SkyCity hoses down union claims over potential job losses

By Victoria Young | Thu, 17 Oct 2019


SkyCity Entertainment Group has hosed down union claims that almost half its convention centre workforce was at risk, saying just eight jobs were affected by a consultation process. The casino operator said the looming closure of the convention centre and delayed opening of the new site meant there would be a period where no events would be held. Eight jobs were affected by the delay, and a spokeswoman said those roles have been either redeployed or offered redundancy. Unite Union representative senior organiser Joe Carolan said some...