Tagged: globalization

Transport workers mobilize as overseas rolling stock arrives in New Zealand 0

Transport workers mobilize as overseas rolling stock arrives in New Zealand

The New Zealand affiliates of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) met today to discuss their concerns with the arrival of KiwiRail’s new locomotives in the country.

Spotlight goes on abuse of overseas crews 0

Spotlight goes on abuse of overseas crews

The publication of a report on the exploitation of overseas fishing crews in New Zealand waters by the Sunday Star Times today has “lifted the lid” on what is going on in the industry.

Rail manufacturing decision idiotic 0

Rail manufacturing decision idiotic

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says the decision by KiwiRail to offshore production of rail wagons is an indictment on the National Government and KiwiRail management.

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped 0

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped

The Maritime Union is calling for the abandonment of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, describing the free trade plan as a “sell out to global corporations.”

Rail campaign Dunedin meeting attracts positive public response 0

Rail campaign Dunedin meeting attracts positive public response

A public meeting in South Dunedin on Monday 12 July to support the campaign to build new trains for Auckland in New Zealand workshops attracted around 50 people.