Affco, Meatworkers Union head for mediation as meat company prepares to appeal Employment Court ruling

Jonathan Underhill
Mon, 30 Nov 2015

By Jonathan Underhill Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Affco New Zealand and the NZ Meatworkers Union will sit down to mediation this week after the Employment Court ruled that the Talleys Group-controlled meat processor unlawfully locked out workers and didn't act in good faith. The union isn't optimistic that mediation will deliver much, saying that since the ruling on Nov. 18 it has been prevented from getting access to its members at meat plants, while those that have been allowed to return to work have been offered inferior shifts and those...
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