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The Mt Albert By election

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, February 25th, 2017 - 80 comments

It is election day today in Mt Albert for the successor to David Shearer.

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Housing dreams should not be blocked

Written By: - Date published: 2:18 pm, August 5th, 2016 - 54 comments

Unions Auckland’s Housing Action Committee is planning to highlight the homeless crisis tomorrow by protesting at a Block NZ’s open home to highlight the absurdity of the current housing market.

Restaurant Brands to end zero hour contracts

Written By: - Date published: 8:36 am, April 9th, 2015 - 15 comments

Unite has achieved a significant victory by persuading Restaurant Brands to do away with zero hour contracts and to guarantee minimum working hours for staff.

Key laughs off minimum wage earners

Written By: - Date published: 10:43 am, February 19th, 2010 - 15 comments

John Key’s recent stint at the Big Gay Out wasn’t all target marketing and niche political branding. He also had a run in with living-wage campaigners who took him to task for his government’s poor response to minimum wage earners and asked if he could live on the minimum wage.

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