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The EPMU is a democratic union representing around forty-three thousand working New Zealanders across eleven industries.

The current National Secretary of the EPMU is Bill Newson.

When you join the EPMU you’re gaining strength on your worksite and the support of tens of thousands of other EPMU members across New Zealand. And because you’re standing together with your workmates you get a real say in your workplace.

That means better pay and conditions for everyone. Because it’s the country’s biggest private sector union the EPMU can provide members with services including workplace representation, employment lawyers,a freephone advice and support centre, work-rights education and broad representation through the EPMU’s campaigning and research work.

The EPMU's rules can be viewed here

For a list of political and industrial affiliations click here

For more information about the EPMU, call our Union Support Centre on 0800 1 UNION, or check out our Frequently Asked Questions

The EPMU is proud to be an accredited Living Wage Employer.