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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 >>

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 >>

   

 

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