Vote as if your lives depend on it

More than 100 years ago, New Zealand workers helped form a new political party, called the NZ Labour Party.  It was formed on 8 July 1916 by unions of the early 20th century as a political arm of workers.  It came after earlier attempts to organise industrially, particularly by the miners at Waihi and the murder of unionist Frederick George Evans.  What's changed?

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Four weeks to election day - time to change the government

It's less than four weeks until NZ goes to the poll to elect a new government on 23 September 2017.  What are Meat WorkersUnion members saying?1503483135780.jpg

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MWU thanks Andrew, welcomes Jacinda

The Meat Workers Union acknowledges Andrew Little in the hard decision he has made to step down from the Labour leadership and welcomes Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis as the new leadership team in the Labour Party.
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