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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 >>

Packaging Workers Won’t Give Up The Fight For Decent Pay Rise

Sunday, 11 September 2022, 1:11 pm | E Tu

Members from Opal Kiwi Packaging are continuing strike action this week, determined to win a decent pay rise. Around 90 Auckland-based members will be striking with a picket again outside the company premises on Monday morning. The action comes after ... More >>

Packaging Workers Prepare For Second Joint Mass Strike

Friday, 9 September 2022, 6:19 am | E Tu

Packaging workers from different companies are joining collective forces again to send a strong message to their employers to offer them a decent wage increase. On Friday morning, some 200 workers from Visy Board, Charta Packaging, and Opal Kiwi ... More >>

Packaging Workers Come Together To Strike For Decent Pay

Sunday, 4 September 2022, 8:59 pm | E Tu

Workers in the packaging industry are banding together to send a strong message to their employers to come to the table with a decent wage increase. Around 200 workers from Visy Board in Wiri, Charta Packaging, and Opal Kiwi Packaging are striking on ... More >>

More Packaging Workers Take Strike Action To See Move To Decent Pay

Friday, 2 September 2022, 6:33 am | E Tu

Members at another major paper packaging manufacturer are striking to win decent wages with no clawbacks. Up to 90 members at Opal Kiwi Packaging in Auckland are striking and picketing on Friday to move wage negotiations along in their latest ... More >>

More Packaging Workers Take Strike Action To See Move To Decent Pay

Thursday, 1 September 2022, 1:21 pm | E Tu

Members at another major paper packaging manufacturer are taking strike action to win decent wages with no clawbacks. Up to 90 members at Opal Kiwi Packaging in Auckland are striking and picketing on Friday to move wage negotiations along in their latest ... More >>

Support Worker Wellbeing Report Exposes Huge Psychosocial Impacts During Pandemic

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 7:12 pm | E Tu

A report into the wellbeing of home support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic calls for urgent measures to address workers’ concerns. On Wednesday, researchers from AUT led by Associate Professor Katherine Ravenswood and union representatives ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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