Economy

First Union leading rivals for biggest average pay claims, says bargaining firm

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 18 Jul 2019

By Pattrick Smellie July 18 (BusinessDesk) - Wage negotiations are becoming tougher, with the First Union leading the pack as it adopts more aggressive tactics to win higher than average wage settlements than competing unions, says Adelhelm & Associates in its 10th annual review of recent wage bargaining. The specialist industrial relations negotiation firm says First Union consistently achieved higher average pay agreements than its main rivals, E Tu and the Amalgamated Workers Union of New Zealand (AWUNZ). The three overlap in the indus...

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