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Calling All Workers

A programme from the combined trade unions of Manawatu, looking at current issues affecting local workers.

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Calling All Workers 01-10-2019
Dereck talks to Minster Iain Lees Galloway about the changes to streamline and simplify temporary work visas for employers and foreign workers replacing the current six with just one Temporary Work Visa. Also some discussion on proposed sector agreements
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Calling All Workers 17-09-2019
John Shennan - The Peterloo Massacre
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Calling All Workers 06-08-2019
Heather with Zoe Port
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Calling All Workers 23-07-2019
George Larkins MCWU - Dereck and George have a brief discussion around the recent changes to Employment Law made by the current Labour Lead Coalition Government. Ending the show with "Can't kick me out of part the Union" by the Straubs
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Calling All Workers 09-07-2019
FIRST Union Organiser, Dion Martin, discuss: Myanmar Young Leaders Programme [x2 songs by MYLP, x1 by Dion 'Step By Step']; NZCTU Unions/Govt Forum [NZCTU President speech]; Retail employers in collective agreement negotiations with FIRST Union (Farmers [picket chants], KMart, Bunnings, The Warehouse, H&M, Mitre 10 Dunedin/Mosgiel); Minimum Wage/Living Wage; Fair Pay Agreements; Q&A in Nov with Dereck Picking & George Larkins; Barbara Tilyard-Silbery [a memorial song by Dion]; 'People of Aotearoa' [Dion song]
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Calling All Workers 04-06-2019
Dereck with George Larkins - MCWU
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Calling All Workers 21-05-2019
Dereck Picking and Jared Abbott (Secretary Transport, Logistics & Manufacturing FIRST Union) discuss: First Union has signed the first collective in the sheep shearing and wool handling industry in 24 years with local Manawatu Shearing Ltd. The collective includes market-leading rates of pay and will enable workers within the company to engage more in decision making around their employment and the wider industry.
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Calling All Workers 07-05-2019
Lyn Williams - In Safe Hands
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Calling All Workers 16-04-2019
John Shennan with Bill Rosenberg
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Show host: MPR - Manawatu People's Radio Category: News, Issues and Current Affairs Language: English Website: Show's website Email: Email this show iTunesPodcasts on iTunes

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