With 9000 members across nearly 3000 sites, Manufacturing is the EPMU's largest industry and covers areas including metals manufacturing, chemical manufacturing and appliance and industrial maintenance as well as the automotive industry. The Metal and Manufacturing industry's main Collective Agreement is also the EPMU's largest Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA).
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 high dollar has claimed more jobs in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector with Buckley System’s announcement today that 36 jobs may have to go at its Mt Wellington...Read Article
Workers at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters are celebrating today as a court has confirmed their employer should pay them fairly for work done on public holidays. Despite working...Read Article