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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 >>

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 >>

First reading ‘an historic occasion’

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 9:42 am | E tu

E tū, the union for home support workers, is celebrating the first reading of a bill in parliament yesterday that will finally see travel time payments for home support workers secured in law. 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 >>

 

 

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