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Migration, Chefs and Essential Skills

August 15th, 2016 | by CWI Reporters

The top ten skilled migrant categories are chefs, dairy cattle farmer, cafe/restaurant manager, retail manager, carpenter, dairy cattle farm worker, retail supervisor, aged or disabled carer, truck driver, registered nurse (aged care)

Unite defeats ‘zero-hours’

May 22nd, 2015 | by Joe Kelly

In May unionised fast food workers in New Zealand celebrated a comprehensive win over the major fast food companies. McDonalds,

Bank workers dispute

February 14th, 2015 | by Joe Kelly

Since August 2014 workers at ANZ Bank have been involved in the longest-running dispute in New Zealand’s finance sector’s history.

Petroleum drivers on strike

May 23rd, 2014 | by Joe Kelly

Since May 1 petrol tanker drivers employed in the Northland area have been on an indefinite strike to secure better pay and conditions

Socialist perspectives for Aotearoa / New Zealand

February 17th, 2014 | by Socialist Voice

The purpose of this document is to give a broad analysis of economic, political, industrial, and social processes in New Zealand today. In our view this type of analysis and understanding of processes can help make socialists and social justice activists better prepared for future class struggles and for building fighting organisations

Unions need a strategy to beat back National’s attacks

August 12th, 2013 | by Jared Phillips

Since 2009 the National-led government has carried out a series of attacks against workers and their unions. The measures have included the introduction of probationary employment periods, the reintroduction of youth rates and drastic changes to access to sick leave

Teachers and public education under attack

April 11th, 2013 | by CWI Reporters

Teachers in New Zealand are facing a perfect storm. For the time being they have faced down government attempts to increase class sizes but have also had to contend with school closures and mergers in Christchurch and a move to introduce charter schools

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