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Key Chorus contractor walks away from fibre work

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:28 am | E Tu

E tū says the decision by Downer to stop laying fibre for Chorus has exposed the poor treatment of Chorus contractors, and will jeopardise the sustainability of the new network. More >>

Air New Zealand staff recognised for record profit

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:10 pm | E Tu

E tū and FARSA members at Air New Zealand will be celebrating a $2500 bonus today as the airline announces a record profit. The bonus is recognition of the role Air New Zealand employees working through their union have played in achieving a fantastic ... More >>

E tū working with Amcor to minimise job losses

Monday, 22 August 2016, 2:50 pm | E Tu

E tū will be working to minimise job losses and to support workers at Amcor Flexibles NZ Ltd, following today’s announcement that the firm’s Carmen Road plant is to close. More >>

E tū joins call for swift action over Chinese steel

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:46 pm | E Tu

E tū has joined Pacific Steel in calling for immediate government action over alleged steel dumping by China. More >>

E tū appealing Court of Appeal ruling

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 10:34 am | E Tu

E tū will be challenging a Court of Appeal ruling which reverses an Employment Court decision granting basic employment rights to respite homecare workers. More >>

Union vindicated over warnings of shoddy work on Chorus UFB

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:40 am | E Tu

E tū says customer complaints about the shoddy workmanship on Chorus’s ultrafast broadband network vindicate quality concerns raised by the union months ago. More >>

Cape Foulwind cement works closure bad news for locals

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:54 pm | E Tu

E tū members at Holcim’s Cape Foulwind cement works are hanging up their boots today as the plant closes its doors. More >>

E tū says hospital kitchen should pick up Meals on Wheels

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:27 am | E Tu

The union, E tū, is urging the Counties Manukau DHB to consider the health of elderly Pukekohe residents, and tell its food services contractor, Compass, to resume freshly cooked Meals on Wheels. More >>

E tū critical of Thai contract for Sky City CC steel work

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:20 am | E Tu

E tū Industry Co-ordinator, Joe Gallagher is urging greater protection for local jobs, after it emerged half the steel framing work on the SkyCity Convention Centre will be done in Thailand. More >>

E tū welcomes Joint Working Group principles on pay equity

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:15 am | E Tu

E tū, the union which led the equal pay litigation in the aged care sector, says it will pursue equal pay for women, using the newly agreed Joint Working Group’s principles on pay equity. More >>

E tū endorses Labour/Green Party MOU as “game-changer”

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 9:16 am | E Tu

The Labour Party’s largest union affiliate, E tū has endorsed the commitment of Labour and the Green Party to work together to form a viable alternative coalition government. More >>

E tū says Budget will entrench inequality

Friday, 27 May 2016, 1:14 pm | E Tu

E tū says the government has promised higher pay for workers, but instead the Budget will entrench inequality. More >>

Youth rates spur strike vote by Wellington Airport staff

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:08 pm | E Tu

Pay talks for workers stalled in December after their employer, US contracting company, Delaware North refused to negotiate unless it could introduce youth rates. More >>

E T welcomes additional money for apprenticeship training

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:17 pm | E Tu

The union, E t has welcomed the pre-budget announcement of extra funding to put more young workers into apprenticeships. More >>

Union fears proposed merger will cost jobs and stifle debate

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 12:13 pm | E Tu

The journalists union, E tū says it has grave concerns about the proposed merger of the New Zealand assets of NZME and Fairfax Media. More >>

Redundancy for 21 E tū members at Fonterra’s Canpac plant

Friday, 6 May 2016, 3:51 pm | E Tu

Fonterra subsidiary, Canpac is axing 30 jobs at its Hamilton canning plant, including 21 E tū members in the print and press division. More >>

Silencing workers – Tiwai Point

Friday, 6 May 2016, 2:16 pm | E Tu

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters has imposed an external email ban on workers, as it tightens censorship on site. More >>

Disability Sector workers team up with employers on safety

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:19 am | E Tu

Disability Sector workers team up with employers to shine a light on health and safety More >>

ROA Mine to close

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:52 am | E Tu

About 20 jobs are to go as the last underground coal mine on the West Coast closes. More >>

Chorus must invest copper windfall in the future of network

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:12 pm | E Tu

The announcement of a higher copper price for Chorus is no victory for consumers or workers who will be feeling the pinch this Christmas. More >>

   

 

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