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New Zealand: Council of Trade Unions calls on business group to stop lobbying against right to strike

Author: Voxy (New Zealand), Published on: 20 February 2015

“Business NZ 'tarnish NZ's reputation attacking human rights',” 18 Feb 2015

…[T]he CTU is calling on Business New Zealand to stop campaigning to undermine basic human rights when it represents New Zealand at the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Business New Zealand is part of a campaign by international business lobbies to see the right to strike removed from international labour law… CTU has raised its concerns with Business New Zealand directly. Now, as Business New Zealand prepares to travel to the ILO in Geneva at the end of February, the CTU has set up an online tool so members of the public can email 20 of Business New Zealand’s largest members, make them aware of what Business New Zealand has been doing in their name and ask them to tell Business New Zealand to stop...

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