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Wage decision celebrated - Christchurch Star 22 Feb 2011

Editorial: Negotiation needed on pay for sleeping (NZ Herald editorial)Feb 19, 2011

Workers welcome sleepover decision - Timaru Herald 18 Feb 2011

Editorial: Asleep on the job (Timaru Herald edititorial) 18 Feb 2011

Paid to sleep? Most people couldn't handle the truth . . .(Gisborne Herald editorial) 18 Feb 2011

Disability worker wins sleepover pay case (Dominion Post, 17 Feb 2011)

Disability support workers win pay row(One News, 16 Feb 2011)

Care workers applaud shift ruling (Rotorua Daily Post, 16 Feb 2011

Flight caterers' dispute points to gap in law (Dominion Post, 16 Feb 2011)

Petition calls for fishing jobs to stay in New Zealand (TV NZ 14 Feb 2011)

Petition to stop fishing jobs moving offshore (Stuff, 14 Feb 2010)

Fishy Goings On" in the New Zealand Fishing Industry (article by SFWU Strategic Industry Leader Chas Muir, Watchdog, Issue 125, December 2010)

Sealord workers get 8pc pay rise and bonus - Nelson Mail 10 December 2010

Sealord commits to Nelson plant - Radio NZ 9 December 2010

Resthome closure plan sparks protest- Wanganui Chronicle 21 November 2010

Sealord deal with union likely to save Nelson plant- Radio New Zealand 29 October 2010

Sealord, union close to agreement- Nelson Mail 28 October 2010

Cleaner Recalls 'darkest day'- Manawatu Standard 26October 2010

Cleaners and orderlies plan strike- Otago Daily Times 3 June 2010

Fisheries Minister not ruling out inquiry- 3 News - 25 May 2010

NZ companies "pushed out" of fishing industry- NewstalkZB -18 May 2010

IHC sleep-over payments dispute back to court- Otago Daily Times - 17 May 2010

Will jobs go from shore to ship?[Sealord] - Nelson Mail - 15 May 2010

IHC Collective Employment Agreement negotiated- Channel 9 News Dunedin 12 May 2010

IHC workers receive payrise after months of talks, action[IHC] - Timaru Herald - 12 May 2010

Southland Express - 6 May 2010 - Redundancy protection needed

Unions, DHB back positive pay deal-Taranaki Daily News - 10 April 2010

IHC staff protest against low wages[IHC] - Nelson Mail 8 April 2010

Residents' families back home's striking caregivers[Aubert Home of Compassion, Wanganui] - Wanganui Chronicle 7 April 2010

Workers take their fight to the street[IHC] - Ashburton Guardian 7 April 2010

Support workers protest over pay[IHC] - Marlborough Express 7 April 2010

Cadbury Staff to taste Kraft's style[Cadbury] - Otago Daily Times 7 April 2010

Sealord trawler problems raise questions, union says- [Sealord] - Nelson Mail 7 April 2010

'Common cents' protest for pay rise' [IHC] - Taranaki Daily News 7 April 2010

IHC staff fight for pay- Timaru Herald 7 April 2010

IHC staff take to streets- Otago Daily Times 7 April 2010

IHC support workers protest over pay increases- Channel 9 News Dunedin 6 April 2010

Health Workers to strike over pay[about Apex strike but mentions IHC] - Nelson Mail 6 April 2010

Editorial comment[mentions IHC] - Ashburton Guardian 29 March 2010

Sleepovers strike by IHC carers- Manawatu Standard 26 March 2010

Timaru staff join IHC action- Timaru Herald, 26 March 2010

IHC staff set to ban sleepovers- Taranaki Daily News, 26 March 2010

IHC workers step up action with sleepover ban- Otago Daily Times, 26 March 2010

Home's carers, nurses stop work over contract row[Aubert Home of Compassion, Wanganui] - Wanganui Chronicle 25 March 2010

Harrassment rife in hospitality sector- One News 19 March 2010

Service and food workers picket outside 35 hospitals -...3News NZ - Oct 16, 2009
Hospital workers protest over pay - New... - New Zealand Herald
Hospital workers may face 5-year wage... - Northern Advocate
Disgruntled workers take to the streets... - Otago Daily Times

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