campaign; time for political discussion http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1205/S00375/living-wage-campaign-time-for-political-discussion.htm

Living wage campaign launched http://www.3news.co.nz/Living-wage-campaign-launched/tabid/309/articleID/255226/Default.aspx

CTU backs campaign for a Living Wage http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00353/ctu-backs-campaign-for-a-living-wage.htm

Green Party supports living wage campaign http://www.greens.org.nz/press-releases/green-party-supports-living-wage-campaign

First Union: Living wage campaign will capture public mind http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00351/living-wage-campaign-will-capture-public-mind.htm

Faces from Living Wage Campaign Launch http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150988674054739.476648.693039738&type=3

London hotel staff to receive wage boost of almost £5,000 after first hotel chain offers London Living Wage http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/london/london-hotel-staff-to-receive-wage-boost-of-almost-5000-after-first-hotel-chain-offers-london-living-wage-7777612.html

Unite Rialto delegate Tawera Paapu (left) at the campaign launch

OTHER UNION NEWS AROUND AOTEAROA

Meat workers union newsletter for members on the dispute http://www.mwu.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2012-05-22-MWU-RatificationLetter.pdf

The last day of the Horotiu picket? http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150989150829739.476680.693039738&type=1

Affco dispute settled (Joint press release) http://www.mwu.org.nz/2012/05/22/affco-dispute-settles-joint-press-release/

Affco dispute settled http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/6963345/Affco-dispute-settled

AFFCO meatworkers dispute settled By James Ihaka and Paul Harper http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10807508

Affco and meatworkers reach agreement http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/affco-and-meatworkers-reach-agreement-4896284

Video: David Shearer visits picket line

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/video.cfm?c_id=1&gal_objectid=10807508&gallery_id=125648

AFFCO workers to get pay rise under new deal http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/rural/106376/affco-workers-to-get-pay-rise-under-new-deal

Iwi leaders force AFFCO’s hand http://mauistreet.blogspot.co.nz/2012/05/iwi-leaders-force-affcos-hand.html

Meatworkers win http://thestandard.org.nz/meatworkers-win/

The Union Report – 21 May 2012: The Union Report – with CANZ President Beven Hanlon and the PPTA’s Angela Roberts. Issue 1: National promised not to cut back frontline services, how much more frontline are teachers? Are larger class sizes the answer? Issue 2: Who should have the power to incarcerate – The state or a private company. What is the real cost of prison privatization? Issue 3: Are the new labour law announcements a negative for workers and unions?

Save Our Port booklet http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18076151/SaveOurPort%20book.pdf

Performance Pay Could Cut Teacher Salaries http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1205/S00297/performance-pay-could-cut-teacher-salaries.htm

Crackdown on foreign fishing boats http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10807590

Minorities shut out of the public service http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/6953300/Minorities-shut-out-of-public-service

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