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The Unionist


The Unionist

The Unionist is the CTU's weekly email newsletter, and is our main publication of union news and issues, coming out each week on a Friday. The latest issue is below, or click here for all previous issues). [ RSS feed here].
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Fairness At Work - Plays of the Week

Plays of the Week is a brief weekly heads up from the Council of Trade Unions Fairness At Work campaign. Tips, tools and news to help you start worksite conversations each week about the real stories this election. Plays of the Week will have a couple of short bites of information, and details of any union election events happening in your area.
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THE UNIONIST: Election, cheaper doctor visits, wages and interest rates.
In The Unionist this week: the election, cheaper doctor visits, wages and interest rates. Election 2008 - November 8th The Prime Minister has today announced the election date as November 8th.


THE UNIONIST: Election, cheaper doctor visits, wages and interest rates.

THE UNIONIST: Work rights, billboards, ACC, tolls, rural employers

THE UNIONIST: Privatisation, Out At Work, Wage Drive, Aged Care petition

THE UNIONIST: ACC, finance lending, work rights wage drive

THE UNIONIST: Plays of the Week, Wage Drive, Hollow Men

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Fairness @ Work Plays of the Week Issue 6

Fairness @ Work Plays of the Week Issue 5

Fairness @ Work Plays of the Week Issue 4

Fairness @ Work Plays of the Week Issue 3

Fairness @ Work Plays of the Week Issue 2

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Back Again: Government Approves TPP11 Mandate

The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets.

Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes possible to the original TPP agreement, something that the remaining TPP11 countries have agreed on. More>>

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Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice. More>>

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Rail: Greens Back Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland Service

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More>>

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Housing: Voluntary Rental Warrant Of Fitness For Wellington

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>

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Treaty: Agreement In Principle Signed With Moriori

“The Crown acknowledges Moriori was left virtually landless from 1870, hindering its cultural, social and economic development. The Crown also acknowledges its contribution to the myths that the people of Moriori were racially inferior and became extinct." More>>

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Susan Devoy: Call For Inquiry Into State Abuse Reaches UN

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions. More>>

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(Not National): Cross-Party Agreement On Pike River Re-Entry

The commitment was signed this afternoon by the leaders of Labour, United Future, The Maori Party, and the Green Party and, together with the earlier commitment by New Zealand First, means that there is now a Parliamentary majority behind the families’ fight for truth and justice. More>>

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