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Silence From Church Charity As Lifewise Workers Strike Again

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 4:58 pm | Etu NZ

Lifewise homecare support workers are striking again after negotiations failed to deliver improvements for the essential homecare workers who support our elderly and vulnerable across Auckland. Since December, Lifewise members have been publicly speaking ... More >>

Government Needs To Progress Transformation Plans To Save Mill

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 5:50 pm | Etu NZ

E tū is calling on the Government to lend greater support to Aotearoa New Zealand’s local wood processing industry in the wake of the proposal to close Whakatāne Mill. On Tuesday, the mill’s management presented workers with a proposal to shut the ... More >>

Community Comes Together To Call For Halt To Proposed Lockout

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 4:21 pm | Etu NZ

E tū members, whānau and community supporters are coming together on the picket line in a final attempt to win improved working conditions as promised and to halt a proposed lockout, as Lifewise members head into mediation with their employer. ... More >>

Essential Healthcare Workers Threatened: Church Forces Workers Into Poverty

Monday, 25 January 2021, 4:40 pm | Etu NZ

An Auckland faith-based organisation is threatening its homecare support workers with a lockout, after they have taken strike and picket action to win better working conditions. Since mid-2019, E tū Lifewise members have been asking for increased ... More >>

Lifewise Workers Continue Strike Action Despite Lockout Threat

Friday, 22 January 2021, 4:32 pm | Etu NZ

Lifewise homecare support workers are continuing their fight for better working conditions, even as they now face a possible lockout from their employer in response to their strike action and pickets. From Saturday, members will be going ahead with ... More >>

Lifewise Strike: Complaints About Care Quality, Methodist Church Members Concerned

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 4:14 pm | Etu NZ

Lifewise homecare workers continue their action to win a fair collective agreement which protects quality care at the Auckland-based homecare provider, taking strike action from 6am-9pm tomorrow (Wednesday) and picketing outside their employer’s ... More >>

Homecare Strike: Not So ‘Happy New Year’ For Lifewise Homecare Workers

Monday, 4 January 2021, 4:08 pm | Etu NZ

It’s not a very ‘Happy New Year’ for Lifewise homecare workers, who will go on strike for at least the next three full days unless the Lifewise Trust is prepared to settle a fair collective agreement. Homecare workers at Lifewise provide care ... More >>

Lifewise Home Support Workers Put On Pressure With Continued Strike Action

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 8:18 am | Etu NZ

Home support workers employed by Auckland-based provider Lifewise are continuing to strike for fair hours, more sick leave, and the terms of a much-needed collective agreement. Workers have been on strike since Monday, in an effort to get the organisation ... More >>

Remembering The Air New Zealand Erebus Crew And Passengers With Memorial Service

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 8:45 am | Etu NZ

E tū, the union for aviation workers, invites all Kiwis to join in the remembrance of the crew and passengers in Air New Zealand’s Erebus disaster by observing one-minute’s silence on Saturday. On 28 November, as there is every year, there will be a wreath-laying ... More >>

Union Stands In Solidarity With Members Over Death At Worksite

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 7:17 am | Etu NZ

E tū offers sincere condolences in the wake of the tragic death of a member from Auckland’s Alto Packaging. E tū Assistant National Secretary Rachel Mackintosh says the union stands in solidarity with his family and fellow union members who ... More >>

Air NZ Cuts Not Good Enough For Kiwis

Friday, 10 April 2020, 6:37 am | Etu NZ

Air New Zealand has announced specific details today about their decision to cut around 1500 jobs from their cabin crew workforce. Savage, E tū’s Head of Aviation, says that the New Zealand public will share worker’s dissatisfaction with the news. ... More >>

Bitter taste of Cadbury PR push

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 3:49 pm | Etu NZ

A promotional road show by Cadbury owner, Mondelez, will likely serve as a bitter reminder for many New Zealanders of what happened to Cadbury Dunedin, says E tū. More >>