Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg The Council of Trade Unions has received a response to an official information request revealing that at least $35 million has been paid in outstanding holiday paid to working Kiwis in 25 identified organisations. “We know that this information is the...
Wage theft revealed - $35 million and counting!

National Labour News Unions, community groups and activists held a Day of Action on Saturday, September 10 to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Thousands of New Zealanders marched and protested against the proposed trade deal in dozens of events held across the country. Anti-TPP demonstrations were held in Auckland,...
Labour Letter - September 2016

Letter to the Editor of the ODT by Olive McRae, Unite Organiser, Dunedin Dear editor,  While it may be news to the general public that David Cannon is a fast thinking health and safety know-how employee at Roslyn KFC, what the public may not know is that Mr Cannon is...
Fired-up fast-food worker (and Unite delegate) proves he’s no chicken
Fired-up fast-food worker (and Unite delegate) proves he’s no chicken