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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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