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E tū forced to withdraw from Mayoral meeting on Cadbury

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:57 pm | E tu

E tū was forced to withdraw from today’s Mayoral forum on the proposed closure of Dunedin’s Cadbury factory, citing legal concerns. More >>

2020 Vision?

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10:05 am | E tu

E tū, the union which covers contract cleaners, security guards, and catering and hospitality workers today welcomed the increase in the Living Wage to $20.20 an hour. More >>

WINZ breaching privacy laws with WINZ vetting rules

Monday, 20 February 2017, 8:41 am | E tu

E tū, the union for security guards, says WINZ may be breaching privacy laws with its new screening process for people visiting WINZ offices. More >>

E tū: workers urge public not to boycott Cadbury’s chocolate

Monday, 20 February 2017, 8:39 am | E tu

E tū: workers urge public not to boycott Cadbury’s chocolate E tū says Cadbury’s Dunedin workers are asking the public not to boycott Cadbury’s chocolate, as this could hasten the loss of their jobs. More >>

E tū vows to spike Cadbury workers’ media ban

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:09 am | E tu

E tū does not accept the unilateral media ban on workers who have lost their jobs at Dunedin’s Cadbury’s chocolate factory. More >>

E tū: shock at Cadbury closure with the loss of 400 jobs

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:53 am | E tu

Workers at Cadbury in Dunedin are reeling after learning this morning that the iconic Cadbury factory is to close, with the loss of almost 400 jobs. More >>

E tū security guards say WINZ safety protocols unsafe

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 3:19 pm | E tu

E tū, the union for security guards, says its security guard members fear new MSD protocols are unsafe and could put their lives at risk. More >>

E tū stands in solidarity with Pike River families today

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 3:21 pm | E tu

E tū is supporting the call by some Pike River families for a halt to work to seal the Pike River mine. More >>

Cabin crew seek inclusion in regulations on flight fatigue

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 11:08 am | E tu

Cabin crew say it’s time they were included in Civil Aviation Authority regulations, including rules related to fatigue. More >>

Supreme Court to hear respite care employment case

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1:11 pm | E tu

Tomorrow, E tū will present its case to the Supreme Court in Wellington for basic employment rights for respite care workers. More >>

E tū says no more delays over equal pay

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:08 am | E Tu

E tū says it’s time to treat the women of New Zealand right, and there should be no more government delays over equal pay. More >>

E tū: sadness at job losses as Spring Creek closes

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:27 am | E tu

E tū says the closure of Solid Energy’s Spring Creek mine is a blow to the miners working there, as well as their families and the wider West Coast community. More >>

Minimum wage increase inadequate

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 3:49 pm | E tu

E tū says a 50 cent increase in the minimum wage doesn’t go far enough and employers should commit to paying the Living Wage. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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