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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 >>

Mental health workers hopeful new Govt signals equal pay

Friday, 27 October 2017, 4:22 pm | E Tu

Mental health support workers are hopeful the Labour-led Government will finally include them in the equal pay settlement. More >>

E tū Aviation welcomes rejection of low wage economy

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 12:14 pm | E tu

E tū Aviation has welcomed the new Prime Minister’s call for productive relationships between business and workers, and an end to low pay and its negative economic effects. More >>

E tū welcomes lift in minimum wage but goal is Living Wage

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 4:28 pm | E Tu

The union E tū has welcomed today’s announcement of a lift in the minimum wage but says its goal remains the Living Wage for all workers. More >>

E tū ecstatic as we welcome a Labour-led Government

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 8:29 pm | E Tu

E tū says it is ecstatic after confirmation tonight that E tū member Jacinda Ardern is our next Prime Minister. More >>

Fairfax axe for sports reporters another blow to journalism

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:40 pm | E tu

E tū says a proposal by Fairfax Media to axe its entire team of 11 regional sports and racing reporters sends the message that the regions don’t matter. More >>

E tū welcomes Emirates’ exit from most trans-Tasman services

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:57 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for aviation workers has welcomed today’s announcement by Emirates that it is dropping flights out of Auckland to Melbourne and Brisbane. More >>

E Tū Commends NZ Post on Paxster Safety Moves

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:26 am | E Tu

E tū says it welcomes the safety-first response by NZ Post to a problem with its fleet of Paxster vehicles, which are used to deliver mail and parcels. More >>

Government and Refining NZ to blame for “chaos” at airports

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 1:33 pm | E Tu

E tū Aviation says it’s appalled the Government and Refining New Zealand have no plan B for disruption to the crucial fuel line between Marsden Point and the rest of the country. More >>



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