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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 >>

Cheap, faulty building imports compromising local jobs

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:28 pm | E tu

The union, E t says local building product manufacturers are losing out to cheaper imports which are failing safety tests. More >>

E t meets with Spotless to sort out pay problems

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 1:56 pm | E tu

E T has met today with Spotless and says it is working with the contracting company to fix the pay issues dogging its cleaning and kitchen staff. More >>

Spotless dubbed “Novapay of the contract cleaning industry”

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 9:12 am | E tu

E T has dubbed the contracting company, Spotless “the Novapay of the contract cleaning industry” after months of problems with workers’ pay. 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 >>

50 jobs to go at Christchurch-based General Cable

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 10:57 am | E tu

The union, E tū says General Cable has presented workers at its Christchurch site with a proposal to cut the jobs of 50 workers. That’s just over a third of the 145-strong workforce at the plant. More >>

Win for council contract cleaners and security guards

Friday, 13 May 2016, 4:31 pm | E tu

The union, E tū has congratulated the Wellington City Council for sticking to its guns and securing the Living Wage for its contracted cleaning and security staff. More >>

Meetings for E tū media members over planned media merger

Friday, 13 May 2016, 4:01 pm | E tu

E tū’s National media organiser, Paul Tolich says he’s been meeting and consulting this week with members affected by the planned merger of NZME and Fairfax NZ. More >>

Pay survey reveals scale of the country’s wage gap

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:21 pm | E tu

The union E t says today’s NZ Herald survey of top pay reveals the scale of the country’s wage gap and strengthens the case for a Living Wage. The Herald’s survey shows average salaries for top CEOs rocketed by 12% last year, to $1.68 million, ... 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 >>

Union congratulates investigation into Panama Papers

Monday, 9 May 2016, 3:25 pm | E tu

The journalists union, E tū has congratulated the journalists who have worked together to illuminate the New Zealand connection with the so-called Panama Papers. 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 >>

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 >>

Chorus hell-bent on contracting out jobs

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:22 pm | E tu

The announcement today that Downer will lose the fibre rollout contract in the lower North Island is bad news for workers and bad news for customers. More >>

Kiwibank may be “safe” but is NZ Post up for sale next?

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 12:04 pm | E tu

The proposal to sell off 45% of Kiwibank to ACC and the NZ Super Fund is highly concerning for the people who work in the wider New Zealand Post Group, and the country as a whole. 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 >>



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