Let the Games Begin- The World's First Strike of 2011!
1,100 unionised workers in SkyCity Casino, Auckland, are preparing for strike action on New Years Eve- to achieve a Living Wage of $15 ph for the starting rate. If in Auckland, come down and support the workers- txt Joe at (0064) 029 44 55 702 messages of solidarity. or Leave your solidarity message HERE from Unite union's Mike Treen- SkyCity Casino in Auckland will be the scene of union organized action on January 1 starting immediately after the traditional fireworks display. Unite and the Service and Food Workers Union are organizing a series of joint stop work meetings starting at 12.30am on New Year's day. The meetings will be voting on a resolution from the union negotiating team rejecting the company's offer in the Collective Agreement negotiations and empowering the unions to organize continuing industrial action until a suitable offer is received. "This stop work meeting will the world's first industrial action in 2011", said Unite