Armourguard Security have stood down a security guard from a WINZ site because he complained to his union that the company was not taking the guards health and safety seriously. Dave Toopi, a Unite delegate and union executive member, complained to his union that the new ID check procedure being...

Security guards unionised by Unite Union at MSD sites are angry with new policy changes brought in by the Government yesterday, that now sees them stopping every citizen trying to access their rights and asking them for their name, appointment, and photo ID.
Union Anger at MSD ID crackdown

Media Release from Unite Union January 24, 2016 While welcoming an increase in the minimum wage by 50 cents an hour to $15.75, Mike Treen of Unite Union says that this new level only maintains its value at about 50% of the average wage.  "This level was reached in 2008...
Minimum wage goal should be $20 an hour to combat poverty and inequality
Minimum wage goal should be $20 an hour to combat poverty and inequality