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Electricity infrastructure workers set to strike next week

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 1:39 pm | E Tu

113 E tū members employed by PowerNet and Otago Power Services will take strike action next week, if the companies don’t improve their offers at negotiations this Thursday. More >>

Introduction of third contractor shows massive failings

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 3:08 pm | E Tu

The union for telco workers, E tū, is very disappointed to learn that Chorus has chosen to introduce a third contractor, Visionstream, to the fibre rollout. More >>

E tū celebrates monumental win at WCC

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 9:22 am | E Tu

E tū, the union for Wellington City Council security workers, is celebrating a monumental win as the Council voted last night to extend its living wage commitment to contracted security workers. Councillors voted 9-6 in favour of the move, fulfilling the commitment ... More >>

Huge victory for care and support workers

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 3:42 pm | E Tu

The Government’s decision to go into negotiations over the dismal pay rates that plague the care and support sector is a huge step forward for underpaid workers. More >>

Greens’ commitment to women’s representation is fantastic

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 3:55 pm | E Tu

15 October 2015 Media release E tū: Greens’ commitment to women’s representation is fantastic The Green Party’s commitment to an equal gender split in Cabinet is an important symbol of removing barriers to women’s advancement. E tū, New Zealand’s ... More >>

Health and safety laws must put people first

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 2:29 pm | E Tu

Working people will be safer at work under a Labour-led government, says Labour leader Andrew Little. More >>

Colorpak offers grocery vouchers, not fair pay

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 9:56 am | E Tu

People working at Colorpak’s Auckland factory are drawing the line on an effective pay freeze being demand by their bosses. More >>

E tū: the new union for New Zealanders

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 12:01 pm | E tu

E tū has been created by the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union. More >>

NZ's Largest Private Sector Union Launches - 10am 7th Oct.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:49 am | EPMU

7 October is an historic day for the union movement as the largest private sector union in New Zealand is launched. Formed from the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union, the new union will ... More >>

NZ Steel workers agree on a way forward with their employer

Friday, 2 October 2015, 12:38 pm | EPMU

NZ Steel workers agree on a way forward with their employer Workers at NZ Steel have agreed to a deal with their employer which will allow the company to focus on becoming sustainable and resilient for the future – protecting jobs and the steel-making ... More >>

Christchurch rebuild projects should go to NZ companies

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 12:07 pm | EPMU

The union for workers in the Christchurch rebuild is concerned that large public construction contracts are going to foreign-owned companies instead of local businesses. More >>

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 4:09 pm | EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, ... More >>

Time to stop cutting and start building

Friday, 28 August 2015, 9:57 am | EPMU

After another year of returning good profits, New Zealand Post has plenty of room to take a breath and begin planning for the future, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. More >>

ATM machines set to dry up as security guards strike

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:22 am | Service And Food Workers Union

Many ATM machines in Auckland won’t be replenished today as security guards strike over stalled pay negotiations. More >>

Miners cautious about Solid Energy announcement

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 12:25 pm | EPMU

Workers at Solid Energy mines across the country are relieved that today’s announcement that the company is going into voluntary administration didn’t include closures or immediate redundancies. More >>

Serious safety concerns in Art Gallery refurbishment

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 4:13 pm | EPMU

Workplace inspectors from EPMU Construction have twice been denied access to the Christchurch Art Gallery site as they attempt to raise serious health and safety concerns with the company in charge of the refurbishment, Fulton Hogan. More >>

NZ Post job cuts another symptom of short-term thinking

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 3:09 pm | EPMU

NZ Post job cuts in Christchurch another symptom of short-term thinking Workers at New Zealand Post’s call centre in Christchurch have been told today that their jobs are being moved to Auckland, as the company seeks to cut costs and deliver a ... More >>

Government isn’t walking the walk on health and safety

Friday, 24 July 2015, 1:44 pm | EPMU

Government isn’t walking the walk on health and safety All workers have the right to be safe at work and come home at the end of the day, no matter what size of employer they work for, says the EPMU. “Workplace accidents don’t discriminate on whether ... More >>

Carter Holt Harvey penalised for unlawful drug test

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 3:43 pm | EPMU

Carter Holt Harvey have been ordered to pay $10,000 to the EPMU after unlawfully using the pretext of a random drug and alcohol test to deny site access to a local union organiser. EPMU organiser Corey Wallace was banned from the Carter Holt Harvey ... More >>

Workers walk off the job at 2Cheap Cars in East Tamaki

Friday, 17 July 2015, 9:50 am | EPMU

Workers have walked off the job at 2Cheap Cars in East Tamaki over concerns about unsafe working conditions and racist abuse from their employer More >>



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