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ATM Machines Empty After ACM Guards Strike

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 8:35 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Service And Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota Media Release 10 April 2012 ATM Machines Empty After ACM Guards Strike Frustrated by the lack of progress in their new collective agreement negotiations, security members employed by Australian cash-in-transit company ... More >>

Fishing inquiry must stand up for local jobs

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 12:28 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union Ngā Ringa Tota sounded a warning today for the Inquiry into Foreign Charter Vessels, due to report back on Friday. The SFWU represents over 2,000 workers in the seafood industry. More >>

Community comes out in support of Pact workers action

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 9:49 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Members of the Otago community will gather in central Dunedin today to support mental health and intellectual disabilities workers at Pact, who after months of failed bargaining with their employer are taking industrial action. More >>

IHC Workers Take Action Over Wage Freeze

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 12:54 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Over 3000 community support workers employed by intellectual disability provider IHC are stepping up their action to get a wage increase. More >>

Thousands rally against Government wage freeze

Saturday, 28 November 2009, 1:49 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Thousands rally against Government wage freeze   Thousands of low paid workers took the streets of New Zealand from Kaitaia to Invercargill today.   Service & Food Workers Union members joined with PSA and NZEI members to protest against the National ... More >>

Idea Services staff get 4.5% pay increase

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 5:27 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Over 3000 disability support workers employed by Idea Services have ratified a new Collective Employment Agreement which gives them an average payrise of 4.5%. More >>

National Tax Policy Punishes Low-Income Workers

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 5:27 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The National Party tax policy is not going to provide a brighter future for thousands of low-income part-time workers, said Service and Food Workers Union National Secretary John Ryall. More >>

Union welcomes response to petition

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 5:24 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has welcomed the Parliamentary Health Select Committee's recommendation that Government Aged Care funding should be focused on an increase in workforce wages up to the levels paid to similar workers in District Health Boards. More >>

Oamaru Hospital staff to strike over pay

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 5:01 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Support staff at Waitaki Health Services Ltd (Oamaru Hospital) will be holding two 24-hour strikes over the next few days. More >>

Union Supports Pressure on Private Equity

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 12:13 am | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota has joined unions in 25 other countries in calling on private equity companies to adopt a global corporate social responsibility charter. More >>

Too late to shut the stable door

Tuesday, 1 July 2008, 10:06 am | Service and Food Workers Union

The call by aged care providers for sacked caregivers to be "named and shamed" is a bit like shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted, says the Union representing caregivers at the embattled Belhaven Rest Home in Auckland. More >>

Migrant worker debate missing the point

Thursday, 19 June 2008, 10:36 am | Service and Food Workers Union

The debate currently taking place around the employment of migrant workers is missing the point says Neville Donaldson, Assistant National Secretary of the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU). More >>

Cheap doctors' visits top priority for workers

Friday, 2 May 2008, 12:19 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Cheaper doctors' visits and prescription charges are the most significant thing the Labour Government has done for workers, say union delegates representing 10,000 members of the Service and Food Workers Union Northern Region. More >>

SFWU & Spotless reach settlement

Friday, 18 April 2008, 4:00 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) reached settlement with Spotless Services Ltd on the payment and application of a Collective Employment Agreement (CEA) covering cleaners, food service staff and orderlies in our public hospitals. More >>

Air NZ cries poor to workers

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, 2:32 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Air New Zealand management today painted a bleak picture of an airline struggling to survive a rapid decline in revenue and increased costs. Yet on Wednesday they told a Parliamentary Select Committee they had $1 billion in the bank. More >>

Spotless' inaction may lead to rolling strikes

Monday, 7 April 2008, 5:16 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota today delivered notices to Spotless Services for rolling 55 minute strikes of 800 public hospital cleaners, service workers and orderlies, starting from one minute past midnight on the 22nd April. More >>

Air NZ Cries Poor To Workers - Not Shareholders

Saturday, 5 April 2008, 12:21 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Air New Zealand management today painted a bleak picture of an airline struggling to survive a rapid decline in revenue and increased costs. Yet on Wednesday they told a Parliamentary Select Committee they had $1 billion in the bank. More >>

Spotless Workers Vote for more Strike Action

Friday, 4 April 2008, 9:43 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Cleaners, food service workers and orderlies in public hospitals have voted to step up their action against Spotless. More >>

Mission Possible - Rest Home Workers Take Action

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 5:15 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Workers at Mission Bay Rest Home are walking out the door tomorrow to get back the $12.55 an hour minimum rate they won just two weeks ago. Owner David Choi received thousands of dollars in Government funding for increased wages in July 2007, but ... More >>

Spotless hospital workers strike - 2 April

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 2:03 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Around 400 members of the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) from Auckland will hold strike action tomorrow outside Waitakere, North Shore and Middlemore Hospitals before joining together for a mass demonstration outside Spotless Services ... More >>

 

 

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