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TVNZ Workers Win In Employment Court

Friday, 31 May 2024, 5:47 pm | E Tu

E tū members at TVNZ are celebrating another victory today, with the Employment Court upholding the original decision of the Employment Relations Authority, accepting that the company has breached the collective agreement. More >>

Care Workers Call For Fairness On Pay Equity Anniversary

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 8:37 am | E Tu

“The Government has an opportunity here to really correct the course for the care and support workforce, and the people they look after. This cannot be just another area left in the cold, we need real leadership to ensure the proper quality of care ... More >>

E Tū Hopes Stuff/WBD Deal To Save 6pm Bulletin Will Be Workable

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 4:09 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for journalists and media workers in Aotearoa, welcomes the news that Stuff will take over producing the 6pm news bulletin for Three, as a result of the closure of Newshub. The proposal will see Stuff’s current team of journalists ... More >>

TVNZ: Union Members Say “No” To Proposal

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 3:40 pm | E Tu

E tū has formally written to TVNZ on behalf of union members, raising serious concerns about the proposed changes and the process laid out by the company. The letter was sent to TVNZ’s chief executive, the executive editor of news and current affairs, ... More >>

TVNZ Workers Concerned With Company’s Process And Will Fight Proposed Cuts

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 2:22 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for media workers in Aotearoa New Zealand, are alarmed by TVNZ’s proposal to cut up to 68 jobs, and are worried there won’t an adequate process for working through this proposal. TVNZ has told their employees that people will ... More >>

E Tū Urges Government To Support NZ Media By Passing Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 4:48 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for journalists and media workers, is urging the Government to pass the Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill as an important part of the solution to the problems facing the media in Aotearoa New Zealand. Last week, it was announced ... More >>

E Tū Takes Major Cleaning Companies To Employment Relations Authority

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 11:33 am | E Tu

E tū, the union for cleaners in Aotearoa New Zealand, has filed an application for fixing with the Employment Relations Authority, after the companies party to the Commercial Cleaners Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) have refused to ... More >>

Pay Equity For Care And Support Workers – Time’s Up!

Saturday, 30 December 2023, 12:01 pm | E Tu

Care and support workers across Aotearoa New Zealand are urgently calling for a new pay equity settlement, with their current agreement expiring tomorrow (31 December). Over 65,000 workers who provide much needed care for groups like the elderly and ... More >>

Industrial Action To Begin At Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Sunday, 5 November 2023, 6:07 pm | E Tu

Workers at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s manufacturing site in Auckland have voted to take industrial action, beginning tomorrow, as the company refuses to improve their offer which includes insufficient pay rises and a loss of important ... More >>

National’s Tax Plan “Deeply Misleading” – E Tū

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 2:00 pm | E Tu

E tū, the biggest private sector union in Aotearoa New Zealand, is hugely disappointed with the National Party’s policy to implement a tax regime that benefits the wealthy while leaving many others no better off. The plan, released today, includes an adjustment ... More >>

Funding Holes In National’s Policies Deeply Worrying For Workers

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 12:21 pm | E Tu

E tū, the biggest private sector union in Aotearoa New Zealand, is deeply concerned about the prospect of a National-led Government’s ability to fund essential services and infrastructure, after figures released today show their policies create a large ... More >>

Cleaners To Picket As Employers Refuse To Offer Any Pay Rise At All

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 6:54 am | E Tu

Cleaners employed by multiple large cleaning companies will form a picket line today in Auckland as the companies have offered them nothing at all in recent negotiations. The picket will be outside a special general meeting of the Building Service Contractors ... More >>

Fair Pay Agreement For Cleaners Approved!

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 11:29 am | E Tu

Cleaners across Aotearoa New Zealand are getting a huge opportunity for real improvements to their pay and conditions, with the Chief Executive of MBIE approving the initiation of a Fair Pay Agreement for cleaners. The news couldn’t have come any sooner. E ... More >>

Budget 2023: E Tū Welcomes Investment In Our Futures

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:32 pm | E Tu

E tū welcomes the 2023 Budget, which includes significant improvements for Kiwi families, as well as welcome developments for people working in some E tū industries. Highlights of the Budget include cheaper childcare, ongoing reduced public transport ... More >>

Union’s Just Transition Aim For Members Affected By Potential Webstar Closure

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 10:03 am | E Tu

A “Just Transition” is the aim for E tū members working at Webstar Masterton who will lose their jobs if the plant shuts next year. On Wednesday, Webstar, which is part of the Blue Star Print Group, announced its proposal to close its Masterston ... More >>

Cleaners Second Group Of E Tū Members To Initiate Fair Pay Agreement

Monday, 10 April 2023, 5:59 pm | E Tu

Cleaners are the latest group of workers from E tū to initiate for their Fair Pay Agreement. Since the Fair Pay Agreements Bill was passed in October 2022, more than 1000 cleaners across Aotearoa New Zealand have put their signature forward in support ... More >>

New Living Wage Rate A Celebration For Workers And Their Communities

Monday, 3 April 2023, 3:01 pm | E Tu

E tū is celebrating the announcement of the new Living Wage rate and the positive difference that it will make to workers’ lives and to those of their whānau. On Monday, the new Living Wage rate of $26 was announced for 2023/24, which represents ... More >>

Media Statement On The Postponement Of The Public Media Merger

Friday, 10 February 2023, 4:43 pm | E Tu

The biggest private sector union in Aotearoa New Zealand, E tū has responded to news of the postponement of the merger of the two entities into Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media, saying the objectives of the merger remain critical to the country’s ... More >>

Workers Need Income Insurance Now

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 4:14 pm | E Tu

The biggest private sector union in Aotearoa New Zealand, E tū, is concerned by the Prime Minister’s announcement today that the New Zealand Income Insurance Scheme (NZIIS) will be delayed indefinitely. The announcement was part of the new Prime ... More >>

E Tū Ready To Initiate First Fair Pay Agreements

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 4:01 pm | E Tu

The Fair Pay Agreements Bill is finally about to become law, as it gets its Third Reading in Parliament later this afternoon. Fair Pay Agreements will set minimum standards for pay and conditions across entire industries, making it one of the most ... More >>





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