Workers walk off the job at 2Cheap Cars in East Tamaki
17 July 2015
Workers walk off
the job at 2Cheap Cars in East Tamaki
walked off the job at 2Cheap Cars in East Tamaki over
concerns about unsafe working conditions and racist abuse
from their employer.
The workers, who are car
groomers for the nationwide dealership, have formed a picket
line this morning outside the company’s site at Lady Ruby
Drive in East Tamaki.
They contacted the union
yesterday after walking off the job.
just want to be able to go to work, do their jobs, and be
treated fairly,” says Louisa Jones, EPMU national industry
The workers have reported unfair working
conditions as well as issues around safety and
“We are trying to negotiate a safe
return to work with the employer,” says Louisa Jones.
“We have contacted WorkSafe and the Human Rights
Commission seeking an independent mediator to assist.”
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