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First Union president Robert Reid says the move was a "bitter blow" for Gisborne workers and the community.

Juken NZ looks to halve Gisborne mill staff in bid to drive profitability

Tue 23 Jan 3

The move follows a drop in demand from Juken's main export market.

First Union spokeswoman Tali Williams said "It’s appalling that a wildly profitable bank like BNZ is looking to put so many people out of work"

BNZ in talks with staff as digital adoption spurs restructure

Tue 17 Oct 6

BNZ and its peers have been boosting their online channels in recent years.

Mitre 10 chair Dippie's own stores still at odds with union after 3.5 years

Fri 26 May

They made some headway at meetings in October and November, but couldn't agree on the wording of a trial period provision, the wage clause, and term of the collective agreement.

Z Energy off the hook – tanker strike action now unlikely

Wed 30 Sep

Z Energy contractor Pacific Fuel Haul agrees to reinstate a previously agreed offer to avoid strike.

Strike action for tankers to hit Z energy

Tue 29 Sep

A union representative says workers are frustrated with their employer over the fairness of a proposed deduction clause in their employment contracts.

Foodstuffs North Island general manager retail Doug Cochrane

More than 100 Foodstuffs workers laid off

Fri 26 Jun

“We need to meet the evolving needs of our customers and to do this we need to have a network of well located, large format stores,” Foodstuffs' Doug Cochrane says.


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