The EPMU's Energy & Mining Industry is the section of the EPMU that represents around 2000 New Zealand workers from areas including coal mining, gold mining, iron sand mining, oil exploration and production.
The oil exploration and production industry is currently booming and expected to grow even further in the near future. The only way for oil workers to be sure of a decent share of this growth is to stand together with their workmates for a better deal.
Working underground got a lot safer this week with the appointment of Industry Health and Safety Representative Stephen Woods. “This is the first time in 22 years that...Read Article
The union representing construction workers in the Canterbury rebuild is surprised at WorkSafe’s conclusion that no action needs to be taken against EQC and Fletcher EQR over asbestos...Read Article
Miners on the West Coast have been told today that 135 jobs will definitely be lost at Solid Energy’s Stockton coal mine. The news comes after consultation ended...Read Article