[Marxism] Firefighters and their union in New Zealand
philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 21:00:43 MDT 2016
One of the unions in New Zealand that has been noticeable for defending pay
and conditions on the job and solidarising with other workers in struggle
has been the firefighters. They have had some tough battles of their own,
but also supported the Auckland port workers in their fight to defend jobs
and conditions and, most recently, Auckland health workers. The NZPFU (New
Zealand Professional Firefighters Union) is also the only union to have
succeeded in getting a referendum on workers' rights. In their case it was
about defending jobs.
Firefighters gathered hundreds of thousands of. . .
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