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Government must fix the mess it created at Solid Energy

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 1:45 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Government must take responsibility for the role it has played in Solid Energy’s current financial crisis, and support the company which has returned $600 million to the country over the past decade. More >>

EPMU condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 5:39 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The union for New Zealand journalists stands in solidarity with the victims of the attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris. "We condemn the use of violence to intimidate and silence journalists, whether they are reporters, photographers or cartoonists," ... More >>

EPMU congratulates new Labour leader

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:13 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union congratulates Andrew Little on his election as Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party. “I have worked closely with Andrew and know he will be a strong and successful leader,” says Bill Newson, ... More >>

Every worker will be affected by employment law changes

Friday, 31 October 2014, 9:21 am | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Every worker will feel the effects of the government’s new employment laws and should join a union if they want to maintain and increase their wages and conditions, says New Zealand’s largest private sector union, the EPMU. More >>

Underground coal mining safer as check inspectors return

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:00 am | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Working underground got a lot safer this week with the appointment of Industry Health and Safety Representative Stephen Woods. More >>

NZ Post profit shows no rationale for drastic job cuts

Friday, 29 August 2014, 10:09 am | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post Group’s $107 million profit shows the company is not in crisis and can afford to carefully consider any future job losses, says the union representing NZ Post workers. More >>

100 jobs lost at Croxley as high Kiwi dollar keeps hurting

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:21 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

One hundred jobs will be lost at Croxley Stationery in Auckland, which is being forced to close by the high dollar and ongoing crisis in New Zealand manufacturing. More >>

36 job losses proposed at Buckley Systems

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 5:04 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The high dollar has claimed more jobs in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector with Buckley System’s announcement today that 36 jobs may have to go at its Mt Wellington site. More >>

Final job loss numbers confirmed at Stockton mine

Friday, 27 June 2014, 2:45 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Miners on the West Coast have been told today that 135 jobs will definitely be lost at Solid Energy’s Stockton coal mine. More >>

137 jobs lost at Stockton Mine

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:44 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

137 jobs will be lost at the Stockton coal mine on the West Coast due to low coal prices, a high Kiwi dollar, and serious mismanagement of Solid Energy’s finances by its previous Board and the government. More >>

Carter Holt Harvey breached worker rights in mass drug test

Friday, 30 May 2014, 2:15 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Workers at Carter Holt Harvey’s Nelson mill have won a victory after invasive, unfair drug testing More >>

Labour Party unemployment target a breath of fresh air

Monday, 12 May 2014, 3:24 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

12 May 2014 Media Release Labour Party unemployment target a breath of fresh air Kiwi workers should welcome the Labour Party’s goal of 4% unemployment and Budget surpluses when it leads the next government. “For the past six years we’ve had ... More >>

Government must put health and safety first

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:06 pm | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The government should put its money where its mouth is by giving priority to pass important healthy and safety legislation instead of controversial employment law changes which will cut workers’ pay, and ultimately undermine health and safety. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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