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Burger King Leaves Workers In The Dark Over Lockdown Pay

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 3:37 pm | Unite Union

Burger King’s failure to let workers know before today what they will be paid during the lockdown is inexcusable says Unite Union. “They have sent over 2,500 employees home without any idea of what their income will be during the lockdown. ... More >>

Pizza Delivery Is NOT An Essential Service

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 2:15 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union today called for Pizza shops, other takeaways and non-essential retailers to be told they need to close. Dominoes have announced they will remain open delivery and have even turned the announcement into a publicity stunt, offering free pizza ... More >>

Lockdown Was Necessary And Now Guaranteed Income Support And Protections Are Vital

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 8:17 am | Unite Union

Unite union fully supports the government’s move to a lockdown. “We had so many emails, calls and messages from members genuinely fearful for their health and that of their families if they were forced to keep going to work” said National Secretary ... More >>

McDonald's to pay tens of thousands of workers holiday pay

Monday, 18 November 2019, 2:04 pm | Unite Union

McDonald's agrees to pay tens of thousands of workers millions in holiday pay says Unite Union More >>

SkyCity union members striking this weekend

Friday, 15 November 2019, 2:32 pm | Unite Union

SEA-Unite SkyCity workers are expected to strike this weekend after 50 called in sick with symptoms linked to smoke inhalation from the convention centre fire. More >>

Tens of thousands of workers health at risk for days

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:17 am | Unite Union

Unite Union is demanding Worksafe New Zealand does it job and investigates if tens of thousands of workers had their health endangered at work last week. It is also asking it’s members to seek medical advice and lodge ACC claims if they were or ... More >>

SkyCity union wants answers from CEO

Monday, 28 October 2019, 5:11 pm | Unite Union

Unite union is making no apologies for demanding assurances and proof, in writing, that the SkyCity workplace is safe. On Labour Day - a day when New Zealand is supposed to celebrate the rights that workers have fought for — union members at SkyCity ... More >>

Time for shareholders to share with the workers

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:03 pm | Unite Union

Time for shareholders to share with the workers - Casino union members to picket SkyCity AGM More >>

Casino strike and picket at SkyCity

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 11:11 am | Unite Union

SkyCity Casino workers will be on strike and picketing today as Rob Campbell, the Chair of SkyCity Casino talks to other employers about making pay fair at a “Wellbeing at Work” conference today. More >>

SkyCity workers strike to join the Student Climate Strike

Friday, 27 September 2019, 9:46 am | Unite Union

SEA-Unite union members at SkyCity casino in Auckland have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action today to support the student led Climate Strike. More >>

UPDATE: 97% SkyCity union members vote for strike

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 11:56 am | Unite Union

SEA-Unite media UPDATE: 97% SkyCity union members vote for Rugby World Cup Strike - Tūtira mai ngā iwi! More >>

Let them eat cake! SkyCity workers to strike

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:44 pm | Unite Union

Let them eat cake! SkyCity workers to strike as casino celebrates another holiday workers can’t take. More >>

Casino union members voting to strike again this weekend

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 3:25 pm | Unite Union

Casino union members voting to strike again this weekend after SkyCity brings no offer to mediation. More >>

Hundreds SkyCity Casino out on picket as strike extended

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 11:53 am | Unite Union

Hundreds of SEA-Unite union members rocked Federal Street outside SkyCity Casino in Auckland as they went on strike tonight to bring “back the weekend”. More >>

SkyCity Casino workers set to strike

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 9:35 am | Unite Union

SkyCity workers have voted overwhelmingly for strike action to get SkyCity to recognise that workers should be compensated for the unsociable hours they do so that the casino can rake in the cash at nights and weekends. More >>

Workers being forced back to China without a day in court

Monday, 29 July 2019, 4:10 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union is appealing to Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway to allow six Chinese construction workers to be allowed to stay in New Zealand so they can testify in an Employment Relations Authority hearing scheduled for October and November this ... More >>

Union accuses Restaurant Brands of trying to cheat staff

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:20 am | Unite Union

Restaurant Brands Ltd (RBL), is asking staff to authorise the deduction of so-called overpayments from the annual leave money they owe their current and former staff. More >>

Why is MBIE allowing Restaurant Brands to cheat workers?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 12:09 pm | Unite Union

Unite Union is asking for Restaurant Brands to pay annual leave entitlements back further than they have agreed to do with the Ministry of Business Innovation and Enterprise. More >>

Hospital Attendants at Waikato Hospital to strike

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:30 am | Unite Union

The one hundred attendants, members of Unite Union, have been in negotiations with the Waikato District Health Board since November last year. More >>

KFC, Carl’s Jr and Pizza Hut workers to strike this weekend

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:26 am | Unite Union

KFC is off the menu this weekend as hundreds of Fast Food workers employed by Restaurant Brands and members of Unite Union take strike action this weekend. More >>

 

 

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