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32 jobs lost at Charta Packaging in Wellington

Friday, 14 February 2014, 4:37 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Charta Packaging has announced it will cut 32 jobs from its Wellington manufacturing base, in a meeting today with workers and the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. More >>

Up to 2,000 jobs gone at NZ Post – with little warning

Friday, 1 November 2013, 11:22 am | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post’s announcement today of massive redundancies and cuts to services is simply cruel, says the union for postal workers, the EPMU. More >>

5000 rally for Fairness at Work in Auckland

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 5:09 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Workers sent a strong message to the Government today to back off its plans to remove basic employment protections and reduce workers’ pay. More >>

NZ Post Profits Show No Justification For Cuts

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 1:37 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post is a profitable company and there is no justification for slashing postal services in half, says the union for postal workers, the EPMU. More >>

Genesis using Indonesian coal in Huntly

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 4:02 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

EPMU national mining advocate Ray Urquhart says state-owned Genesis Energy is being disingenuous about its role in mining job losses. More >>

Miners’ union welcomes Pike River legislation

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 4:36 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The union representing New Zealand miners is welcoming the Pike River Implementation Bill but has significant concerns about the weakening of worker participation. More >>

High dollar claims 84 jobs at Safe Air

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:02 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The loss of 84 jobs at Safe Air in Blenheim is an indictment of the Government’s hands-off approach to the economy, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. More >>

EPMU welcomes Health & Safety Taskforce report

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 5:10 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union has welcomed the report of the Health & Safety Taskforce and is urging the Government to implement it in full. More >>

Media Freedom Debate

Monday, 22 April 2013, 12:08 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The EPMU Media Freedom Debate will be held on Thursday, May 9, at the Backbencher Pub. Doors open at 5pm for dinner and drinks and the debate itself will start about 7.30pm. More >>

Court should throw the book at Pike River Coal

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 4:12 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The EPMU has welcomed the Greymouth District Court’s decision to find Pike River Coal Ltd guilty of serious health and safety breaches and is calling for the sentencing judge to impose the maximum penalty. More >>

Government must remain involved in Tiwai

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 3:08 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The union for workers at Tiwai Point says the Government needs to give Southlanders an assurance it will continue to fight for the smelter’s future. More >>

Geon collapse costs 185 jobs

Friday, 15 March 2013, 5:17 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The collapse of printing firm Geon has resulted in 185 job losses, its new owners the Blue Star Group announced to staff this afternoon. More >>

100 jobs cut at Datam

Thursday, 14 February 2013, 2:04 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post-owned print and mailing house Datam has today informed unions it intends to make 100 redundancies in Wellington and Auckland. More >>

Manufacturing strategy needed for New Zealand

Monday, 28 January 2013, 5:08 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand needs a national manufacturing strategy to drive economic growth and provide secure, well-paid jobs for New Zealand workers, the EPMU told the Parliamentary Inquiry into Manufacturing today. More >>

EPMU will challenge Air NZ call centre outsourcing

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 12:10 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union has entered into consultation with Air New Zealand over the airline’s proposal to contract out part of its call centre work to IBM. More >>

Miners’ union mourns Pike River 29

Monday, 19 November 2012, 1:01 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The EPMU will host a public memorial in Blackball this evening together with the local community to commemorate the two year anniversary of the Pike River tragedy. More >>

EPMU welcomes Pike River report

Monday, 5 November 2012, 5:22 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing welcomes the Pike River Royal Commission report and is encouraging the Government to implement the changes as soon as possible. More >>

Employment changes an admission of economic failure

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 3:55 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Government’s employment law changes announced today are an admission of its failure to provide good jobs and decent wages for Kiwi workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. More >>

Low Pike River fine sends wrong signal

Friday, 26 October 2012, 5:14 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The $46,000 fine imposed on VLI Drilling in Greymouth today for its failures at the Pike River mine is shockingly low, says the miners’ union, the EPMU. More >>

Aquaheat makes 30 redundancies

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 4:58 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Aquaheat has this afternoon told staff it intends to make 30 redundancies in Wellington as a result of the downturn in construction work in the capital. More >>

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