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Workers gutted as ABCorp confirms trans-Tasman move

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:35 pm | E tu Union

E tū is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that the plastic card manufacturer, ABCorp is to close its Christchurch plant. More >>

Scale of Fletcher debacle “gobsmacking”

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:15 pm | E tu Union

The construction union, E tū says it is working to clarify the effect of Fletcher Building and Interiors’ huge loss on its members at Fletchers. More >>

Disappointment as JNL confirms job losses

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:01 pm | E Tu

E tū is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) intends axing the jobs of about 90 workers at its East Coast mill in Gisborne. More >>

Employment relations changes “off to a flying start”

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 12:57 pm | E tu

E tū, the biggest private-sector union in New Zealand, is pleased with most of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill announced by the Government today. More >>

Dozens to lose jobs as Christchurch card plant set to close

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 3:49 pm | E tu

About 50 workers are set to lose their jobs after a prominent plastic card manufacturer has proposed moving operations to Australia. More >>

Silver Fern Farms reduce already inadequate offer

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 8:24 pm | E tu Union

Nineteen maintenance workers at Silver Fern Farms Takapau are very disappointed that instead of improving their offer after today’s strike action, the company has made the offer even worse. More >>

Silver Fern Farms workers to strike

Friday, 29 December 2017, 6:34 pm | E tu Union

Nineteen maintenance shift workers at Silver Fern Farms have voted unanimously to strike for three days from 3 January as the company has refused to give them a fair offer in negotiations. More >>

Reality hits home for Cadbury workers

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 9:12 am | E tu

It will be a sad day for Dunedin as 85 permanent, full-time Cadbury confectionary workers end their employment with the company, effective Friday. More >>

MBIE Investigation Pending of Chorus UFB Contractors

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:16 am | E tu Union

E tū understands the employment practices of Chorus’s contractors and subcontractors will be the subject of an inquiry by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

Time to call Chorus to account over UFB contracting

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:39 am | E tu

E tū says Chorus must be called to account after revelations about the work practices at Frontier Communications - a subcontractor to Chorus UFB cabling contractor, Visionstream. More >>

Free industry training will promote trades

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:41 pm | E Tu

The Government’s policy of a year’s free tertiary education for eligible students will benefit workers and business alike, says E tū. More >>

E tū President "Excited" by New Health Role

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:50 pm | E tu Union

E tū congratulates President, Muriel Tunoho on her appointment to Health Minister, David Clark’s Ministerial Advisory Group. More >>

Big court win for labour hire workers against LSG Sky Chefs

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 11:22 am | E tu

E tū has won its Employment Court case against LSG Sky Chefs for its exploitative use of labour hire workers. More >>

E tū calls on Deputy PM to abandon harassment of journalists

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 3:09 pm | E tu

The journalists’ union, E tū is calling on the Deputy Prime Minister, Winston Peters, to abandon his harassment of journalists who reported he had been overpaid New Zealand Superannuation. More >>

E tū calls for national memorial ahead of Erebus anniversary

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 8:13 am | E tu

New Zealand’s largest aviation union, E tū is supporting calls by the Erebus families for a national memorial to New Zealand’s biggest aviation disaster. More >>

UCG “volunteer” model “completely unacceptable”

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:19 am | E tu

E tū says the so-called “volunteer” scheme run by Chorus fibre optics contractor, Universal Communications Group is a clear case of migrant exploitation. More >>

E tū acknowledges Vector as Living Wage leader

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 12:21 pm | E tu

E tū would like to congratulate Vector on joining the Living Wage Employer Accreditation programme and would encourage the firms in Vector’s supply chain to do likewise. More >>

E Tū Welcomes Demise of National’s Pay Equity Bill

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:12 am | E tu Union

E tū has welcomed the Government’s decision to scrap the former National Government’s pay equity bill. More >>

E tū Aviation Challenges Aerocare Over Standards

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:19 am | E tu Union

E tū Aviation is challenging the aviation ground crew company, Aerocare to reveal its training regime and working conditions after a clip-board was sucked into the engine of a Jetstar plane serviced by the company. More >>

E tū fights employer moves to undermine minimum wage rise

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:51 pm | E tu

E tū is very disappointed to learn that some employers are trying to avoid the upcoming minimum wage increase by building workers’ allowances into their basic hourly pay. More >>

 

 

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