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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 >>

E tū demands action over AFFCO boiler

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:34 am | E tu

E tū has written to WorkSafe asking it to urgently respond to a second incident involving the boiler at AFFCO’s Moerewa meat works, which seriously injured a boilerman in an incident last month. More >>

Strike at Maori TV

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:43 am | E tu

Union members at Maori TV will walk off the job for 24 hours on August 8 in protest over the TV channel’s unfair and discriminatory treatment. More >>

Sistema CEO hiding from workers

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 3:35 pm | E tu Union

Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead has refused to meet with worker representatives to receive a petition signed by more than 300 Sistema workers. More >>

Strike! Taharoa workers have had enough

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:05 pm | E tu

E tū union members at Taharoa Ironsands mine have issued a strike notice today, as the company continues to refuse a fair deal for the workers. More >>

No relief at Sistema sweatshop

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 8:08 pm | E tu Union

E tū says Sistema’s American owners are determined to preserve the sweatshop conditions established by former owner, Brendan Lindsay who sold the company for $660 million. More >>

LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory”

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:05 pm | E Tu

E tū is welcoming the decision of the Court of Appeal to turn down an appeal application from global airline catering company LSG SkyChefs, cementing an important legal victory for New Zealand workers. More >>

E tū: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue”

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:26 pm | E Tu

The union, E tū says the announcement of job losses at Nestle’s factory at Wiri in Auckland has come as a “bolt from the blue”. More >>

E tū: thousands to benefit from 1 July Families Package

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 11:59 am | E tu Union

E tū says thousands of its members are expected to benefit from the Government’s Families Package, which comes into effect today. More >>

Equal Pay Celebration Day for support workers

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 11:54 am | E tu Union

The increase comes a year after the equal pay settlement which followed the historic settlement of the court case taken by E tū and aged care member, Kristine Bartlett. More >>



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