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Oxfam report reveals the scale of growing inequality

Monday, 16 January 2017, 4:10 pm | E tu

The latest Oxfam report on inequality has lent its support to a Living Wage for all working New Zealanders as well as a fairer tax system so the wealthy pay their fair share. More >>

E tū: migrants displace New Zealanders in fishing industry

Friday, 23 December 2016, 5:36 pm | E tu

E tū says migrants have displaced local workers in the fishing industry, which should be compelled to hire and train more New Zealanders. More >>

Staff at Gateway Housing Trust urge rethink on job losses

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:47 am | E tu

Workers at Nelson-based Gateway Housing Trust will present an open letter to the Trust’s board tomorrow urging a rethink of its plans to cut staff and restructure services. More >>

Sistema sale opportunity to improve working conditions

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:38 pm | E tu

E tū says it is looking forward to raising urgent issues related to pay and health and safety with Sistema’s new owner. More >>

General Cable closure devastating for local community

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:28 pm | E Tu

E tū says the closure of General Cable in Christchurch is news its members have been dreading and the impact will be measured in more than just lost jobs. More >>

Bill English’s call for investment in human capital welcomed

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 4:48 pm | E tu

E tū, the country’s largest private sector union, welcomes today’s comments from Deputy Prime Minister Bill English in his opening address at the Government Economics Network annual conference. More >>

Musicians Union calls on St John to settle dispute

Friday, 2 December 2016, 5:22 pm | E tu

The musicians’ union, E tū, is urging St John to settle an ongoing wage dispute with its ambulance staff. More >>

Cleaners’ ACC claims rise but numbers the tip of the iceberg

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 3:14 pm | E tu

Fresh ACC figures for 2015 reveal the growing risks at work for low-income workers, particularly older workers. More >>

E tū calls for inquiry into ultra-fast broadband build

Monday, 28 November 2016, 2:40 pm | E tu

E tū is calling for an inquiry into the ultra-fast broadband network after more complaints of shoddy installation work. More >>

Gov't decision a welcome step towards equal pay for women

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:32 pm | E Tu

The union that won the historic equal pay case has welcomed the government’s decision to implement the pay equity principles agreed by employers and unions. More >>

Formal merger creates New Zealand’s biggest aviation union

Monday, 21 November 2016, 4:27 pm | E tu

Flight attendants have voted overwhelmingly to formally merge with E tū, to form the country’s biggest aviation union. More >>

Government urged to approve pay equity principles

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:49 pm | E Tu

The union which won the historic equal pay case is urging the government to approve the pay equity principles agreed by unions and employers. More >>

Union welcomes draft decision to reject NZME-Fairfax merger

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:14 am | E tu

The journalists’ union, E tū has welcomed the draft determination by the Commerce Commission, rejecting the merger of NZME and Fairfax. More >>

Supreme Court grants leave to appeal Jan Lowe case

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 4:46 pm | E tu

E tū is taking its case for fair pay for respite home carers to New Zealand’s highest Court. More >>

E tū welcomes sale of Solid Energy assets as good for jobs

Monday, 31 October 2016, 2:43 pm | E tu

E tū has welcomed the sale of Solid Energy’s assets, saying it’s good news for jobs and as good an outcome as could be expected. More >>

Pastry House strike into third day

Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:35 am | E tu

E tū members at Pastry House in Manukau City have taken a third day of strike action today in support of their pay claims. More >>

Pastry House workers to strike over low-ball pay offer

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 12:26 pm | E tu

Workers at Pastry House in Manukau City are taking strike action over a mean pay offer as well as a workload which has staff struggling to cope. More >>

“Clutter” on tarmac hazardous for workers and passengers

Friday, 21 October 2016, 11:37 am | E tu

E tū says a failure to invest properly in Auckland International Airport is creating chaos on the tarmac and a poor quality experience for visitors. More >>

E tū backs Salvation Army over jobs for young people

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:23 pm | E tu

E tū is backing the Salvation Army and its call for action on jobs and training for young people. More >>

E tū pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:51 am | E Tu

Helen was a visionary and an inspiration. Her legendary leadership, fierce determination and brilliant ideas will have an everlasting impact on workers in Aotearoa. More >>

 

 

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