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Big pay rises as Sanford workers ratify new pay deal

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:58 pm | E Tu

E tū members at Sanford Bluff are celebrating big pay rises after they voted unanimously to accept the company’s pay offer following wage bargaining last week. More >>

Labour candidates commit to better school holidays in Welly

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:14 am | E Tu

As the July school holidays finish, the Labour candidates for Wellington City Council are pledging to make school holidays in Wellington in the future more exciting for residents and visitors by introducing a coordinated programme of events and activities ... More >>

E tū & Chorus contractors discuss contract cuts

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:51 pm | E Tu

E tū union met today with Visionstream and UCG contractors to discuss big cuts by Chorus to payments for maintenance work on its copper and fibre network north of Auckland. More >>

Assault reveals serious Health and Safety issues

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 5:11 pm | E Tu

E tū says its inquiries have revealed glaring deficiencies for security guards, in the health and safety processes of the Waikato District Health Board and its security contractor, Allied Security. More >>

Muzzled and broken: family speaks out

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 5:33 pm | E Tu

The children of the security guard assaulted and seriously injured at Waikato Hospital have criticised Allied Security and the Waikato District Health Board for failing to keep her safe. More >>

Strike four Friday for E tū IDEA Services members

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:37 pm | E Tu

Workers supporting New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities at IDEA Services will strike tomorrow for one hour from 8.30am in support of their employment agreement negotiations. More >>

E tū welcomes Local Democracy Reporter scheme

Monday, 27 May 2019, 5:13 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for journalists, has welcomed the announcement today of a $1million pilot scheme to improve local news reporting. More >>

E tū: Waikato Hospital assault tip of iceberg

Friday, 17 May 2019, 5:53 pm | E Tu

E tū says the serious assault on a security guard at Waikato Hospital this week is the tip of the iceberg and it’s time to end the use of security contractors who don’t provide adequate training, support and safe staffing. More >>

DHB, Allied Security fail assaulted security guard

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 5:18 pm | E Tu

E tū says Allied Security and the Waikato DHB failed in their duty to protect a hospital security guard who suffered serious injuries in an assault at Waikato Hospital early on Wednesday morning. The guard was injured after she stepped in to protect ... More >>

Mediation for IDEA Services dispute

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:48 am | E Tu

IDEA Services E tū members head into mediation tomorrow with IDEA Services ahead of planned strike action next week. More >>

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 >>



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