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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 >>

Lyttelton port workers on strike from midnight

Monday, 12 March 2018, 6:14 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who work at Lyttelton Port Company will begin industrial action tonight, and may not return to work until 25 March. More >>

Port workers protest against Lyttelton Port lock out

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:10 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

RMTU members will protest outside Council offices at midday today over Lyttelton Port Company’s threat of a potentially illegal lockout. More >>

Auckland rail workers refuse overtime due to safety concern

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 12:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers have overwhelmingly voted to take industrial action as their employer insists on cutting staff on commuter trains. More >>

Port workers hope action will make port company see sense

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:21 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at Lyttelton Port have given notice of a second 24-hour strike to be held on 10 March, meaning the port will be shut down for two consecutive days. More >>

Kiwirail shortfall the result of its own short-sightedness

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:15 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Kiwirail’s lower-than-expected revenue result for the past half-year is the predictable result of its own short-sighted thinking, says the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. More >>

Lyttelton port workers to take 24-hour stoppage

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 1:55 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at Lyttelton Port have given 14 days’ notice of a 24-hour strike on Thursday 8 March after mediation failed to resolve concerns over safety and pay today. More >>

Lyttelton Port workers take industrial action

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 3:58 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at Lyttelton Port Company have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action as their employer ignores safety concerns and demands roster changes without proper compensation. More >>

Auckland rail workers consider further action

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 6:38 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers are again voting on taking industrial action as their employer insists on cutting staff on commuter trains, despite serious health and safety concerns. More >>

Government bringing fairness back to industrial relations

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 12:52 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Changes to employment law announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today are a significant rollback of the previous government’s unfair and unbalanced attacks on workers’ rights, says the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. More >>

Auckland Rail Workers Shelve Pre-Christmas Strike Plans

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 12:43 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) members working for French owned multinational Transdev have postponed potential pre-Christmas industrial action on Auckland’s passenger rail network after a membership meeting held today. More >>

Port Workers’ Union Condemns Boss’s “Excessive” Pay

Monday, 11 December 2017, 4:22 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Port Workers’ Union Condemns Boss’s “Excessive” Pay The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) says Lyttelton Port CEO Peter Davie’s $955,000 pay packet cannot be justified and is symptomatic of a broken wage-setting system in New Zealand. ... More >>

Aucklanders show their support for rail workers

Friday, 8 December 2017, 4:05 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers have received a huge outpouring of support from Auckland commuters after they took strike action today over safe staffing levels on the rail network. More >>

 

 

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