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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 >>

E tū awaits detail on migrant workers initiative

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 1:40 pm | E tu Union

The construction union, E tū says it is awaiting the detail of plans to expedite the employment by local building firms, of skilled construction workers from overseas. More >>

Industrial action at Premier Bacon

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:16 pm | E tu

About 150 workers at Wairarapa company, Premier Bacon will begin industrial action just after midnight tonight (12.01am Tuesday, 26 June) in support of their pay claims. More >>

E tū “deeply relieved” after flight NZ5018 lands safely

Friday, 22 June 2018, 7:21 pm | E tu Union

A rare and frightening aviation emergency has ended with crew and passengers safe, after Air New Zealand flight NZ5018’s engine malfunctioned mid-flight. More >>

E tū awaits Living Wage for Government contract workers

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:11 am | E tu

E tū has welcomed the Government’s decision to move all directly employed workers in the core public service to a wage rate of at least $20.55 - the 2018 Living Wage. More >>

Announcement on FPAs welcomed

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 2:42 pm | E tu Union

E tū’s National Director of Campaigns, Annie Newman says today’s announcement is the fulfilment of a key election promise to workers, who need greater support for their pay and conditions. More >>

E tū media statement

Friday, 25 May 2018, 3:36 pm | E tu

“E tū supports the Government’s commitment to a Just Transition as it moves the country to a non-carbon future. More >>

E tū: labour reforms long over-due

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 1:38 pm | E tu Union

E tū says proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act are long over-due and essential to addressing widespread labour abuses in New Zealand. More >>

Budget invests in key priorities

Friday, 18 May 2018, 10:28 am | E tu

E tū has welcomed the budget as a first step in dealing with some important priorities for working people, with much needed investment in the health, education and welfare of all New Zealanders. More >>

Sad end of an era as Cadbury World closes

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 12:42 pm | E tu Union

E tū says the announcement that Cadbury World is closing is a sudden and unexpected end to Cadbury’s presence in Dunedin. More >>

Hearing exposes health risks for vulnerable workers

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 5:25 pm | E tu

The health risks of insecure work have been exposed during Select Committee submissions today on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. More >>

   

 

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