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By Mike Treen, Unite National Director (Reprinted from The Daily Blog) It has become evident that the bosses of this country have been systematically defrauding workers over the payment of holiday entitlements under the law. According to the government’s advisors own estimates up to a million dollars a day is...
Stop the clock on wage theft!
Stop the clock on wage theft!

Unite senior organiser Joe Carolan (left) meeting UK Labour Party Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell By Joe Carolan, Unite Senior Organiser The outlawing of Zero Hours Contracts in Aotearoa this April was big news for the Left and union movement abroad, with the result that Unite union activists were invited to...
Is it time for some Community Communism in Aotearoa?
Is it time for some Community Communism in Aotearoa?

The US labour movement and US politics more generally are undergoing a profound transformation. Titanic battles are brewing, between the working class majority and the one percent, and between radicalising political forces on the right and left. The future of life on the planet may well hang on how this...
“If we unite, we’re unstoppable” – A look at US politics today
“If we unite, we’re unstoppable” – A look at US politics today

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Unite Union's Joe Carolan talks to Mike Treen and Tobi Muir about legalising drugs, banning zero hour contracts, changing flags, and the growth in Socialist electoral alternatives internationally.

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