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AWUNZ - Representing Workers Across New Zealand

2018 AWUNZ Southern Inc. |  Christchurch  |  Nelson  |  Dunedin  |  Invercargill  |  Timaru  |  West Coast

BENEFITS

Benefits of Belonging to Amalgamated Workers Union

  • TMFNZ – TRAUMA MEDICAL COVER
    TMFNZ automatically attached a life policy to your membership.  This will remain in force as long as you remain a member of the AWUNZ (Southern) Inc and up to date with Union Fees.  The plan values are Life Cover $4,000.00  (to the age of 70 years) and Accidental Death $6,000.00.  Depending on the circumstances of your death is dependant on what your beneficiaries receive.

  • AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS
    Our qualified officials are available to negotiate Individual or Collective Employment Agreements

  • HEALH AND SAFETY
    Advice, training, assessments regarding the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002

  • ACCIDENT COMPENSATION / REVIEWS / HEARINGS
    Appraisals for individual requirements

  • DISPUTES HEARINGS / RESOLUTION
    Advice regarding Disputes – Personal Grievance Hearings Advice regarding Grievances Preparation of Documents and Case through to Filing the case with the Authority (definition below).

A “personal grievance” is a claim by you that:
You have been unjustifiably dismissed; or

  1. your employment, or one or more of its conditions, have been affected to your disadvantage by some unjustifiable action by your employer; or

  2. you have been discriminated against in your employment; or

  3. you have been sexually or racially harassed in your employment; or

  4. you have been subject to duress in your employment, in relation to membership or non-membership of a union or employees’ organisation.

Time for raising personal grievances:
If you wish to raise a personal grievance, this must be raised with your employer by your representative within 90 days of the day on which either the action occurred, or you became aware of it.

  • LEGAL SERVICES
    Specialist Legal Services available

  • INSURANCE

  • UNION AND COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTRE
    Medical Practitioners, Nurses and specialist Social Worker available at discounted rates to Union Members.

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TMF (Trauma Medical Finance) is owned by AWUNZ and has been offering advice and products to members for the past 20 years. One of the main responsibilities of TMF to the union members is to provide affordable options of cover should a member be unable to work because of illness or accident.

A full range of TMF's products and services can be seen at the web site www.tmfnz.co.nz, there is an enquiry form that you can fill out at this site and one of our team will contact you to further discuss.