The Meat Workers Union have given up on trying to get change through getting their reps into the Labour Caucus. Insiders tell us it is because no one thinks the Labour Party will be in government after the election.
So they are running candidates at the local body elections. Though despite massive union membership they were only able to get two candidates
This year, Jobs that Count is standing up for you in to the Local Government elections. Jobs that Count candidates are standing in the North Island, including two Meat Workers Union members. Other candidates are signing up to our Jobs that Count pledge a
nd the support is coming in thick and fast.
You would think the Meat Workers Union would name their candidates but no, they do not. And the interested union members have chosen not to comment at all on the page. It looks like the Meat Workers are specialising in smoke and mirrors.