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E tū extremely disappointed with MBIE report on cheap steel

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:44 pm | E tu

E tū is extremely disappointed with a report which has found there is little evidence of steel dumping in New Zealand by China. More >>

E tū welcomes Labour’s new Workplace Relations Policy

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 2:13 pm | E tu

Working people in New Zealand will benefit significantly from Labour’s new Workplace Relations Policy announced today. More >>

Advisory on Equal Pay under-funding misinformation

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 11:29 am | E tu

In recent weeks media have run stories claiming the Pay Equity Settlement for care and support workers in aged care will beggar many small rest homes, with some planning to reduce hours and cut staff to comply with the Settlement. More >>

E tū welcomes Wellington City Council Living Wage inclusion

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 4:25 pm | E tu Union

E tū welcomes Wellington City Council Annual Plan Living Wage inclusion E tū, New Zealand’s largest private sector union is welcoming today’s vote by the Wellington City Council for an Annual Plan which includes a commitment to move all directly ... More >>

SafeRebuild Canterbury to close its doors

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:06 pm | E tu

The award-winning workplace safety organisation, SafeRebuild Canterbury is to close its doors following 5 successful years at the end of August 2017. More >>

E tū to donate to Opposition parties

Friday, 16 June 2017, 3:51 pm | E Tu

The E tū National Executive has decided to donate to the Labour Party and the Green Party to strengthen their campaigns to change the Government this September. The National Executive, made up of elected representatives from workplaces across New ... More >>

No ‘Sunshine Wages’ for NZ King Salmon workers

Friday, 16 June 2017, 2:22 pm | E tu

E tū members at Nelson-based King Salmon have won an impressive three-year deal to substantially lift pay for all workers and will see the lowest paid workers’ wages increase by more than 10 percent. More >>

Strike looming over poverty wages and miserable pay offer

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:12 pm | E tu

Workers at Auckland company, Etel Limited will take strike action tomorrow in protest over the company’s low pay offer. More >>

International Day of Justice for Cleaners & Security Guards

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:39 am | E Tu

E tū says great strides have been taken in winning fairer wages for cleaners and security guards, but there is still a lot more to do. More >>

What about contracted workers?

Friday, 2 June 2017, 4:02 pm | E tu

New Zealand’s largest private sector union says good on Auckland Council for voting to support the Living Wage, but what about contracted workers? More >>

Carter Holt Harvey brings shame to Kiwi name in Australia

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 2:05 pm | E Tu

New Zealand’s largest private sector union is calling on New Zealand’s richest man, billionaire Graeme Hart, to stop giving New Zealand a bad name in his treatment of Australian workers. More >>

Cadbury Products Could Still Be Made in New Zealand

Monday, 29 May 2017, 1:58 pm | E tu

Following phase one of the consultative process around the closure of the Cadbury factory in Dunedin, parent company Mondelez International are exploring opportunities to keep some confectionary production in New Zealand. More >>

Aged Care Survey Results Ring True for E Tū Members

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 9:50 am | E tu

The findings of the 2016 Aged Care Workforce Survey have been released today and paint a picture of an industry plagued by stress, insecure hours, and inadequate pay. More >>

E tū joins Australian manufacturing workers

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:11 am | E tu

Members of E tū will join a delegation of Australian manufacturing workers for a protest in Auckland today against a bid by Fletchers to cut working conditions for its Melbourne workforce. More >>

E tū welcomes ComCom media merger decision

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 9:35 am | E tu

E tū has welcomed today’s Commerce Commission decision to reject the merger of Fairfax and NZME. More >>

Lift safety focus of International Workers Memorial Day

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:52 am | E tu

E tū is focussing on lift safety as part of commemorations for International Workers Memorial Day which is marked globally on April 28th. More >>

IDEA support staff to strike this Thursday

Monday, 24 April 2017, 2:28 pm | E tu

24 April 2017 MEDIA RELEASE IDEA support staff to strike this Thursday 3000 IDEA services support and administration workers will strike for one hour on Thursday the 27th of April to protest the lack of progress in bargaining for a new collective ... More >>

E tū: proposed Equal Pay bill is not justice for women

Friday, 21 April 2017, 1:26 pm | E tu

E tū says the equal pay settlement announced this week may be the last unless the government changes its draft bill related to future equal pay claims. More >>

E tū supports parents cut adrift by IDEA Services

Friday, 7 April 2017, 1:45 pm | E Tu

E tū is working with the parents of intellectually disabled children in the Wairarapa as they prepare to fight cuts to IDEA Services. More >>

IDEA support staff vote to walk off job

Monday, 3 April 2017, 1:01 pm | E tu

Support workers employed by IDEA Services, the operational arm of IHC, have voted to strike after Easter in protest at a lack of progress in their pay talks. More >>



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