Job Watch 2007

In 2007 the Workers Party kept track of job losses and threatened job losses in the union press and the mainstream media, bellow is the news of job losses from 2007.

  • Southland milling plant Brightwood closes leaving workers “high and dry”
    Source: EPMU News 5 Feb 2007
  • Christchurch icecream plant likely to close with the loss of 70 jobs
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 14 Feb 2007
  • Air Zealand “adamant jobs will be lost”
    Source: TV3 News 15 Feb 2007
  • Up to 160 jobs to go at TVNZ
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 27 Feb 2007 (Update: Jobs axed on April 12)
  • Fruehauf laying workers off without redundancy
    Source: EMPU News 5 Mar 2007
  • 52 redundancies in Dunedin
    Source: EMPU News 5 Mar 2007
  • 140 Jobs go in Christchurch
    Source: TV3 News 4 April 2007
  • 600 jobs at risk at Timerland
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 11 April 2007
  • 350 jobs lost at Fisher & Paykel
    Source: EPMU News 27 April 2007
  • Sleepyhead moves operations, 350 jobs go
    Source: The National Business Review 27 April 2007
  • 140 jobs go at Click Clack and G.L Bowron
    Source: Scoop.co.nz 4 May 2007
  • Dynamic Controls moves overseas, 200 jobs go
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 16 May 2007
  • SkyCity cost-cutting to slash 230 jobs
    Source: TV3 News May 2007
  • 100 Skellerup jobs may go in revamp
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 6 June 2007
  • 50 jobs go as 3M factory closes
    Source: TV3 News 24 June 2007
  • TelstraClear axes 100 jobs
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 2 July 2007
  • 75 Jobs likely to go at CPIT
    Source: Scoop.co.nz 5 July 2007
  • 250 Telecom jobs could move offshore
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 10 July 2007
  • 100 Fonterra staff face redundancy
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 15 August 2007
  • Sealord plans to cut staff
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 30 September 2007
  • PPCS to cut 60 jobs
    Source: Stuff.co.nz 7 November 2007
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