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E tū says no more delays over equal pay

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:08 am | E Tu

E tū says it’s time to treat the women of New Zealand right, and there should be no more government delays over equal pay. More >>

General Cable closure devastating for local community

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:28 pm | E Tu

E tū says the closure of General Cable in Christchurch is news its members have been dreading and the impact will be measured in more than just lost jobs. More >>

Gov't decision a welcome step towards equal pay for women

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:32 pm | E Tu

The union that won the historic equal pay case has welcomed the government’s decision to implement the pay equity principles agreed by employers and unions. More >>

Government urged to approve pay equity principles

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:49 pm | E Tu

The union which won the historic equal pay case is urging the government to approve the pay equity principles agreed by unions and employers. More >>

E tū pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:51 am | E Tu

Helen was a visionary and an inspiration. Her legendary leadership, fierce determination and brilliant ideas will have an everlasting impact on workers in Aotearoa. More >>

E tū urges DHB’s to abandon Compass national food contract

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:14 am | E Tu

E tū is urging DHBs to abandon the Compass national food contract and bring hospital food back in-house. E tū’s Industry Coordinator, Public and Commercial, Jill Ovens says the contract, first introduced in 2014, has failed to deliver the big savings ... More >>

More former Sistema workers blow whistle on conditions

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:48 pm | E Tu

More former Sistema workers have come forward to speak out against the poor pay and conditions at Sistema. More >>

Key Chorus contractor walks away from fibre work

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:28 am | E Tu

E tū says the decision by Downer to stop laying fibre for Chorus has exposed the poor treatment of Chorus contractors, and will jeopardise the sustainability of the new network. More >>

Air New Zealand staff recognised for record profit

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:10 pm | E Tu

E tū and FARSA members at Air New Zealand will be celebrating a $2500 bonus today as the airline announces a record profit. The bonus is recognition of the role Air New Zealand employees working through their union have played in achieving a fantastic ... More >>

E tū working with Amcor to minimise job losses

Monday, 22 August 2016, 2:50 pm | E Tu

E tū will be working to minimise job losses and to support workers at Amcor Flexibles NZ Ltd, following today’s announcement that the firm’s Carmen Road plant is to close. More >>

E tū joins call for swift action over Chinese steel

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:46 pm | E Tu

E tū has joined Pacific Steel in calling for immediate government action over alleged steel dumping by China. More >>

E tū appealing Court of Appeal ruling

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 10:34 am | E Tu

E tū will be challenging a Court of Appeal ruling which reverses an Employment Court decision granting basic employment rights to respite homecare workers. More >>

Union vindicated over warnings of shoddy work on Chorus UFB

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:40 am | E Tu

E tū says customer complaints about the shoddy workmanship on Chorus’s ultrafast broadband network vindicate quality concerns raised by the union months ago. More >>

Cape Foulwind cement works closure bad news for locals

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:54 pm | E Tu

E tū members at Holcim’s Cape Foulwind cement works are hanging up their boots today as the plant closes its doors. More >>

E tū says hospital kitchen should pick up Meals on Wheels

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:27 am | E Tu

The union, E tū, is urging the Counties Manukau DHB to consider the health of elderly Pukekohe residents, and tell its food services contractor, Compass, to resume freshly cooked Meals on Wheels. More >>

E tū critical of Thai contract for Sky City CC steel work

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:20 am | E Tu

E tū Industry Co-ordinator, Joe Gallagher is urging greater protection for local jobs, after it emerged half the steel framing work on the SkyCity Convention Centre will be done in Thailand. More >>

E tū welcomes Joint Working Group principles on pay equity

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:15 am | E Tu

E tū, the union which led the equal pay litigation in the aged care sector, says it will pursue equal pay for women, using the newly agreed Joint Working Group’s principles on pay equity. More >>

E tū endorses Labour/Green Party MOU as “game-changer”

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 9:16 am | E Tu

The Labour Party’s largest union affiliate, E tū has endorsed the commitment of Labour and the Green Party to work together to form a viable alternative coalition government. More >>

E tū says Budget will entrench inequality

Friday, 27 May 2016, 1:14 pm | E Tu

E tū says the government has promised higher pay for workers, but instead the Budget will entrench inequality. More >>

Youth rates spur strike vote by Wellington Airport staff

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:08 pm | E Tu

Pay talks for workers stalled in December after their employer, US contracting company, Delaware North refused to negotiate unless it could introduce youth rates. More >>



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