Affco seeks leave to appeal Employment Court ruling on unlawful lockouts

Jonathan Underhill
Mon, 14 Mar 2016

By Jonathan Underhill March 14 (BusinessDesk) - Affco New Zealand has sought leave to challenge an Employment Court ruling that the Talleys Group-controlled meat processor unlawfully locked out meat workers when collective bargaining talks were still underway. The ruling was one in a series of legal clashes between the group and the Meatworkers Union, and while it found in favour of the union, national secretary Graham Cooke said it was a pyrrhic victory because Affco has continued to block its access to members and treat them as second-c...

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