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Imperial Tobacco Closure Blow To Workers, Community

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 5:36 pm | E Tu

E tū says today’s confirmation that the Imperial Tobacco plant in Petone will close is a blow to the members as well as the wider Lower Hutt community. E tū organiser Damon Rongotaua says the closure, which means the loss of 122 jobs, is the result ... More >>

Safety is focus for Wuhan repatriation flight

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:16 am | E Tu

Union safety reps and delegates are closely monitoring the safety of all cabin crew, ground crew, cleaners and catering staff involved in the Wuhan repatriation flight. More >>

Facilitation application ahead of Strike 2 by caregivers

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:41 pm | E Tu

E tū has applied to the Employment Relations Authority for facilitation of the dispute over working conditions at Woburn Masonic Village in Lower Hutt. More >>

E tū responds to Air NZ’s 787 engine problems

Monday, 18 November 2019, 1:53 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for cabin crew says today’s announcement by Air New Zealand of the grounding of between two and five 787 Dreamliners is a major challenge for 787 cabin crew who are currently in wage negotiations. More >>

Iona College boarding school matrons strike over pay

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 5:07 pm | E Tu

The Boarding Supervisors/Matrons at Iona College in Havelock North will take strike action from this afternoon in support of a fair settlement of their pay claims. More >>

Metals MECA settles

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:03 pm | E Tu

E tū’s flagship employment agreement for manufacturing, the Metals and Manufacturing Multi-Employer Collective Agreement, has been settled. More >>

Big pay rises as Sanford workers ratify new pay deal

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:58 pm | E Tu

E tū members at Sanford Bluff are celebrating big pay rises after they voted unanimously to accept the company’s pay offer following wage bargaining last week. More >>

Labour candidates commit to better school holidays in Welly

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:14 am | E Tu

As the July school holidays finish, the Labour candidates for Wellington City Council are pledging to make school holidays in Wellington in the future more exciting for residents and visitors by introducing a coordinated programme of events and activities ... More >>

E tū & Chorus contractors discuss contract cuts

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:51 pm | E Tu

E tū union met today with Visionstream and UCG contractors to discuss big cuts by Chorus to payments for maintenance work on its copper and fibre network north of Auckland. More >>

Assault reveals serious Health and Safety issues

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 5:11 pm | E Tu

E tū says its inquiries have revealed glaring deficiencies for security guards, in the health and safety processes of the Waikato District Health Board and its security contractor, Allied Security. More >>

Muzzled and broken: family speaks out

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 5:33 pm | E Tu

The children of the security guard assaulted and seriously injured at Waikato Hospital have criticised Allied Security and the Waikato District Health Board for failing to keep her safe. More >>

Strike four Friday for E tū IDEA Services members

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:37 pm | E Tu

Workers supporting New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities at IDEA Services will strike tomorrow for one hour from 8.30am in support of their employment agreement negotiations. More >>

E tū welcomes Local Democracy Reporter scheme

Monday, 27 May 2019, 5:13 pm | E Tu

E tū, the union for journalists, has welcomed the announcement today of a $1million pilot scheme to improve local news reporting. More >>

E tū: Waikato Hospital assault tip of iceberg

Friday, 17 May 2019, 5:53 pm | E Tu

E tū says the serious assault on a security guard at Waikato Hospital this week is the tip of the iceberg and it’s time to end the use of security contractors who don’t provide adequate training, support and safe staffing. More >>

DHB, Allied Security fail assaulted security guard

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 5:18 pm | E Tu

E tū says Allied Security and the Waikato DHB failed in their duty to protect a hospital security guard who suffered serious injuries in an assault at Waikato Hospital early on Wednesday morning. The guard was injured after she stepped in to protect ... More >>

Mediation for IDEA Services dispute

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:48 am | E Tu

IDEA Services E tū members head into mediation tomorrow with IDEA Services ahead of planned strike action next week. More >>

E tū very disappointed by CGT announcement

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 4:53 pm | E Tu

E tū, the biggest private sector union in New Zealand, is very disappointed that the Government will not adopt any of the Tax Working Group’s recommendations on introducing a capital gains tax (CGT). More >>

E tū condemns arrest of journalists in Fiji

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 5:58 pm | E Tu

E tū welcomes the release of three Newsroom journalists who were arrested in Fiji but says they should never have been detained in the first place. More >>

E tū critical of Visionstream job cuts

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:11 pm | E Tu

E tū says job cuts affecting 11 technicians who service Chorus’s copper network in Northland may be the start of sweeping changes to the way the network is maintained. More >>

DHB OCS workers vote to strike

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:13 pm | E Tu

E tū members employed by hospital contractor, OCS have voted to strike over the company’s failure to agree the same pay deal for them as directly employed DHB workers covered by the new DHB MECA, settled just before Christmas. The affected ... More >>