Press releases were issued this morning by the Maritime Union of New Zealand, and our allies in the Labour and Green Parties. They are reprinted below.
The two main waterfront unions have condemned a proposal to slash 12 jobs at Port Otago.
New Zealand union representatives will rally on Thursday 17 February 2011 outside the Mexican Embassy in Wellington at 12.30pm in support of Mexican workers’ rights as part of an international week of solidarity actions.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has vowed to go on the offensive against employment law changes pushed through by the National Government.
Leading international mining and maritime unions representing millions of workers around the world are meeting in Auckland.