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MUNZ/RMTU Joint Media Release: Transport Workers Welcome International Support For Fair Pay Agreements

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 1:50 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Maritime Union of New Zealand / Rail and Maritime Transport Union joint media release Two of New Zealand’s leading transport unions have welcomed international support for the proposed Fair Pay Agreements (FPA’s). Discussions last week at the International ... More >>

Derailment A Reminder Of Workplace Health And Safety Hazards

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 11:44 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The union representing rail workers says three of its members were fortunate to escape serious injuries after a derailment. A KiwiRail DC-class locomotive was derailed at St Johns, central Auckland, at 1.25am this morning. Three KiwiRail staff members ... More >>

Reappointment Of KiwiRail CEO Peter Reidy A Positive Move

Monday, 2 May 2022, 9:26 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The announcement that Peter Reidy will return to the CEO role at KiwiRail is seen as a positive by the union representing KiwiRail workers. Peter Reidy resigned as CEO of KiwiRail in 2018, and was replaced by Greg Miller, who resigned in November ... More >>

Port Workers Protest Against Blood Phosphate Ship

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 10:51 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) is calling attention to the importation of “blood phosphate” into New Zealand ports. RMTU members will be handing a letter of protest to the captain of the ship Stony Stream when it arrives into Port of Napier, ... More >>

Auckland Metro Rail Workers To Vote On Industrial Action

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 3:11 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Industrial action could be hitting Auckland metro rail in March, unless rail workers receive an acceptable pay increase. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union is balloting its members at Auckland One Rail for industrial action following a breakdown in pay ... More >>

Rail And Maritime Transport Union Media Release: KiwiRail Workers Ratify New Pay Deal

Monday, 14 February 2022, 6:33 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at KiwiRail have ratified a new pay deal that increases hourly pay rates and allowances. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says the new agreement provides stability for the workforce and to KiwiRail customers ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Withdraw Strike Notices

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 3:11 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon withdrawn all seven strikes notices that were issued for the days 16-22 December inclusive. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says the employers ... More >>

Passenger Rail Services Need To Be Back On Track Now

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 5:13 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Further delays with long distance passenger rail services are undermining New Zealand’s climate change response, says the Union for rail workers. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says passenger rail offers a low emission option ... More >>

KiwiRail strike notices withdrawn following new offer

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 11:55 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Strike notices on KiwiRail have been withdrawn. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says following negotiations between the RMTU and KiwiRail, a new offer from KiwiRail will be taken back to union members for ratification. The ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Seventh Strike Notice

Monday, 6 December 2021, 3:14 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a seventh strike notice following on from the six issued to date. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of a further ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Sixth Strike Notice

Sunday, 5 December 2021, 4:45 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a sixth strike notice following on from the five issued earlier this week. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Fifth Strike Notice

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 3:31 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a fifth strike notice following on from the four issued earlier this week. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Fourth Strike Notice

Friday, 3 December 2021, 3:03 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a fourth strike notice following on from the three issued earlier this week. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Third Strike Notice

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 3:05 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a third strike notice following on from the two issued earlier this week. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Second Strike Notice

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 2:51 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a second strike notice following on from the one issued yesterday. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of a further ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Issue Strike Notice

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3:19 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued notice of a 24 hour full strike on 16th December. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says the decision to issue notice follows on from ... More >>

Strike Notices Announced For National Rail Stoppage

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9:49 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Strike action by rail workers is set to paralyse KiwiRail operations next month, affecting both rail and ferry transport. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says the Union has served KiwiRail two separate strike notices ... More >>

Timaru Port Workers Vote To Strike

Friday, 19 November 2021, 11:29 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The results of a secret ballot of Port of Timaru workers saw an overwhelming majority vote for strike action to pursue a general wage increase of 8%. 94% of workers voting supported industrial action. Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) South Island ... More >>

Rail Workers Vote For Nationwide Strike And Stoppage

Monday, 15 November 2021, 4:56 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

A nationwide ballot of members of New Zealand’s rail union will see strike action against KiwiRail, affecting both rail and ferry transport. The strike action will affect all rail operations in New Zealand including rail ferries and Auckland and ... More >>

Rail Union Says New Locomotives A Great Investment In Future Of KiwiRail

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 8:56 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Union representing rail workers is backing KiwiRail’s new purchase of KR locomotives from Swiss-based company Stadler, and the involvement of workers in the procurement process. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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