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The Business (New Zealand Herald): State of the unions

What’s happened to New Zealand industrial relations? While on the surface employer and unions are determined to be seen as constructive and genial, the reality may be somewhat different. Dr Colm McLaughlin, a New Zealander based at Cambridge’s Centre for Business Research, recently interviewed 50 union and business leaders, civil servants and academics in New Zealand and Ireland. His research uncovered deep ideological differences.