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The online publication of the New Zealand Labour Letter is provided as a service to Labour by AIL of New Zealand Ltd.  National Labour News E Tū charged the use of so-called “arms-length” employment is growing and labour-hire companies are exploiting workers. E Tū union organiser Shopan Dasgupta warned that many...
NZ Labour Letter August  2016

By Shanna Reeder, Unite Hotels Organiser Unite Union has been approached by several former and current workers at an inner city Auckland hotel alleging wage theft by their employer. Their employer has a long-standing relationship with a company called “In-Work.” The workers report there is a steady supply of workers...
WINZ work broker facilitates wage theft at luxury inner city hotel

This years ECO conference saw what Jeanette Fitzsimons described as a coming together of “natural allies”  with environmentalists and unions exploring the opportunities and challenges associated with realising a just transition for workers and communities here in Aotearoa.
Unions and environmental groups come together as “natural allies”
Unions and environmental groups come together as “natural allies”

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