Affco must allow workers to return to day shifts, Employment Court rules

Sophie Boot
Thu, 11 Feb 2016

By Sophie Boot Feb. 12 (BusinessDesk) - The Employment Court has ruled Affco must allow 200 Wairoa freezing workers to return to their jobs on the day shifts they would have had if the Talley's-owned meat processor hadn't illegally locked them out. The decision was hailed by the Meat Workers Union as "finally" delivering "justice" to the plant's workforce. In November, the court ruled Affco's lock-out of freezing workers at plants across the North Island who had refused to sign individual contracts earlier in the year was illegal. It a...

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