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Study Shows Disability Support Workers Undervalued

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 2:01 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union is pleased by further study results that show something needs to be done about pay rates for workers supporting people with disabilities. More >>

800 Spotless workers to strike on 2 April

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 4:48 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The lowest paid workers in our health system have given two weeks notice of strike action because their employer, Spotless Services, is refusing to pay out the wage rise negotiated last year. More >>

Air NZ discriminates against local workers too

Sunday, 16 March 2008, 11:50 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Air NZ has been caught out paying foreign crews at below minimum wage to work on its flights in and out of New Zealand. More >>

No presents under the tree for Air NZ workers

Wednesday, 12 December 2007, 11:15 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Spare a thought for the check-in staff behind the Air NZ counters as you leave for your Christmas break. More >>

Air New Zealand lock-out Notice Withdrawn

Sunday, 25 November 2007, 8:09 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

A lock-out notice issued to 120 Air New Zealand check-in staff at Auckland International Airport and due to take effect at midnight tonight has been withdrawn while negotiations progress. More >>

SFWU Groundstaff Negotiations Update

Friday, 9 November 2007, 5:11 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Air New Zealand has issued lockout notices to the SFWU over bargaining for a new Collective Employment Agreement. The notices affect approximately 145 of Air New Zealand's 3300 groundstaff, predominantly at Auckland International Airport and Cargo. More >>

Air NZ issues lockout notices to SFWU members

Friday, 9 November 2007, 5:05 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Air NZ has issued lockout notices for 107 Service and Food Workers members in airport services from 26 November through to 6 December, with a break for the weekend. More >>

Air NZ uses rosters to punish SFWU members

Friday, 19 October 2007, 3:03 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Air NZ managers have told part-time check-in staff at Auckland International Airport they will be rostered-on for only 20 hours a week because they belong to the Service and Food Workers Union. More >>

SFWU scores victory for new Air NZ workers

Sunday, 14 October 2007, 12:12 am | Service and Food Workers Union

New Air NZ front-line staff who join the Service and Food Workers Union cannot be forced to work “flexible” rosters on inferior conditions introduced earlier this year, the Employment Relations Authority has ruled. More >>

Spotless and Union find common ground

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:44 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Spotless Service Ltd and the Service and Food Workers Union have today jointly announced a way forward in the current hospital dispute. More >>

Employment Court overturns lockout.

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:08 am | Service and Food Workers Union

The Employment Court has overturned the lockout of 800 hospital cleaners, kitchen staff and orderlies say the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) "This evening the Court injuncted the lockout effectively putting an end to ... More >>

SFWU Daily Lockout Update - Day 9

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:05 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Whangarei Paul Charmers & Golden Bay Cement workers each donated $500. Members got another $125 from the public. More >>

Hospital lockout goes back to Court

Monday, 23 July 2007, 10:06 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Locked out hospital workers will take their case back to the Employment Court tomorrow, Monday, arguing that the nine day lockout by Spotless Services is illegal. Service and Food Workers Union spokesperson Alastair Duncan says the union will argue that ... More >>

Health Unions call on DHBs to do the right thing

Saturday, 21 July 2007, 1:47 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota Media Release – for immediate release 20 July 2007 More >>

SFWU Daily Lockout Update - Day 6

Saturday, 21 July 2007, 1:45 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Spent the day at the WINZ offices organising emergency benefits and keeping out of the rain. More >>

Spotless lockout sets a shameful milestone

Friday, 20 July 2007, 10:03 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Tomorrow (Friday) marks the sixth day of the lockout of 800 hospital cleaners, orderlies and kitchen workers by their employer Spotless Services Ltd. The Service and Food Workers Union says the hospital lockout now exceeds the total number of days lost ... More >>

The SFWU Daily Lockout Update - Day 5

Thursday, 19 July 2007, 5:28 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Highlights from the lockout sites: Kaitaia, North Shore (AKL), Waitakere (AKL), Middlemore (AKL), Tauranga, Rotorua, Gisborne, Wanganui, Hastings, Palmerston Nth, Invercargill More >>

Send A Message Of Support for Locked Out Workers

Thursday, 19 July 2007, 11:55 am | Service and Food Workers Union

Eight hundred members of the Service and Food Workers Union in New Zealand have been locked out from their jobs as cleaners, kitchen staff and orderlies in ten major hospitals. Spotless, the local arm of an Australian based transnational, has locked ... More >>

Daily Lockout Update - Day 4

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 5:19 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Highlights from the lockout sites: Kaitaia members will join the picket line in Whangarei tomorrow. Meanwhile the scabs are refusing to turn up to cover. Members have noted that the number of scab workers in the hospital has dropedd by as much as 50% since ... More >>

Union calling for donations - 0900 LOCKOUT

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 2:49 pm | Service and Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota has launched an national 0900 line for public donations to locked-out cleaners, kitchen workers and orderlies in our public hospitals. More >>

   

 

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