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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 >>

Unite to picket Wendy's Dominion Rd despite injunction

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:16 am | Unite Union

Wendy's was given an interim injunction by the Employment Court yesterday against Unite Union to stop picketers trespassing on the company's land. The union has disputed whether the employment court had the jurisdiction to issue such injunctions in the ... More >>

EVENT Cinemas attempts to cut 10% of Cinema Workers wages

Monday, 28 May 2018, 4:44 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union was informed by Event this morning that they will attempt to take 10% off workers wages who participated in a partial strike at the Albany cinema last Wednesday. More >>

More strikes planned for Event Cinemas this weekend

Friday, 25 May 2018, 6:41 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union has authorised a window of industrial action across Event cinemas up and down New Zealand again today, following on from the success of Wednesday nights' strike on the midnight screening of Star Wars movie Han Solo. More >>

Star Wars Film to face strike action tonight at Event Cinema

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 4:12 pm | Unite Union

Tonight, Unite Union advises Star Wars fan to go elsewhere instead of Event cinemas for the midnight premiere of Han Solo. More >>

Wendy's impose cut in rostered hours for union members

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 1:21 pm | Unite Union

Fast food company Wendy's has imposed a cut of up to 20% in the usual rostered hours for Unite Union members. More >>

Unite Union to join rally against Israeli massacres

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 12:45 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union is calling on all supporters of human rights to join the rally at 2pm this Saturday in Auckland's Aotea Square to protest Israel's crime against the Palestinian people. More >>

Unite accuses McDonald's of wage theft

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 2:46 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union has accused McDonald's of deliberately denying many workers their legal entitlement to an alternative holiday or lieu day for working a public holiday, or alternatively denying workers pay for a public holiday when they were entitled to ... More >>

Stolen holiday leave needs repaying now says Unite Union

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:49 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union wants answers from the government as to why hundreds of thousands of workers are still waiting to have the annual leave stolen from them in the past restored. More >>

Unite Union Welcomes Minimum Wage Increase

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:07 am | Unite Union

Unite Union has welcomed the increase in the minimum wage from April of 75 cents an hour. More >>

Open letter to Restaurant Brands over alternative holidays

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 2:06 pm | Unite Union

It is with great concern that the manipulation of rosters to deny staff alternative holidays at Restaurant Brands has been confirmed to be so widespread that it must have been company policy at a senior level. More >>

 

 

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