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Union accuses Restaurant Brands of trying to cheat staff

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:20 am | Unite Union

Restaurant Brands Ltd (RBL), is asking staff to authorise the deduction of so-called overpayments from the annual leave money they owe their current and former staff. More >>

Why is MBIE allowing Restaurant Brands to cheat workers?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 12:09 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union is asking for Restaurant Brands to pay annual leave entitlements back further than they have agreed to do with the Ministry of Business Innovation and Enterprise. More >>

Hospital Attendants at Waikato Hospital to strike

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:30 am | Unite Union

The one hundred attendants, members of Unite Union, have been in negotiations with the Waikato District Health Board since November last year. More >>

KFC, Carl’s Jr and Pizza Hut workers to strike this weekend

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:26 am | Unite Union

KFC is off the menu this weekend as hundreds of Fast Food workers employed by Restaurant Brands and members of Unite Union take strike action this weekend. More >>

Vodafone workers being forced to sign exploitative agreement

Friday, 10 May 2019, 4:21 pm | Unite Union

Vodafone employees being forced to sign exploitative agreements with Tech Mahindra More >>

Vodafone employees forced onto inferior contracts

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 9:58 am | Unite Union

Unite Union is calling on Vodafone to pay Christchurch employees redundancy rather than forcing them to accept inferior and sub-standard contracts with Indian multinational Tech Mahindra. More >>

Immigration Minister breaks promise to Chinese workers

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 11:51 am | Unite Union

Unite Union has accused Immigration New Zealand of doing nothing to help a group of 50 Chinese workers brought to New Zealand by National Personnel Limited and their agent Peter Li. More >>

National Day of mourning still needed

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:22 am | Unite Union

A National Day of mourning is still needed. One was held following the Christchurch earthquake and today's terror victims deserve at least. More >>

SkyCity union supports Pride Parade

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 11:45 am | Unite Union

Skycity Employees Assocation of Unite Union is disappointed to learn via media that the Skycity Company is pulling out of the Pride Parade. More >>

Burger King year long ban highlights massive wage theft

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:59 am | Unite Union

Unite union supports the Labour Inspectorate’s enforcement action that has seen Burger King (Antares Restaurants) banned from getting new visas for migrant workers for a year. More >>

French Unions attack as another flotilla boat boarded

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:18 pm | Unite Union

The following is a release from the French General Confederation of Labour (CGT) who had a member aboard the second flotilla boat, “FREEDOM” boarded illegally by Israeli forces in the last few days. More >>

Mike Treen repeatedly tasered by Israeli Occupation Forces

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:58 am | Unite Union

We have now received a direct report from Mike in Givon Prison. More >>

Mike Treen imprisoned in Israel after violent attack

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:27 am | Unite Union

Eyewitnesses report that Unite Union leader Mike Treen’s boat was hijacked in a violent raid and that he and the rest of the crew are being held in Givon prison, 100 km north of Tel Aviv. More >>

NZ Union leader attacked and imprisoned by Israeli military

Monday, 30 July 2018, 4:44 pm | Unite Union

New Zealand Union leader Mike Treen has been attacked and unlawfully detained by the Israeli military this morning and his union, Unite, is calling on our government to demand Israeli authorities release him and the other international campaigners ... More >>

Popcorn "strike" planned for Hoyts Cinemas Saturday

Friday, 6 July 2018, 5:17 pm | Unite Union

In what has been dubbed a "Popcorn Strike" Unite Union will be handing out free popcorn outside Hoyts Cinemas to support Hoyts workers who have been threatened with being locked out until the end of July if they go on strike for only one minute. More >>

Hoyts workers face month-long lockout

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:40 pm | Unite Union

Hoyts cinemas have threatened their workers that if they take even 1 minute of strike action, they will be locked out of the workplace for almost a month. More >>

Event Cinema and Unite Union reach agreement

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:30 pm | Unite Union

Event Cinema and Unite Union are pleased to announce that the differences between us in negotiations on the collective agreement have been resolved. More >>

Unite Union says IRD "going rogue" against Labour Government

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 3:29 pm | Unite Union

The IRD management is following a course of action in opposition to current government policy says Unite Union. More >>

Burger King workers to strike Saturday and Sunday

Friday, 15 June 2018, 3:23 pm | Unite Union

As strike action continues today Unite Union have just issued another notice of strike action for Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June. More >>

Burger King Workers To Strike

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:55 am | Unite Union

Burger King union members across the country are starting strike action tomorrow (Friday 15th June) over pay, hours and health and safety at the fast food chain. More >>



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