The EPMU's Food Industry is the section of the EPMU that represents 3000 New Zealand workers in areas including dairy, fruit and vegetable processing, sheep and beef processing, baking and brewing. Food manufacturing provides over a quarter of the total amount of full time employment in manufacturing.
Today’s announcement from Fonterra that up to 110 jobs will be cut at its Canpac facility in the Waikato shows the dangers of relying on dairy exports...Read Article
The Government should drop its planned changes to employment law and adopt the recommendations of the parliamentary inquiry into manufacturing instead, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. The...Read Article
EPMU members at Tegel's New Plymouth plant have voted to accept a 7.25% pay rise over the next two and a half years, with most of the...Read Article