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E tū welcomes Pike River re-entry

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:08 pm | E tu

E tū has welcomed the decision to proceed with the re-entry of the Pike River mine drift in a bid to uncover the cause of death of the 29 men who died there in November 2010. More >>

Big fine after worker caught in press

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 5:33 pm | E Tu

E tū has welcomed the big fine handed down to Carter Holt Harvey LVL plant at Ruakaka in Northland after a member was seriously injured in October 2016. More >>

Petrol prices last straw for home support workers

Friday, 26 October 2018, 5:28 pm | E tu Union

Home support workers are fed-up and quitting their jobs, blaming soaring petrol bills, precarious working hours, and poor working conditions. More >>

Picket at Sistema tomorrow

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 12:43 pm | E tu

From 5am to 9am tomorrow, Sistema E tū members and supporters will picket outside the plant to highlight problems caused by Sistema’s low pay and poor working conditions. More >>

Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today

Friday, 19 October 2018, 12:36 pm | E tu

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. More >>

Blue Star workers on strike!

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 12:40 pm | E tu

E tū members at Blue Star Group’s four print shops are on a 24-hour strike today, which began at 12:01am this morning. More >>

Labour Inspectorate Chorus report alarming, not surprising

Monday, 8 October 2018, 5:17 pm | E tu Union

A report released today by the Labour Inspectorate at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has confirmed how bad the UFB fibre roll-out has been for workers employed by Chorus sub-contractors. More >>

Huhtamaki job losses “devastating blow”

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 7:59 pm | E tu Union

E tū says the loss of 128 jobs at the Huhtamaki factory in Henderson is a devastating blow for workers there. More >>

E tū supportive of construction initiatives

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 1:04 pm | E tu Union

E tū says it is supportive of new government initiatives to bolster recruitment and training in the construction industry. More >>

E tū welcomes High Court ruling on steel dumping

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:34 pm | E tu Union

E tū says its support for NZ Steel’s complaint of steel-dumping by China has been vindicated by a High Court ruling directing MBIE to reinvestigate. More >>

E tū welcomes Suffrage Day equal pay bill

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:30 pm | E tu

E tū has welcomed the introduction to parliament today of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, which the union believes will ease the way for women pursuing equal pay claims. More >>

Nearly 900 to strike at BlueScope steel mills

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 10:40 am | E tu

E tū members at BlueScope Pacific Steel in Auckland will strike for a second time for 24 hours, from 7am on Wednesday, 19 August in protest over 6 months of stalled pay talks. More >>

Second strike at OceaniaGold Waihi mine

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:20 pm | E Tu

Workers at OceaniaGold in Waihi will be on strike again this weekend, as the company continues to refuse a fair deal for the workers. More >>

Strike at OceanaGold Waihi mine

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 1:27 pm | E tu

Workers at OceanaGold’s Waihi underground mine will walk off the job for 48 hours on Saturday in support of their pay claims. More >>

Report reveals migrant housing, pay woes

Sunday, 26 August 2018, 11:51 am | E tu Union

Low pay and poor housing have emerged as critical issues in a report commissioned by E tū on the experiences of migrant workers. More >>

Fed up Gateway mental health workers to strike

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 2:03 pm | E tu Union

Mental health workers at Nelson-based Gateway Trust will walk off the job on Tuesday, 21 August to protest years of delays in sorting out new employment conditions. More >>

Strike at Pacific Steel

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 11:52 am | E tu

Members at BlueScope Pacific Steel in Auckland will strike for 24 hours on Wednesday, 15 August. More >>

New apprenticeships programme an “excellent initiative”

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 3:02 pm | E tu Union

E tū, the largest private sector union in New Zealand, is celebrating the Government’s focus on apprenticeships in the ‘Mana in Mahi’ programme announced today. More >>

Maori TV members strike today

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:00 am | E tu

E tū members at Maori TV are on strike as of 6am this morning for 24 hours. More >>

E tū: Maori TV CEO claims disappointing

Friday, 3 August 2018, 2:37 pm | E Tu

E tū is disappointed with the media statement issued by Maori TV’s CEO, Keith Ikin and his suggestion that the union is obstructing pay talks. More >>

 

 

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