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SFWU submits counter-proposal to SDHB plan

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 2:30 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The union representing the Southern District Health Board (SDHB) food service workers has submitted a counter-proposal to plans to outsource food production for meals on wheels and hospital meals. The SDHB are considering a proposal from Health Benefits ... More >>

Sanford Closure – Workers Must Come First

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 4:07 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The union representing workers at the Sanford mussel processing facility in Christchurch is extremely disappointed to learn that a restructuring could see the closure of the facility and hundreds of people out of a job. More >>

Minimum Wage Increase “April Fools’ Joke”

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 9:48 am | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union said that today’s 50 cents an hour minimum wage increase would not go very far in lifting low-income families out of struggle street. More >>

Carer Relief Workers Gain Minimum Employment Rights

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:09 am | Service And Food Workers Union

Carer Relief Workers Gain Minimum Employment Rights Over 35,000 home care relief workers have gained the right to the minimum wage and holidays through a case won by the Service and Food Workers Union in the Employment Court. The court yesterday ... More >>

Third world fishing policies put NZ to shame

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 10:51 am | Service And Food Workers Union

The union representing workers in seafood processing factories has today slammed New Zealand’s fishing policies which allow our fishing resources to be exported to other countries. More >>

Union gobsmacked at hospital bosses’ pay hikes

Friday, 16 January 2015, 4:46 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The union representing cooks, cleaners, security staff and orderlies in district health board hospitals is shocked to hear reports of massive pay hikes for DHB CEOs today. More >>

SFWU Welcomes Supreme Court Decision

Monday, 22 December 2014, 4:17 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has welcomed today’s Supreme Court decision not to hear a further appeal by Terranova against caregiver Kristine Bartlett’s quest for equal pay. Both the Employment Court and Court of Appeal had already accepted ... More >>

Food services workers plan action outside Auckland Hospital

Monday, 1 December 2014, 5:48 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

Concerned hospital food services workers will gather outside Auckland Hospital for a two-hour picket tomorrow (2 December) at 1pm. Workers from North Shore, Waitakere, Middlemore and Greenlane hospitals will bus to join the picket, opposing a proposal ... More >>

The writing’s on the wall in aged care

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:10 am | Service And Food Workers Union

The writing’s on the wall in aged care, so let’s get on with it. More >>

Sealord job loss tragedy can be stopped

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 4:23 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The union which represents fish processing workers is calling on the Government, Sealord and Iwi to work with the union and other interested parties to keep jobs in Nelson. Service and Food Workers Union Assistant National Secretary, Neville Donaldson, ... More >>

Commitment to lifting wages good for New Zealand

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:29 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has applauded the Green Party workers’ policy announced today. More >>

National stands alone in opposing aged care funding boost

Monday, 18 August 2014, 1:03 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has called on the National Party to match the commitment of other parties to lift aged care funding. The SFWU represents thousands of low paid caregivers working in residential aged care. More >>

Time to lift unliveable wage rates

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 2:51 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has welcomed Labour’s determination to lift New Zealand’s unliveable wage rates. The Labour Party today announced their Work and Wages policy. More >>

Time to deliver on aged care promises

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 2:35 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has called on Prime Minister John Key to deliver on his promise to address chronic underfunding and poverty pay rates in the aged care sector when his Government “gets into surplus”. More >>

Government attacks on lowest paid just keep on coming

Friday, 30 May 2014, 4:19 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

“The Government has put the boot into low income workers again,” said Service and Food Workers Union cleaning sector spokesperson Jill Ovens today. “The latest attack is the removal this week of a requirement for government departments to require ... More >>

Labour Minister Ignores Need of Consultation on Minimum Wage

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 1:18 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

“The Minister of Labour has arrogantly ignored the concerns of unions and low-income workers in amending the Minimum Wage Order to allow ‘averaging’ of the minimum wage,” said the Service and Food Workers Union National Secretary, John Ryall, ... More >>

Report boasts about measures National plans to axe

Monday, 26 May 2014, 9:48 am | Service And Food Workers Union

Report boasts about measures National plans to axe The union which represents some of the lowest paid women workers in New Zealand is calling on the Government to explain why a new report to the UN on policies that support women in New Zealand is boasting ... More >>

Some good news at last for aged care workers

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 4:20 pm | Service And Food Workers Union

“Labour’s aged care policy contains good news at last for the undervalued aged care workforce,” said Alastair Duncan, Aged Care Sector Leader for the Service and Food Workers Union today. More >>

A few cents won’t send workers into rock star economy

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:08 am | Service And Food Workers Union

“Today’s minimum wage increase will make little difference to hard working New Zealanders living on poverty wages,” said Service and Food Workers Union National Secretary, John Ryall today. The minimum wage increases today from $13.75 to $14.25 ... More >>

TPPA will make life worse for low-paid workers

Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:47 am | Service And Food Workers Union

"The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will not make low-paid workers' lives better," said Service and Food Workers Union National Secretary John Ryall today. More >>

 

 

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