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No Excuses: Historic New Zealand Election Challenges Labour Movement [Labour Notes] 2020-10-29

Unions release grading of political parties [CTU] 2020-09-27

Unions welcome release of Labour’s industrial relations policy [CTU] 2020-09-19

A She-cession?-NZCTU [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi] 2020-09-12

Last Chance For Warehouse Workers [First Union] 2020-09-11

Unions calling for safer sick leave [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi] 2020-09-05

Premier Beehive workers seek living wage [The Times-Age] 2020-09-03

Pharmacists and nurses across the Bay of Plenty are striking. Here's why [The Herald] 2020-09-02

Covid-19: CTU supports wage subsidy extension [NZCTU] 2020-08-15

What a new equal pay law means for women [Stuff] 2020-08-05


Today's labour news

New migrant group: 'No exploitation of any kind is tolerated' 2020-10-31 [Radio New Zealand]

Skyrocketing rents push people out of New Zealand's most expensive city: Porirua 2020-10-31 [Stuff]

Teachers meet to discuss stretched primary schools 2020-10-30 [NZEI-Te Riu Roa]

No Excuses: Historic New Zealand Election Challenges Labour Movement 2020-10-29 [Labour Notes]

Covid-19: As it spreads so does worker burnout 2020-10-29 [Health Sector Workers Network of Aotearoa]

Countdown customer care strike continues as frustration grows 2020-10-29 [First Union]

Covid-19coranavirus: International crews arriving at Auckland and Tauranga ports now face mandatory isolation 2020-10-29 [NZ Herald]

Nga Taonga restructure to dis-estabish 29 roles 2020-10-29 [Radio New Zealand]

Seeing us through covid-and seeing red 2020-10-28 [Health Sector Workers Network of Aotearoa]

Fishing companies don't want to hire local, mariners say 2020-10-28 [Radio New Zealand]

Taking Maori babies after birth 'cruel and inhumane'--Maori midwives head 2020-10-27 [Radio New Zealand]

Countdown call centre staff go on strike 2020-10-27 [Stuff]

Heartland Bank staff go on strike for 'cost of living' wage increase 2020-10-27 [Stuff]

Heartland Bank Workers Take Strike Action In Auckland Over Low Pay Rates 2020-10-27 [First Union]

Countdown call centre staff go on strike 2020-10-27 [Stuff]

Hearttland Bank staff go on strike for 'cost of living' wage increase 2020-10-27 [Stuff]

Remembering the Cave Creek tragedy 2020-10-27 [Department f Conservation]

Unions call for acknowledgement of essential workers on Labour Day 2020-10-27 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Pendulum swings back from the mean politics of the market 2020-10-27 [Newsroom]

Govt needs to target our soaring cost of living 2020-10-26 [Stuff]

Unions call for acknowledgement of essential workers on Labour Day 2020-10-26 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Nurses will strike for two days over lack of pay parity 2020-10-25 [Newshub]

Warehouse job cuts: 33 Northland staff made redundant union may challenge decision 2020-10-24 [NZ Herald]

We rely too much on the foreign poor 2020-10-24 [Stuff]

Great line up for this years annual conference 2020-10-23 [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora]

NZNO escalates primary health care strike action 2020-10-23 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Medical centre, GP nurses to strike again for pay parity with DHB's 2020-10-23 [Radio New Zealand]

Treaty claim over poor conditions for Maori women in shearing industry 2020-10-23 [Stuff]

Justice denied: How unpaid workers miss out when bosses liquidate 2020-10-22 [Stuff]

Sealord using Russian over NZ crew due to lack of 'trained and qualified fishers in New Zealand' 2020-10-22 [TVNZ]

The election is over but our 'tight 5' remain 2020-10-21 [TEU-Te Hautu Kahurangi]

Managed isolation nurses 'frustrated and angry' at '20-hour' working days, staff shortages 2020-10-21 [Newshub]

Maritime Union wants foreign ship crew covid-19 tested before docking in New Zealand 2020-10-20 [Radio New Zealand]

The governments' handbrake 2020-10-20 [John Minto]

Election delivers high expectations for working people 2020-10-20 [E tu union]

Council of Trade Unions expects government to implement fair pay agreements without NZ First 'handbrake' 2020-10-19 [Newshub]

NZ Election 2020: Two major unions welcome Labour landslide, call for government to use clear mandate 2020-10-19 [Newshub]

MERAS celebrates election of midwife and union activist to parliament 2020-10-19 [MERAS]

Labour-led government has mandate for transformation, equality and transparency 2020-10-19 [PSA-Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi]

Labour-led government owe their mandate to young workers 2020-10-19 [Young Workers Resource Centre]

Unions call for transparency in trade agreement negotiations 2020-10-19 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Asahi and Tesla-international giants hold onto wage subsidies 2020-10-19 [Stuff]

New Labur MP Sarah Pallet looks to being 'sense of connection and caring' to Ilam community 2020-10-19 [TVNZ]

Unions Call For Transparency In Trade Agreement Negotiations 2020-10-19 [CTU]

Nurses and health care workers agree to keep moving 2020-10-19 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Dr Liz Gordon: 'Women make the parliamentary grade at last' 2020-10-19 [The Daily Blog]

Possible Labour-Green government concerns Employers and Manufacturers Association 2020-10-19 [Radio New Zealand]

Grower to pay $50,000 in owed pay to workers 2020-10-19 [Employment New Zealand]

McDonald's Queen St franchisee backs down on hours cutback 2020-10-19 [Unite Union]

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This month in labour history

9-10-1913 In Huntly, miners at the Allison Taupiri Coal Company strike after the dismissal of 16 of theirs, including 3 recently elected union officials. This is the start of The Great Strike. [more]

18-10-1913 Wellington's shipwrights go on strike over wage increases, paid time off and other demands. [more]

20-10-1913 1,500 dockworkers stop work to hold a meeting and submit their demands to the UFL. Returning to work, they see the scabs hired in their place arriving. [more]

24-10-1913 Dockworkers stop work and occupy several ships. No truck driver or miner at work in Huntly. The union refuses the employers' offer to extend the 1912 collective agreement. [more]

29-10-1912 Auckland and Westport waterside workers join the Great Strike. [more]