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Omicron likely to trigger national emergency, says NZNO [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa] 2022-01-26

Too many Kiwi workers financially vulnerable as omicron looms-annual workforce survey [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi] 2022-01-18

SkyCity casino staff in Hamilton go on strike [Radio New Zealand] 2022-01-01

Hamilton's SkyCity hit by 'world's first' strike as workers demand living wagee [Stuff] 2022-01-01

World's First Strike Of 2022- Hospo Workers In Skycity Hamilton Walk Tonight [Unite Union] 2022-01-01

Christmas without pay for midwives after warning e-mail lands 34 minutes late [Stuff] 2021-12-22

Stevedoring company ISO broke law around union access [MUNZ] 2021-12-22

Thousands Of Workers Call For A Liveable Minimum Wage [CTU] 2021-12-21

Soaring social inequality under New Zealand Labour government [Socialist Equality] 2021-12-15

CTU back Fair Pay Agreements to set minimum standards for pay and conditions [CTU] 2021-12-09

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Today's labour news


Minimum wage increase necessary as inflation peaks 2022-01-28 [Radio New Zealand]

Unions says govt needs to take over St John as service delays, staff exodus cause concern 2022-01-28 [Newshub]

Rising cost of living in Aotearoa may trigger civil disobedience 2022-01-27 [Radio New Zealand]

Inflation data shows why minimum wage increase is necessary 2022-01-27 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Bad Jobs 2022-01-27 [North & South]

Union fears for NZ’s fuel security 2022-01-27 [The Daily Times]

Omicron likely to trigger national emergency, says NZNO 2022-01-26 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

We need to declare a health workforce emergency 2022-01-25 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

Bus marshalls: Auckland Transport on board safety officers after vicious assault 2022-01-25 [Stuff]

After almost 6 million tests, an Omicron explosion will heap more stress on exhausted lab workers 2022-01-25 [Stuff]

Emergency services warn Omicron will make staff shortages worse 2022-01-25 [Radio New Zealand]

Bus driver punched, given final warning after act of revenge caught on CCTV 2022-01-24 [Stuff]

Union fears for NZ's fuel secuity 2022-01-24 [Otago Daily Times]

Covid-19 omicron outbreak: Doctors urge government to declare health workforce emergency 2022-01-23 [NZ Herald]

Far fewer workers fired for not complying with vaccine mandate than feared 2022-01-22 [Stuff]

11 fire stations in Auckland closed or short staffed on Saturday 2022-01-22 [Stuff]

Auckland career fire stations closed due to lack of staffing 2022-01-22 [NZPFU-Te Kahui Kaipatuahi O Aotearoa]

McDonald's Workers Council reveals 68 restaurants allowing customers in without scanning vax passes 2022-01-20 [Unite Union]

Aotearoa Legal Workers union deeply disappointed by result in James Gardner-Hopkins penalty hearing 2022-01-19 [Aotearoa Legal Workers Union]

Unions preparing for staff shortages due to Omicron 2022-01-18 [Radio New Zealand]

Too many Kiwi workers financially vulnerable as omicron looms-annual workforce survey 2022-01-18 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Hundreds of unvaccinated firefighters stood down 2022-01-17 [Radio New Zealand]

Recognised seasonal employer scheme official says Tongan workers stranded after volcanic eruption better off in NZ 2022-01-17 [Newshub]

NZPFU does not support members participating in TCF working parties 2022-01-17 [NZPFU-Te Kahui Kaipatuahi O Aotearoa]

Campaign for New Zealand coastal tankers says fuel security at risk 2022-01-17 [MUNZ]

Save our tankers – fuel security for New Zealand 2022-01-16 [MUNZ]

International Convention Centre fire-take 2 2022-01-15 [NZPFU-Te Kahui Kaipatuahi O Aotearoa]

Nurses welcome Supreme Court order on health care workers, dismayed safety for other workers ignored 2022-01-14 [National Nurses United]

What does 'academic freedom' really mean in practice? Why the Siouxsie Wiles and Shaun Hendy case employment case matters. 2022-01-14 [Radio New Zealand]

Removal of New Zealand coastal tankers will put fuel security in jeopardy 2022-01-13 [MUNZ]

NZPFU does not support February pilot ILDC course 2022-01-12 [NZPFU-Te Kahui Kaipatuahi O Aotearoa]

Health workforce burnout 'the new normal'-union 2022-01-12 [Radio New Zealand]

 VIDEO  Many workers struggling with pay, conditions amid pandemic 2022-01-12 [TVNZ]

Dunedin's Queen Mary maternity centre forced to close on weekend as burnout causes staff shortage 2022-01-11 [Newshub]

'Hopefully this is a wake-up call': Staffing shortage critical 2022-01-10 [Otago Daily Times]

'It was chaos': NZ nurse who resigned from understaffed Blenheim hospital 2022-01-09 [Stuff]

Auckland career firefighting staffing levels at crisis point 2022-01-09 [NZPFU-Te Kahui Kaipatuahi O Aotearoa]

A shipping plan to resolve the supply chain crisis 2022-01-09 [MUNZ]

Powerful note from retiring cleaner goes viral 2022-01-04 [Newshub]

SkyCity Hamilton casino workers ask for pay parity in a strike 2022-01-04 [Yogonet]

Taranaki's midwife shortage reaching critical level as stressed workers resign 2022-01-03 [Stuff]

SkyCity casino staff in Hamilton go on strike 2022-01-01 [Radio New Zealand]

SkyCity casino staff in Hamilton go on strike 2022-01-01 [Radio New Zealand]

Hamilton's SkyCity hit by 'world's first' strike as workers demand living wagee 2022-01-01 [Stuff]

World's First Strike Of 2022- Hospo Workers In Skycity Hamilton Walk Tonight 2022-01-01 [Unite Union]

Mental health beds could be closed by severe staff shortages in Christchurch 2021-12-27 [Stuff]

Rest home so short staffed brought in unvaccinated workers but won't back down on proposed cuts to pay and hours 2021-12-24 [E tu union]

Carer's legal victory shows the need for employment reform 2021-12-24 [E tu union]

Ministry apologizes after incorrect deadline on midwives pay claims 2021-12-23 [Radio New Zealand]

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This month in labour history


1-01-1895 New Zealand's Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act came into force [more]