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'Insulted' KiwiRail workers voting on rare strike action

Oliver Lewis
Thu, 21 Oct 2021

'Insulted' KiwiRail workers voting on rare strike action
KiwiRail workers are taking part in a postal ballot on strike action. (Image: Supplied).
Oliver Lewis
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
KiwiRail workers are voting on strike action which, if it occurs, will likely take place during one of the busiest times of the year for freight movements.It would also be the first railway workers' strike affecting the national freight network in decades, BusinessDesk understands.The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) has issued postal ballots to about 2,500 members – train drivers, mechanics and other KiwiRail workers – to vote on strike action.The ballot closes on November 12. The union is required to give 14 days&rsquo...

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