The Union Report with Helen Kelly from CTU and Garry Parsloe from MUNZ + other union news

10 Jul

The Union Report with Helen Kelly from CTU and Garry Parsloe from MUNZ. Issue 1: Issue 1: When Public Private Partnerships go wrong – does Serco’s private prison failings this week suggest the state or the free market are better economic guardians ? Issue 2: Right wing blogs target Police staffing costs this week – are online attacks the new negotiating tactic of choice for employers? Issue 3: Nikki Kaye wants it moved and the Government wants it sold to fund Mayor Len Brown’s public transport agenda – what now for the Ports of Auckland as an Auckland asset? Coming up… we have spaces free at the moment on the 13th August. 16th July – Beven Hanlon from CANZ & Charles Chauvel; 23rd July – Annie Newman from the SFWU & Laila Harre; 30th July (filmed on the 27th) – Helen Kelly and James Ritchie from NZDWU; 6th August – Lynley Hunter from the PPTA and Alistair Shaw from NZUSA .

OTHER UNION NEWS

ACC cuts carer’s pay under minimum wage http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10817475

The thieves must be stopped. The majority of New Zealanders are opposed to asset sales. But we can’t leave it to petitions and the 2014 election to win this. http://socialistaotearoa.blogspot.co.nz/2012/06/thieves-must-be-stopped.html

Asset sale gravy train (no chips): Victor Billot, of Dunedin, has some advice for “mum and dad” investors. http://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/opinion/216230/asset-sale-gravy-train-no-chips

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