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Trade union leaders to present 'government report-card'

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 9:42 am | Workers Rights Campaign

Trade union leaders and MPs will present a report card on the government's performance at a public meeting in Wellington tomorrow. More >>

Fighting National’s Anti-Worker Laws

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 11:16 am | Workers Rights Campaign

A public meeting is set for Thursday 7:30pm at St John’s Church in the City concerning the National Party’s anti-worker laws. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7am-9:30am Wellington Railway Station commuters will be leafleted about the event. More >>

Workers Rights Campaign Meeting

Thursday, 22 October 2009, 3:50 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

The Workers Rights Campaign, a Christchurch based group of unionists and activists has been heavily-involved in collecting signatures for Unite trade union’s petition for a citizens-initiated referendum to increase the minimum wage. The group is organising ... More >>

Workers Rights Campaign will be picketing WINZ

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 10:16 am | Workers Rights Campaign

Activists from the Workers Rights Campaign will be picketing WINZ High St in central Christchurch today (Wednesday the 15th) at 1pm to protest the National government's corporate welfare scheme that will see young people receiving the unemployment benefit ... More >>

Happy Jacks “consultative forum”

Saturday, 13 June 2009, 12:04 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

It was neither consultative nor a forum. Key sought no information and no advice from the audience, and there was no public discussion. That would be the hallmark of a genuine consultative forum. Besides, what kind of consultative forum charges ... More >>

A teach-in they won’t advertise

Tuesday, 28 April 2009, 2:29 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

Quite what it is about ordinary working people getting together to talk about a ‘response to the financial crisis’ isn’t that clear – MP’s talk about it, business people talk about it even Union spokesperson talk about it - the prospect however ... More >>

Picket on Government’s Jobs “Summit”

Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 12:14 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

The recently formed Workers Rights Campaign will picket the Government’s “Jobs Summit” at the Town Hall on Friday 17th between noon and 1:00 pm. More >>

Pacific Brands and Sealord decisions contemptible

Friday, 6 March 2009, 10:13 am | Workers Rights Campaign

The Workers Rights Campaign today expressed its profound contempt for the so-called captains of industry in their ignoble fleeing the country. More >>

Christchurch protesters oppose ‘fire at will law’

Sunday, 1 March 2009, 1:36 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

Protesters gathered outside National MP Nicky Wagner’s office last Friday, February 27, to show their opposition to the government’s introduction of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2008, which comes in to force on the first of March. More >>

National M.P. picketed over 90 day law

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 12:51 pm | Workers Rights Campaign

While government and business leaders traded words at the “jobs summit” around thirty people picketed National list M.P. Nicola Wagner's office in Christchurch to protest the new "fire-at-will" provisions of New Zealand's industrial ... More >>

"Fire-at-Will" Legislation - The Big Lie

Monday, 23 February 2009, 11:08 am | Workers Rights Campaign

Canterbury's newly-formed Workers Rights Campaign is planning a symbolic picket at the offices of Government M.P. Nicola Wagner to protest at the new "fire-at-will" provisions of New Zealand's industrial law. More >>