Written By: - Date published: 10:36 pm, July 27th, 2020 - 19 comments
There is no blueprint for building a stronger more effective trade union movement. There are many, who each and every day wake up and do exactly that.
Written By: - Date published: 9:55 am, March 18th, 2016 - 69 comments
Bunnings tries for an end run around employment law by using “paid volunteers”.
Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, March 5th, 2015 - 8 comments
Today is not a good day for workers. Employment law changes that take effect today weaken workers’ rights and will result in more cases of zero-hour contract “excesses”. Labour’s Iain Lees-Galloway has been doing good work on this issue (sign the petition). In contrast National’s position now appears confused, with Workplace Relations & Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse acknowledging problems even as today’s changes make matters worse.
Written By: - Date published: 12:07 pm, March 3rd, 2015 - 80 comments
Danyl at the Dim-Post has looked more closely at the decision to award a worker $168k over a cake and a Facebook post – and what it tells us about National’s employment law reforms.
Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, July 26th, 2013 - 43 comments
Over the coming weeks I’m going to go through each of National’s changes to employment law to show how they will make our workplaces less fair and reduce Kiwis’ pay.
The first is the change allowing the boss to refuse to negotiate a collective agreement.