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Transport workers support Fair Pay Agreements

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:16 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Transport workers say they are optimistic about the potential for Fair Pay Agreements to improve New Zealanders’ working lives. More >>

Voting begins on deal to end Auckland rail dispute

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 9:53 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail maintenance workers suspended for striking by employer CAF NZ will vote on a deal that could end the dispute. More >>

Suspended rail workers to rally outside Britomart station

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 3:41 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

A wave of suspensions has hit Auckland’s railways, in a rapidly escalating dispute that risks causing massive disruption to commuters. Spanish-owned CAF NZ sent last nights maintenance shift home with suspension notices after they refused to be intimidated ... More >>

Massive disruption ahead for Auckland commuters

Monday, 13 May 2019, 5:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Massive disruption ahead for Auckland commuters following railway “declaration of war” More >>

Auckland railway maintenance workers vote to strike

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 12:54 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at CAF, who maintain passenger trains for Auckland Metro, have voted unanimously to take industrial action beginning on the 14th of May. More >>

Fake news is no solution to Metlink driver shortage

Monday, 25 February 2019, 8:44 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Wellington train drivers say they are quitting their jobs due to low morale and company mismanagement. More >>

Transdev union busting risks provoking Auckland strike

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:21 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland train staff accuse their employer, Transdev, of devoting more energy to union busting than reaching a mutually acceptable agreement. Hundreds of Rail and Maritime Transport Union members are currently voting whether to consider strike ... More >>

Auckland rail workers ballot to strike for fair pay

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:08 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Frustrated Auckland railway workers say stalled pay negotiations have reached the end of the line, and are set to vote on strike action today. More >>

Rail workers celebrate decision to keep trains running

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 2:03 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail & Maritime Transport Union welcomes the decision to keep KiwiRail’s electric locomotives running on the North Island Main Trunk. More >>

Rail union urges govt to keep promise, save electric trains

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:44 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Rail union urges government to keep promise, save electric trains The Rail & Maritime Transport Union calls on the government to honour it’s campaign pledge of maintaining electric locomotives on the North Island Main Trunk. Almost a year ... More >>

New KiwiRail Chair

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 9:34 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Transport workers are welcoming the appointment of former Toll Chief Executive Greg Miller to the position of Kiwirail Chair. More >>

Rail workers slam KiwiRail as “green-washing hypocrites”

Monday, 16 July 2018, 11:05 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says its members are laughing at the idea KiwiRail belongs in a ‘Climate Leaders Coalition’. More >>

Lyttelton Port locks out workers in petty and revealing move

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 11:37 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

RMTU: Lyttelton Port locks out workers in petty and revealing move; Christchurch City Council must step in More >>

Further action at Lyttelton Port as company keeps stalling

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:13 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Crew tugs and pilot boats will be out of action from 26 to 29 April at Lyttleton Port, after port workers issued further strike notices following another week of no progress on settling their collective agreement. More >>

Further action at Lyttelton Port as company keeps stalling

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 3:56 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Crew tugs and pilot boats will be out of action from 26 to 29 April at Lyttleton Port, after port workers issued further strike notices following another week of no progress on settling their collective agreement. More >>

Further industrial action on the cards at Port

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 3:30 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Disappointed by Lyttelton Port Company’s refusal to compromise and resolve the continuing industrial dispute, port workers have again given 14 days’ notice of industrial action to begin on 20 April. More >>

Lyttelton Port Industrial Action: Workers to March Today

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10:12 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers from Lyttelton Port will today march on the Lyttelton road and rail tunnels, to highlight the importance of their work to the Canterbury region and economy. More >>

Lyttelton port workers to leaflet neighbourhoods

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:12 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Port workers are taking their message directly to the communities of the directors of Lyttelton Port, with a leafletting campaign explaining why they have no choice but to take industrial action. More >>

Lyttelton port strike action to proceed from next Tuesday

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:26 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Mediation between the the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and Lyttelton Port was unsuccessful today due to employer intransigence and the workers will reluctantly resume strike action from midnight Tuesday 20 March. More >>

Lyttelton port workers to picket meeting of Board

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:24 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers employed by Lyttelton Port Company are calling on the Christchurch City Council’s holding company to step in and resolve the ongoing dispute. More >>

 

 

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