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Workers at Hato Paora College win sleepover case

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 9:22 am | E tu

Eight E tū members at Hato Paora boarding school near Feilding have won a case in the Employment Relations Authority involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay for unpaid sleepover duties. More >>

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:12 pm | E tu

The former E tū lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as “fantastic” a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close. More >>

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 12:46 pm | E tu

The E tū union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. More >>

Massive job losses at Fisher & Paykel blow to communities

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 4:57 pm | E tu

The loss of 180 jobs as iconic manufacturer Fisher & Paykel will close the door of their East Tamaki manufacturing plant this year is a major blow to the local community and shows that the manufacturing sector is not recovering nearly a decade after the ... 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 >>

Air NZ announcement good news for the Nelson region

Friday, 4 March 2016, 4:13 pm | E tu

Air New Zealand’s first international contract for its Nelson maintenance hub is great news for the region and shows the value of unions and employers working together constructively. More >>

Government has failed to make the case for TPPA

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 1:06 pm | E tu

Government has failed to make the case for TPPA The government has not made an adequate case for signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) tomorrow. E tū, the union representing 50,000 New Zealanders working in the private sector, urges ... 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 >>

60 Sealord jobs to go at Nelson plant

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 12:54 pm | E tu

After a 12 month review, Sealord informed staff yesterday that their Kirimi Line (crumbed fish bites) operation was no longer commercially viable due to offshore competition. More >>

Aviation security workers demand a fair deal

Friday, 15 January 2016, 12:03 pm | E tu

Aviation security workers will not accept cuts to their allowances and may have to take industrial action to make the boss see sense. 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 >>

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 >>

Pike River 29 remembered five years on

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 4:11 pm | E tu

Five years since the Pike River disaster, the union for energy and mining workers E tū remembers the 29 men whose lives were lost on 19 November, 2010. 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 >>

ESB makes zero-hours contracts problem worse

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 11:30 am | E tu

The Employment Standards Bill is a step in the wrong direction in the fight against zero-hours contracts, effectively making them legal. More >>

Strike! Sealed Air workers have had enough

Monday, 2 November 2015, 4:29 pm | E tu

About 85 members at Sealed Air Packaging Porirua will take strike action starting tonight as the employer has refused to make a reasonable offer during ongoing negotiations. 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 >>

Don't let security guard's death be in vain: E tū

Friday, 23 October 2015, 9:35 am | E tu

The union for security guards E tū says security guard Charanpreet Dhaliwal’s death will be in vain if the recommendations of a Hamilton coroner released today are not acted upon. 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 >>

 

 

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