Firefighters hold stopwork meetings o...

Firefighters hold stopwork meetings over pay

There are 2 comments on the The New Zealand Herald story from Mar 15, 2009, titled Firefighters hold stopwork meetings over pay. In it, The New Zealand Herald reports that:

Professional firefighters have started a series of stopwork meetings today due to faltering pay negotiations.

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Since: Nov 08

Auckland

#1 Mar 17, 2009
If the starting salary is as published then they are perhaps a bit underpaid, but you have to wonder whether now is a good time to be looking for pay rises...

As a thought..anyone know how many hours a fireman works? Or how the pay system works??

Since: Sep 08

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#2 Mar 17, 2009
Im not argueing pay rates or weather they are under paid or not, but people who work in essential services should not have the right to strike or go slow or stopwork.

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