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E tū very disappointed by CGT announcement

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 4:53 pm | E Tu

E tū, the biggest private sector union in New Zealand, is very disappointed that the Government will not adopt any of the Tax Working Group’s recommendations on introducing a capital gains tax (CGT). More >>

E tū condemns arrest of journalists in Fiji

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 5:58 pm | E Tu

E tū welcomes the release of three Newsroom journalists who were arrested in Fiji but says they should never have been detained in the first place. More >>

E tū critical of Visionstream job cuts

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:11 pm | E Tu

E tū says job cuts affecting 11 technicians who service Chorus’s copper network in Northland may be the start of sweeping changes to the way the network is maintained. More >>

DHB OCS workers vote to strike

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:13 pm | E Tu

E tū members employed by hospital contractor, OCS have voted to strike over the company’s failure to agree the same pay deal for them as directly employed DHB workers covered by the new DHB MECA, settled just before Christmas. The affected ... More >>

Sistema Plastics night-time strike by worker

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 3:07 pm | E Tu

E tū members working at Sistema Plastics in Auckland walked out at 11pm last night in a dispute over pay and conditions. More >>

Big fine after worker caught in press

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 5:33 pm | E Tu

E tū has welcomed the big fine handed down to Carter Holt Harvey LVL plant at Ruakaka in Northland after a member was seriously injured in October 2016. More >>

Second strike at OceaniaGold Waihi mine

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:20 pm | E Tu

Workers at OceaniaGold in Waihi will be on strike again this weekend, as the company continues to refuse a fair deal for the workers. More >>

E tū: Maori TV CEO claims disappointing

Friday, 3 August 2018, 2:37 pm | E Tu

E tū is disappointed with the media statement issued by Maori TV’s CEO, Keith Ikin and his suggestion that the union is obstructing pay talks. More >>

LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory”

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:05 pm | E Tu

E tū is welcoming the decision of the Court of Appeal to turn down an appeal application from global airline catering company LSG SkyChefs, cementing an important legal victory for New Zealand workers. More >>

E tū: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue”

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:26 pm | E Tu

The union, E tū says the announcement of job losses at Nestle’s factory at Wiri in Auckland has come as a “bolt from the blue”. More >>

Disappointment as JNL confirms job losses

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:01 pm | E Tu

E tū is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) intends axing the jobs of about 90 workers at its East Coast mill in Gisborne. More >>

Free industry training will promote trades

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:41 pm | E Tu

The Government’s policy of a year’s free tertiary education for eligible students will benefit workers and business alike, says E tū. More >>

Mental health workers hopeful new Govt signals equal pay

Friday, 27 October 2017, 4:22 pm | E Tu

Mental health support workers are hopeful the Labour-led Government will finally include them in the equal pay settlement. More >>

E tū welcomes lift in minimum wage but goal is Living Wage

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 4:28 pm | E Tu

The union E tū has welcomed today’s announcement of a lift in the minimum wage but says its goal remains the Living Wage for all workers. More >>

E tū ecstatic as we welcome a Labour-led Government

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 8:29 pm | E Tu

E tū says it is ecstatic after confirmation tonight that E tū member Jacinda Ardern is our next Prime Minister. More >>

E tū welcomes Emirates’ exit from most trans-Tasman services

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:57 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for aviation workers has welcomed today’s announcement by Emirates that it is dropping flights out of Auckland to Melbourne and Brisbane. More >>

E Tū Commends NZ Post on Paxster Safety Moves

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:26 am | E Tu

E tū says it welcomes the safety-first response by NZ Post to a problem with its fleet of Paxster vehicles, which are used to deliver mail and parcels. More >>

Government and Refining NZ to blame for “chaos” at airports

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 1:33 pm | E Tu

E tū Aviation says it’s appalled the Government and Refining New Zealand have no plan B for disruption to the crucial fuel line between Marsden Point and the rest of the country. More >>

Government’s record on health funding a fail for members

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:11 pm | E Tu

E tū says it fears health services will deteriorate further in the face of Government denials that DHBs are underfunded. More >>

Demise of Fast Post the end of an era for postal services

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:13 am | E Tu

The union for NZ Post, E tū says Post’s decision to wind up its Fast Post service signals the end of an era, but also reflects the reality of today’s postal services. More >>

 

 

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