Maritime Union of New Zealand members at the Ports of Auckland met this morning to look at the recommendations of the Employment Relations Authority facilitator on the dispute.
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The Maritime Union of New Zealand welcomes today the message from Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) that it is willing to compromise, on the basis of the recommendations of the facilitator, to reach the settlement of a collective agreement at the Port.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) says productivity bonuses paid to Ports of Auckland workers who are members of MUNZ are a “positive sign.”
Maritime Union of NZ General Secretary, Joe Fleetwood, said today that the government is vandalising the New Zealand fishing industry with plans to contract out the fishing observers for fishing vessels.
The contracting out of work covered in a signed collective employment agreement between the parties is a major stumbling block in the current industrial dispute at Ports of Auckland.
The current dispute at Ports of Auckland is about workers maintaining a family life outside work.