The Union Report with James Ritchie from NZDWU & Commentator Chris Trotter & other union news (31/7/12)

31 Jul

Issue 1 – How does the global free market impact on domestic labour relations in the 21st Century? Issue 2 – Does the rise of lowest cost capitalism in China pose a danger to workers rights here? and Issue 3 – Will the global recession challenge the free market Consensus and do Unions have a role in re-shaping it?


Claim that F&P union staff in Thailand are ‘treated like lepers’

Worker wants port’s apology for leaking details of wife’s death

Cecil Walker, seen on the picket during the port strike, says he feels betrayed when he goes in to work now.

Govt needs to move on pay equity after UN report

UN Committee warns NZ Government against employment law changes

Department of Labour advice shows employment law changes unfair

Income gap between the races gets wider

47 years of memories won’t save house

Anti-Welfare reform protest at National Party conference


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