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Government commitment to future of rail will save lives

Monday, 16 December 2019, 8:37 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Plans announced for the future of New Zealand’s railways will save lives and strengthen the economy, and the Rail & Maritime Transport Union says the announcements highlight the importance of voting to keep National out in 2020. More >>

Lyttelton Port Workers’ Union Protests

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:12 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), representing port workers at Lyttelton port, has today handed a letter of protest to the captain of a ship carrying Blood Phosphate mined in the Western Sahara that arrived at the port just before midnight ... More >>

Protests Against Arrival of Blood Phosphate Ship

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:49 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), representing port workers at Napier port, has today handed a letter of protest to the captain of a ship carrying Blood Phosphate mined in the Western Sahara that arrived at the port this morning. More >>

Ravensdown Appear to Prefer Confrontation to Dialogue

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:33 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Agrochemical company Ravensdown is risking potentially disruptive direct action by refusing to allow port workers to register their protest at the importing of Blood Phosphate from the Western Sahara, says the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU). More >>

New Zealand workers need to use the toilet

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:06 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Women are taking medication to dehydrate themselves because they cannot access a toilet at work. More >>

Hillside lives again: “We never gave up”, say rail workers

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:38 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers in Dunedin and around New Zealand are celebrating news of the government’s almost $20 million investment into Hillside engineering workshop, rescuing the site from years of unnecessary and artificially imposed decline. KiwiRail’s decision ... More >>

Industrial Dispute Settled at Port Otago

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 4:11 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union and the Maritime Union of New Zealand have settled their two month long running dispute with Port Otago. More >>

Rail Union Ratifies Ground Breaking Pay Deal

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:08 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) has today ratified a ground breaking pay deal with Dunedin Railways which will see all union members being paid a living wage and the lowest paid receiving an 18% wage increase. Higher paid RMTU members ... More >>

$100,000 CEO pay Rise a slap in the face, say Port Workers

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:14 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The release yesterday of Port Otago’s financial result for 2019, outlining a 12% increase and profits, including the news that the Chief Executive had received a $100,000 pay increase taking his remuneration to between $610,000-620,000, is like ... More >>

Mediation Between Unions and Port Otago to Continue

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:55 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Whilst progress was made in mediated bargaining today between Port Otago workers represented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and management a ban on overtime is still due to commence on ... More >>

Talks Fail at Port Otago

Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:38 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Negotiations between Port Otago workers represented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and management failed today and the unions have issued notice of an overtime ban from Saturday 7th September. More >>

Port Otago Workers Vote For Industrial Action

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:16 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Port Otago staff represented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) this afternoon voted for an indefinite ban on overtime if talks with management are not successful. More >>

Transport workers support Fair Pay Agreements

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:16 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Transport workers say they are optimistic about the potential for Fair Pay Agreements to improve New Zealanders’ working lives. More >>

Voting begins on deal to end Auckland rail dispute

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 9:53 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail maintenance workers suspended for striking by employer CAF NZ will vote on a deal that could end the dispute. More >>

Suspended rail workers to rally outside Britomart station

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 3:41 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

A wave of suspensions has hit Auckland’s railways, in a rapidly escalating dispute that risks causing massive disruption to commuters. Spanish-owned CAF NZ sent last nights maintenance shift home with suspension notices after they refused to be intimidated ... More >>

Massive disruption ahead for Auckland commuters

Monday, 13 May 2019, 5:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Massive disruption ahead for Auckland commuters following railway “declaration of war” More >>

Auckland railway maintenance workers vote to strike

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 12:54 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at CAF, who maintain passenger trains for Auckland Metro, have voted unanimously to take industrial action beginning on the 14th of May. More >>

Fake news is no solution to Metlink driver shortage

Monday, 25 February 2019, 8:44 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Wellington train drivers say they are quitting their jobs due to low morale and company mismanagement. More >>

Transdev union busting risks provoking Auckland strike

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:21 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland train staff accuse their employer, Transdev, of devoting more energy to union busting than reaching a mutually acceptable agreement. Hundreds of Rail and Maritime Transport Union members are currently voting whether to consider strike ... More >>

Auckland rail workers ballot to strike for fair pay

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:08 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Frustrated Auckland railway workers say stalled pay negotiations have reached the end of the line, and are set to vote on strike action today. More >>

 

 

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