Monday, December 08, 2014

Iwi muscle on workers' rights?


Interesting challenge to corporate behaviour from CTU Vice Prez, Syd Keepa.

Keepa reckons iwi could threaten to pull funds from ANZ unless the Ozzie banker stops being such a wan#*@er to its staff...

He notes that iwi leaders and Maori farmers forced Affco into good faith negotiations with its workers, who were on strike.



I'm not sure iwi are the activist collectives that Keepa hopes. Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/iwi-pressures-anz-for-staff-pay-rise-2014120607#ixzz3LGNuEWiL

Meanwhile opposition MP Nanaia Mahuta is trumpeting Labour's 'Future of Work Commission' as a way for Māori businesses, trusts, Iwi organisations and small businesses to discover further opportunities to boost regional development.


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