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Unions Wellington Devastated By Council Vote To Sell Wellington Airport

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 6:13 pm | Unions Wellington

Wellington Airport is on track to be the first fully privatised airport in NZ. Unions Wellington co-convenor Sabina Rizos-Shaw says the Council has abandoned its commitment to workers, the environment and economic democracy by privatising the city’s most ... More >>

Poll Shows Three Quarters Of Wellingtonians Oppose Airport Sale

Friday, 17 May 2024, 10:08 am | Unions Wellington

A new poll commissioned by Unions Wellington shows an overwhelming majority of Wellingtonians oppose the Council’s plan to sell the 34% public stake in Wellington Airport. More >>

WCC’s $20 Million Airport Dividend A Good Reason To Stop Sell Off

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 1:38 pm | Unions Wellington

The dividend payment was confirmed this week in the release of Wellington International Airport Limited’s 2024 Annual Report. More >>

International Workers Day Celebrated In Wellington

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 2:46 pm | Unions Wellington

The First of May is International Workers Day. Since 1889, it has been commemorated by workers, unions and progressive groups around the world. It is an opportunity for working people to celebrate our past victories and articulate a vision for the ... More >>

Unions “Keep The Airport Ours” Forum Was Democracy In Action

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 9:58 pm | Unions Wellington

Thistle Hall was packed out on the night of Wednesday 17 April with members of the public concerned about the Council’s proposal to sell its 34% share in Wellington Airport. The forum, organised by Unions Wellington, was attended by nine Wellington ... More >>

Unions Wellington Launches Campaign To Stop Airport Sale

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:40 am | Unions Wellington

The Wellington branch of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions has launched a campaign to oppose the sale of the Wellington City Council’s 34% share in the Wellington Airport. A public forum will be held at Thistle Hall at 6pm, Wednesday 17 April. ... More >>

Candidates To Speak At Unions Wellington By-election Forum

Wednesday, 24 January 2024, 1:23 pm | Unions Wellington

The Wellington branch of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions is hosting a forum for the Pukehīnau/Lambton Ward by-election candidates at 6pm, Wednesday 31 January at Bedlam & Squalor, 1/18 Garret Street. Unions and attendees will question ... More >>

Candidates Back More Rights For Vulnerable Workers

Friday, 7 July 2023, 6:10 am | Unions Wellington

Wellington city parliamentary candidates Ibrahim Omer, Fleur Fitsimons, Julie-Anne Genter and Tamatha Paul expressed their support for contractors’ rights at a packed event at Bedlam and Squalor on Wednesday night. The event, hosted by Unions Wellington ... More >>

Unions Support School Strike For Climate

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 12:56 pm | Unions Wellington

Unions Support School Strike for ClimateUnions Wellington, the local regional council of trade unions, expresses its support for the upcoming School Strike for Climate. The Union movement has campaigned for a number of years for a proactive and urgent ... More >>

Door-knocking Campaign Urges Wellingtonians To Vote For Workers’ Rights

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 8:36 am | Unions Wellington

Trade union activists will go from house to house asking Wellingtonians to pledge their vote in the general election to parties and candidates who support workers’ rights. Unions Wellington launches its election campaign at 6pm on Wednesday July ... More >>

Unions Wellington condemns blackmail of bus drivers

Monday, 1 April 2019, 12:34 pm | Unions Wellington

The Bus and Coach Association (BCA) is threatening to cancel thousands of services, in retaliation against changes to the Employment Relations Act which require employers to give bus drivers toilet and meal breaks. More >>

Students on strike are fighting for all of us

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 7:24 pm | Unions Wellington

The Wellington Local Affiliates Council of the New Zealand trade union movement offers its full support to school students walking out of class on Friday 15 March. More >>

Bus strike working, shows importance of resolving dispute

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 10:03 am | Unions Wellington

Unions Wellington has been actively supporting Wellington's bus drivers strike, and has been pleased at the results today. More >>

Wellington supports the bus drivers

Friday, 19 October 2018, 9:28 am | Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. More >>

Cyclone Gita and work: Unions Wellington says stay safe

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:36 pm | Unions Wellington

Unions Wellington convenor Ben Peterson wants to remind working people in Wellington to stay safe. Tomorrow the Wellington region is due to be hit by the tail end of Cyclone Gita which is likely to result in high winds, lots of rain and the possibility ... More >>

Statement on behalf of Five Boroughs staff

Friday, 2 February 2018, 5:24 pm | Unions Wellington

Yesterday former staff of Five Boroughs restaurant and Unions Wellington representatives met with their former employer. Staff were able to get guarantees regarding their owed Holiday Pay which was paid out yesterday afternoon. More >>

Unions Wellington wants Justice for ‘Five Boroughs’ staff

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 7:08 pm | Unions Wellington

Unions Wellington Calls for Justice for ‘Five Boroughs’ Workers This afternoon Unions Wellington met with a number of staff from 'Five Boroughs'. This business has recently gone into liquidation, leaving staff owed over $32,000 in wages and ... More >>

Striking workers receive overwhelming public support

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:37 pm | Unions Wellington

Since news of strike action on Wellington’s trains went public last night, there has been an outpouring of support for rail workers from commuters. More >>

Unions Wellington endorses Peace Protests

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:53 am | Unions Wellington

Last week, Unions Wellington voted in favour to support plans by Peace Action Wellington to protest the upcoming Defence, Industry & National Security Forum. Members of 9 affiliated unions were present at the meeting. More >>

Wellington protest in solidarity with People of Palestine

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:26 pm | Unions Wellington

Wellingtonians will protest in Civic Square this Friday the 28th of July at 4:30 pm to stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine. More >>





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