strike

I wonder if the CTU will refund the donations now

The other day we wrote about the CTU using Give A Little to?raise funds for their strike action against Talleys and AFFCO.

It seems they were all talk about the strike action, as it has been called off now.

A strike planned by Affco meat processing workers on Monday, and a rally at Parliament on Tuesday, have been called off.

The turnaround came after Meat Workers Union representatives met with Andrew Talley, director of Affco owner Talleys, plus iwi leaders Ken Mair and Tuku Morgan on Saturday.

Affco sites will meet in the coming days to consider developments. No further comment would be made by the union.

Workers at Affco’s eight North Island meat processing plants were to go on strike for two days this week in protest over what the union claims is their “third world conditions”. ?? Read more »

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Irony

Irony is a casual worker holding a sign opposing casual work, but hey there you go, that is the logic of the?Maritime?Union for you.

He is moaning about not having a single “guaranteed” hour…I wonder what he has earned despite not having?guarantees….of course he could have always gone and got a nice guaranteed hours job elsewhere, though I suspect the pay might have been substantial less than he enjoys presently.

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