The union is aware of the letters received by our members regarding the employers proposed changes to black watch establishments.

We are in the process of initiating with the employer consultation on the proposal. We are endeavouring to seek changes in the proposed clauses relating to early retirement and redundancy. In your CEA there is no redundancy agreement unless you are covered by Part 3 of that CEA.

In the meantime the Union urges you not to enter into any agreement with the employer on any of these matters. The union will be providing formal proposals to the employer next week as to redundancy compensation and other redundancy matters. And other serious matters relating to changes to conditions of employment.

A copy of the unions’ letter to the employer will be made available to members next week.

The union will be seeking a formal process with the employer which we hope will result in an agreement relating to all matters relating to the restructure.

There will be appropriate members meetings as soon as it is appropriate.

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Season’s Greetings and Office Hours

The Auckland Local wishes all members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The Auckland Office will be closed from the afternoon of Friday 23 December 2022, reopening on Monday 9 January 2023.


Ratification Meeting next Tuesday 13th Dec at 5pm

As you will be well aware by now, we have finally reached an agreed term of settlement in the negotiation for a new CEA. The NZPFU is recommending members accept it and ratify the settlement offer. The National Committee has completely wrung out the sponge for every possible drop of benefit to members, and it's now our turn to act.


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SIGNIFICANT SETTLEMENT OFFERED TO NZPFU MEMBERS

Christmas cheer may have come a little earlier for NZPFU members with the NZPFU National Committee today releasing and recommending ratification of a proposed settlement with FENZ. After 18 gruelling months of negotiations and six months of industrial action including all NZPFU members walking off the job twice, the NZPFU members have just received the detail of the proposed settlement that the NZPFU recommends members’ accept.