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“Clutter” on tarmac hazardous for workers and passengers

Friday, 21 October 2016, 11:37 am | E tu

E tū says a failure to invest properly in Auckland International Airport is creating chaos on the tarmac and a poor quality experience for visitors. More >>

E tū backs Salvation Army over jobs for young people

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:23 pm | E tu

E tū is backing the Salvation Army and its call for action on jobs and training for young people. More >>

E tū pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:51 am | E Tu

Helen was a visionary and an inspiration. Her legendary leadership, fierce determination and brilliant ideas will have an everlasting impact on workers in Aotearoa. More >>

E tū urges DHB’s to abandon Compass national food contract

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:14 am | E Tu

E tū is urging DHBs to abandon the Compass national food contract and bring hospital food back in-house. E tū’s Industry Coordinator, Public and Commercial, Jill Ovens says the contract, first introduced in 2014, has failed to deliver the big savings ... More >>

Low-ball pay offer spurs strike

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 3:22 pm | E tu

E tū members have walked off the job at McKechnie Aluminium Solutions in New Plymouth, in protest over a low-ball pay offer. More >>

E tū win recognises whangai relationship of NZ Steel worker

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 2:02 pm | E tu

E tū is calling for changes to the Holidays Act following a court decision recognising the whangai relationship of an NZ Steel worker. More >>

Commitment by Phil Goff to council Living Wage welcomed

Monday, 10 October 2016, 3:22 pm | E tu

E tū has welcomed the swift assurance of Auckland’s new Mayor that Auckland Council can easily afford to pay the Living Wage to most of its staff. More >>

Chorus move to Visionstream a risk to job conditions

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11:46 am | E tu

E tū says confirmation by Chorus today that Visionstream will take over Downer’s fibre installation work is a further nail in the coffin of the network’s quality. More >>

E tū condemns laser strikes

Friday, 30 September 2016, 10:07 am | E tu

The flight attendants’ union, E tū has condemned a series of laser strikes targeting flights near Auckland and Wellington airports as irresponsible and potentially lethal. More >>

E tū welcomes Regional Council Living Wage vote

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 2:05 pm | E tu

E tū has welcomed today’s unanimous vote by Wellington Regional Council to support the Living Wage. More >>

E tū warns strike-breakers could undermine their own jobs

Monday, 26 September 2016, 2:34 pm | E tu

E tū says McCain strike-breakers in New Zealand could succeed in undermining their own employment conditions. More >>

E tū urges people to vote this Suffrage Day

Monday, 19 September 2016, 1:09 pm | E tu

The union E tū is urging people to honour Suffrage Day by exercising their right to vote in the local body elections. More >>

More former Sistema workers blow whistle on conditions

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:48 pm | E Tu

More former Sistema workers have come forward to speak out against the poor pay and conditions at Sistema. More >>

E tū urges voters to support in-house hospital meals

Monday, 12 September 2016, 11:17 am | E tu

E tū is urging voters to cast their vote for DHB board candidates who support freshly cooked, locally sourced hospital meals. More >>

Serving up poverty wages to migrant workers

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:48 am | E tu

Sistema makes everyone’s lunchboxes and it’s in everyone’s fridge. But for Sistema’s 400 migrant workers, the food on their tables is too hard-won. More >>

E tū manufacturing industry agreement ratified

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 10:31 am | E tu

The Metal and Manufacturing Industries Collective Agreement has been ratified with members accepting a 2-year deal including a 2% pay rise this year, and 2% in 2017. More >>

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 >>



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