WORKERS NEWS (29/11/12)

29 Nov

Same Work Same Pay – no youth rates campaign

Migrant chef paid boss $13k to keep job

Protest over KiwiRail factory cuts

Work Pressure and Long Hours Undermine Safety at Work

Change to minimum wage settings

Talkback host cleared of inciting violence

Union challenges non-payment of travel time for home workers

Winz centre wrong on redundancy

LIVING WAGE: The Auckland City Council is consulting on its social development strategy called ‘Thriving Communities: Auckland Council’s role in supporting communities to flourish’. Read more here:

Jobs to go at KiwiRail after partial sale

Ferry workers plan to strike

Industrial action at Statistics NZ

Warner Bros control over Government revealed

CTU: Hillside jobs could have been saved

Bus drivers vote to ratify collective agreement

PSA: The government doesn’t value women in the public service

Sealord fined over $60,000 after man injured on vessel

Wage increases slowing

Time for an inquiry into health and safety in the Forestry Industry


Pike River directors’ comments ‘disgraceful’ – union

What did you do wrong? Well, since you asked

Opinion: Corporate, Government and departmental manslaughter

CTU: We remember and honour the Pike River Miners

How modern unionism failed the Pike River miners

Labour shares Pike River guilt

NZ’s safety record slammed

Pike River a show of profits before safety


Kiwi actors suffer after Hobbit dispute – union

Hobbit land far from reality

Hobbit tax rebate swells to $67.1m

Peter Jackson tries to re-edit history of The Hobbit

Lest We Forget: The Real Hobbit Story

New US book: the New Zealand Hobbit Crisis


Gordon Campbell: Jobless figures make grim reading

Duncan Garner: Opinion: Is our economy collapsing?

Monthly Economic Review

Thailand’s quest to join the TPPA will strengthen opposition

TPPWatch Bulletin #22 19 November 2012

TPPWatch Bulletin #23 27 November 2012

Unemployment benefits the wealthy

NZ judged best country in world to do business

NZ Being Caught In New Cold War – US/China Trade Deals

Thailand’s quest to join the TPPA will strengthen opposition

Plight of jobless makes us all poorer By Bryan Gould

175000 unemployed deserve support

New Zealand Green Party Co-leader slams TPPA on national TV


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