Affco baulks at having Helen Kelly in mediation sessions with meat workers union, parties head back to court

Jonathan Underhill
Tue, 08 Dec 2015

By Jonathan Underhill Dec. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Affco New Zealand, the Talleys Group-controlled meat processor, refused to accept former union boss Helen Kelly in court-ordered mediation sessions with the Meat Workers Union and the two sides are back in the Employment Court today. The union's national secretary, Graham Cooke, says the two sides are due to meet the judge today and the union "will present evidence about the company resisting implementing the court decision and the treatment of union members." Affco and the union were sent to...
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