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PPE Victory For Frontline Health Workers

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 9:52 pm | E tu Union

Frontline health workers in aged care, home care, and community support are relieved by the Ministry of Health announcement that proper PPE will now be made available to them through DHBs. E tū member Pam King, a support worker in Invercargill, congratulated ... More >>

Victory! Sistema Workers Off On Full Pay

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:40 pm | E tu Union

E tū members at Sistema have secured a huge victory, with all production workers off work on full pay for the next four weeks. Sistema claims to be an essential service and had originally told workers they would be working through the Alert Level 4 shutdown ... More >>

Rest in peace, Mike Moore

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 2:15 pm | E tu Union

E tū National Secretary Bill Newson says that Mike’s contribution to New Zealand politics can be remembered for him taking the lead while facing adversity. More >>

E tū: safety of Air NZ Wuhan crew paramount

Friday, 31 January 2020, 1:34 pm | E tu Union

The union for aviation, E tū, says it’s working to secure assurances about the safety of up to 10 volunteer cabin crew and any ground crew operating the Air New Zealand evacuation flight from Wuhan. More >>

Strike 3 tomorrow at Woburn Masonic Village

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 7:11 pm | E tu Union

E tū caregivers strike tomorrow for a third time as they continue their fight to end their precarious hours and the 24/7 availability in case of roster changes which is required by their employer, Masonic Care Limited. More >>

E tū Aviation to mark Erebus tragedy 40th anniversary

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 7:16 pm | E tu Union

Every year E tū organises a commemoration service on 28 November to mark the anniversary of the Erebus tragedy. This year is the 40th anniversary. More >>

E tū welcomes Living Wage at Queenstown Airport

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 8:20 pm | E tu Union

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) have announced that they are officially an accredited Living Wage Employer, with all of their workers being paid at least $21.15. More >>

E tū members welcome FPA progress

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:00 pm | E tu Union

E tū members in cleaning and security are welcoming the Government’s call for consultation on the development of Fair Pay Agreements. More >>

E tū on the appointment of Greg Foran

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 11:54 am | E tu Union

E tū statement on the appointment of Greg Foran as Air New Zealand CEO: this should be credited to Savage, Head of Aviation, E tū. More >>

E tū welcomes New Plymouth Living Wage vote

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 6:40 pm | E tu Union

E tū has welcomed Tuesday night’s decision by the New Plymouth District Council to pay the Living Wage to its directly employed workers. More >>

E tū supporting regional Jetstar members

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 8:57 pm | E tu Union

E tū is supporting its members at Jetstar following today’s surprise announcement the company will cease its regional services, effective end of November. More >>

Cloud Ocean job losses “disappointing” says E tū

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 7:59 pm | E tu Union

E tū, the union at Cloud Ocean, says it met today with site management and its union delegates to discuss the company proposal to lay off 125 of the 160 strong work force. More >>

VTNZ workers to strike over low pay

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 7:06 pm | E tu Union

VTNZ driving test and vehicle testing officials will take strike action for 24 hours on Monday 5 August, in protest over their poor pay. More >>

Fourth assault on hospital security guard

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:08 pm | E tu Union

E tū says a fourth assault on a hospital security guard has raised the alarm over health and safety for security guards at the Waikato and Canterbury DHBs. More >>

Strike three Monday for IDEA Services workers

Friday, 17 May 2019, 2:11 pm | E tu Union

IDEA Services support and administration workers will be striking for a third time on Monday, 20 May, between 3.30pm and 4.40pm. More >>

Second strike tomorrow at Fuji Xerox

Monday, 25 February 2019, 6:43 pm | E tu Union

E tū members at Fuji Xerox have voted to strike for a second day following a successful day of action today. More >>

Key changes urged to Equal Pay Amendment bill

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 6:55 pm | E tu Union

E tū says without key changes to the Equal Pay Amendment bill, few women will be able to successfully pursue an equal pay claim. More >>

E tū congratulates Westpac

Friday, 1 February 2019, 12:36 pm | E tu Union

Westpac is the first bank to become a Living Wage bank, following other large corporates like Vector and AMP. More >>

National to blame for Kiwibank changes

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 7:41 pm | E tu Union

E tū sympathises with community concerns over the loss of Kiwibank branches – an issue with obvious implications for our Kiwibank and Post members. More >>

Petrol prices last straw for home support workers

Friday, 26 October 2018, 5:28 pm | E tu Union

Home support workers are fed-up and quitting their jobs, blaming soaring petrol bills, precarious working hours, and poor working conditions. More >>