Waikato University academic calls for default unionism

Today's labour news

Civilianization of management operational roles 2019-07-19 [NZPFU]

First Union leading rivals for biggest average pay claims, says bargaining unit 2019-07-19 [NZ Herald]

Auckland furniture chain fired staff without warning or written confirmation, former employees claim 2019-07-18 [Fairfax Media]

Migrant labour exploitation will increase with cuts to permanent resident numbers 2019-07-18 [Mike Treen]

Trades Hall bombing case re-opened, evidence released 2019-07-18 [Radio New Zealand]

Wellington's city and regional council's to face select committee over bus fiasco 2019-07-17 [Fairfax Media]

H&M suspends a quarter of its workforce over stucker protest 2019-07-17 [TVNZ]

CTU Womens Conference-Wahine Toa 2019-07-17 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Securing conviction in Trades Hall bombing case a difficult job 2019-07-17 [Fairfax Media]

PPTA taking legal action against Novopay 2019-07-17 [PPTA-te Wehengarua]

NZEI-te Riu Roa to take legal action over delays in payments to teachers 2019-07-17 [NZEI-te Riu Roa]

Teacher unions to take legal action against Novopay 2019-07-17 [Radio New Zealand]

Youth climate strikers seek trade union support 2019-07-17 [Radio New Zealand]

Long delay in pay increase for teachers unacceptable 2019-07-16 [NZEI-te Riu Roa]

Trades Hall bombing evidence points to a key suspect, retired marine engineer Edgar Kidman 2019-07-16 [Fairfax Media]

Psychologists in overtime strike 2019-07-16 [Fairfax Media]

Mobil must pay over employee wage-deductions for drive-offs 2019-07-15 [Radio New Zealand]

Health and safety reform aims to reduce death and injury in high risk work places 2019-07-15 [Stuff]

PSA welcomes fairer pay for family carers 2019-07-12 [PSA-Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi]

Australian managers called in for H&M mediation talks 2019-07-11 [News Now]

NGOs struggle to retain social workers after Oranga Tamariki pay rise 2019-07-11 [Radio New Zealand]

Visionstream NZ representative action 2019-07-09 [E tu union]

NZI is missing the blindingly obvious 2019-07-09 [E tu union]

Waikato University academic calls for default unionism 2019-07-08 [Stuff]

Treatment of hospital staff 'appalling' 2019-07-08 [Otago Daily Times]

Exploited migrant workers live in fear due to current court processes 2019-07-08 [NewstalkZB]

Chef sacked while on holiday 2019-07-07 [Fairfax Media]

Call for employees treated badly by bosses to retain anonymity 2019-07-07 [Newshub]

 VIDEO  Should the Employment Relations Authority name bad bosses but hide the identity of exploited workers? 2019-07-07 [Stuff]

H&M workers take partial strike action 2019-07-06 [NZ Herald]

H&M Auckland staff strike after union members reject pay offer from fast-fashion retailer 2019-07-06 [Fairfax Media]

Union has concerns for Southland caregivers hours under home care services changes 2019-07-05 [Stuff]

H&M Auckland workers wear black, refuse parts of job in fight for living wage 2019-07-05 [News Now]

Drop in Auckland and Wellington bus driver wages addressed in new report 2019-07-05 [Radio New Zealand]

Union says bus drivers aren't getting proper breaks 2019-07-05 [Radio New Zealand]

Positive signs for PSA Mana Wahine treaty claim welcomed 2019-07-05 [PSA-Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi]

Frustration after SFO drops fraud case against former DHB head 2019-07-05 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Wellington's Centreport fined $500,000after workers death 2019-07-05 [NZ Herald]

Three Farmers staff picket for Living Wage in Invercargill 2019-07-05 [Fairfax Media]

SFO decision shows, well paid executives get off lightly-union 2019-07-05 [Otago Daily Times]

Kindergarten teachers seek pay rise to keep up with school teacher pay 2019-07-04 [Radio New Zealand]

E tu & Chorus contractors discuss contract cuts 2019-07-04 [E tu union]

Primary principals vote to disengage with Ministry of Education work 2019-07-04 [NZEI-te Riu Roa]

Deal done on how to assess whether DHB's owe staff millions 2019-07-04 [Radio New Zealand]

Big Ben pie workers win big pay rise 2019-07-04 [First Union]

E tu & Chorus contractors discuss contract cuts 2019-07-04 [E tu union]

NZ bus drivers wages hurt by public transport contracting changes: report 2019-07-04 [Fairfax Media]

Kindergarten teachers begin collective agreement negotiations with the Ministry of Education 2019-07-03 [NZEI-te Riu Roa]

More complex illnesses hitting hospitals 2019-07-03 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

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