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Win as Sistema members secure agreement – E tū

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Win as Sistema members secure agreement – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū Sistema members who have been in dispute with their employer over wages and conditions have agreed to accept the company’s latest offer for a new collective agreement. The deal will lift wages by about 16 percent for all members, by April 2020. Also included are provisions so workers are always […]

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Foundry workers out in the cold – E tū

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Foundry workers out in the cold – E tū

Source: Etu Union Workers employed by MFL Ltd (formerly Masport Foundry) in Auckland returned from their holiday this week to find they had no jobs, no wages, and no holiday pay. They were sent on their annual Christmas shut-down early and were told that they would be returning to work on 7 January. However, MFL […]

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E tū celebrates largest ever minimum wage increase – E tū

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū celebrates largest ever minimum wage increase – E tū

Source: Etu Union The minimum wage is set to increase by $1.20 to $17.70 in April 2019 – the largest increase in the adult minimum wage in New Zealand history in dollar terms. This is the biggest leap yet towards the Coalition Government’s promise to increase the minimum wage to $20 by 2021. E tū […]

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E tū appalled by sudden closure of Masport – E tū

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū appalled by sudden closure of Masport – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū says the union and its members at MFL Precision Foundries in Mt Wellington have been blind-sided by the receivership of the company. A manager yesterday notified the union of the receivership by phone, but so far there is no official confirmation, says Ron Angel, E tū Industry Coordinator. Meanwhile, he […]

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Air NZ: We have a deal – E tū

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Air NZ: We have a deal – E tū

Source: Etu Union After three days of mediation, the unions representing Air New Zealand Logistics and Engineering workers have reached agreement in principle with company representatives. Talks concluded at Air NZ HQ at 10pm tonight. As a result, the three one-day strike notices on 21, 22, and 23 December have been lifted. The members core aims […]

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Air NZ strike details: three days from 21 Dec – E tū

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Air NZ strike details: three days from 21 Dec – E tū

Source: Etu Union The unions representing Air New Zealand Engineering and Logistics workers confirm that last week they issued three full-day strike notices for 21, 22, and 23 December. Last week union members voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in response to the company’s low offer and requests for cuts to sick leave and […]

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Mediation after Air NZ engineers strike vote – E tū

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Mediation after Air NZ engineers strike vote – E tū

Source: Etu Union Aviation unions say they are very disappointed with the misleading information released by Air New Zealand in response to a strike notice by its aviation engineers. The engineers and logistics workers have voted to issue strike notices in response to Air New Zealand’s demands for cuts to their conditions. Air New Zealand […]

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At Sistema, all we want for Christmas is a fair deal – E tū

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on At Sistema, all we want for Christmas is a fair deal – E tū

Source: Etu Union Sistema workers have walked off the job again. The workers came off the job for the 5th time at 9pm last night in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions. Shreta Kumar, an assembly worker who normally works 60 hours a week says, “This is really hard for many of us low […]

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Job losses at RCR Dannevirke a blow to workers – E tū

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Job losses at RCR Dannevirke a blow to workers – E tū

Source: Etu Union Workers at RCR Energy in Dannevirke are reeling after the company announced pending job losses related to its Australian parent company being put into administration. The company, which is a boiler manufacturer, told workers this morning it expects 20 staff will lose their jobs as it works to keep the plant afloat. […]

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E tū Aviation commemorates air tragedies – E tū

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū Aviation commemorates air tragedies – E tū

Source: Etu Union November 28th is the day for all New Zealanders to stop and think about the importance of aviation safety. New Zealand’s largest aviation union, E tū is today commemorating two aviation tragedies which happened on the same day 29 years apart. In 1979, an Air New Zealand scenic flight over Antarctica crashed […]

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E tū DHB MECA huge win for members – E tū

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū DHB MECA huge win for members – E tū

Source: Etu Union A new multi-employer agreement, or MECA, for public hospital service workers is a huge win for members, with many receiving pay-rises of up to 40 percent over the next three years. The MECA sets the conditions for about 3500 service workers, including cleaners, laundry workers, orderlies, catering and security staff at the […]

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National to blame for Kiwibank changes – E tū

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on National to blame for Kiwibank changes – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū sympathises with community concerns over the loss of Kiwibank branches – an issue with obvious implications for our Kiwibank and Post members. Union Industry Coordinator, Joe Gallagher says the union is working with Kiwibank to minimise job losses as Post ejects Kiwibank from its sites and franchises out postal services. […]

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Second strike by E tū Sistema members – E tū

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Second strike by E tū Sistema members – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū members at Sistema have taken strike action this morning, walking off the job at the giant Auckland plastics factory at 11am. The strike follows a walk-out by nightshift union members from 11pm on Tuesday as workers take action over low pay and poor conditions – issues the company won’t budge […]

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Night-time strike at Sistema – E tū

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Night-time strike at Sistema – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū members working at Sistema Plastics in Auckland walked out at 11pm last night in a dispute over pay and conditions. Sistema workers have been negotiating with their employer since February, with the aim of getting more than the minimum wage. Sistema worker Maria Latu says, “We don’t want to strike, […]

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E tū welcomes Pike River re-entry – E tū

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū welcomes Pike River re-entry – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū has welcomed the decision to proceed with the re-entry of the Pike River mine drift in a bid to uncover the cause of death of the 29 men who died there in November 2010. The Minister in charge of the re-entry effort, Andrew Little made the announcement this morning, together […]

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Big fine after worker caught in press – E tū

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Big fine after worker caught in press – E tū

Source: Etu Union 31 October 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Big fine after worker caught in press E tū has welcomed the big fine handed down to Carter Holt Harvey LVL plant at Ruakaka in Northland after a member was seriously injured in October 2016. Steven Vincent had his chest and shoulder crushed, suffering multiple fractures, lacerations […]

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Workers to picket Sistema – E tū

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Workers to picket Sistema – E tū

Source: Etu Union From 5am to 9am tomorrow, Sistema E tū members and supporters will picket outside the plant to highlight problems caused by Sistema’s low pay and poor working conditions. There will also be a sausage sizzle, with other workers and members of community groups also attending to show their support. Most workers at […]

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Open letter presented to Sistema CEO – E tū

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Open letter presented to Sistema CEO – E tū

Source: Etu Union At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. E tū says it’s a strong message from the public to Sistema, which the union […]

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Blue Star workers on strike! – E tū

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Blue Star workers on strike! – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū members at Blue Star Group’s four print shops are on a 24-hour strike today, which began at 12:01am this morning. The workers are taking industrial action after months of very little progress in their employment agreement negotiations. Their agreement expired last year. Blue Star won’t budge on several unreasonable demands, […]

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Labour Inspectorate Chorus report alarming but not surprising – E tū

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Labour Inspectorate Chorus report alarming but not surprising – E tū

Source: Etu Union A report released today by the Labour Inspectorate at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has confirmed how bad the UFB fibre roll-out has been for workers employed by Chorus sub-contractors. An MBIE investigation into the industry found that 73 of the 75 Auckland-based sub-contractors investigated had breached minimum employment standards. […]

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