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LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory” – E tū

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory” – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū is welcoming the decision of the Court of Appeal to turn down an appeal application from global airline catering company LSG SkyChefs, cementing an important legal victory for New Zealand workers. Last year, the Employment Court ruled that hundreds of labour hire workers working in LSG SkyChef’s catering operation were […]

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E tū: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue” – E tū

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue” – E tū

Source: Etu Union The union, E tū says the announcement of job losses at Nestle’s factory at Wiri in Auckland has come as a “bolt from the blue”. The union has about 200 members at the plant, where up to 55 workers could lose their jobs after Nestle reached a provisional agreement to sell its […]

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$21,000 ERA win for Gateway Trust member – E tū

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on $21,000 ERA win for Gateway Trust member – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū has welcomed a decision by the Employment Relations Authority that the sacking of its member, Caro McFadden by Nelson’s Gateway Trust was unjustified. The Authority awarded Caro a total of $21,594.00 – including $6594.49 for lost wages and holiday pay, as well as $15,000 for humiliation, loss of dignity and […]

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Families package to benefit members – E tū

By   /  July 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Families package to benefit members – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū says thousands of its members are expected to benefit from the Government’s Families Package, which comes into effect today. The package includes: widening eligibility for key benefits including Working for Families which will increase for many wider access to the Accommodation supplement and an increase for eligible people in expensive […]

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Equal Pay Celebration Day for support workers – E tū

By   /  July 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal Pay Celebration Day for support workers – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū care and support members are celebrating a second substantial pay rise today. The increase comes a year after the equal pay settlement which followed the historic settlement of the court case taken by E tū and aged care member, Kristine Bartlett. The settlement includes a series of annual pay rises […]

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E tū awaits detail on migrant workers initiative – E tū

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū awaits detail on migrant workers initiative – E tū

Source: Etu Union The construction union, E tū says it is awaiting the detail of plans to expedite the employment by local building firms, of skilled construction workers from overseas. The Government says the plan will favour firms with good work practices and a commitment to hiring local workers. There will also be specific rules […]

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E tū “deeply relieved” after flight NZ5018 lands safely – E tū

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū “deeply relieved” after flight NZ5018 lands safely – E tū

Source: Etu Union A rare and frightening aviation emergency has ended with crew and passengers safe, after Air New Zealand flight NZ5018’s engine malfunctioned mid-flight. The engine failure happened shortly after the Napier-Auckland flight took off this afternoon. It touched down safely shortly after. E tū Head of Aviation Anita Rosentreter has been monitoring the […]

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Equal pay for mental health support workers – E tū

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal pay for mental health support workers – E tū

Source: Etu Union Mental health and addiction support workers have been rewarded for their patience – with their long fight for equal pay finally over. The Government has confirmed the care and support settlement will be extended to these workers. An estimated 5000 workers will get a pay rise, backdated to 1 July 2017, the […]

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E tū awaits Living Wage for Govt contract workers – E tū

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū awaits Living Wage for Govt contract workers – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū has welcomed the Government’s decision to move all directly employed workers in the core public service to a wage rate of at least $20.55 – the 2018 Living Wage. However, the union says the Living Wage needs to be extended to contract workers who also work in the core public […]

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