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).
At a meeting late today, workers at Unilever’s washing powder factory in Petone were told that their jobs will likely be gone and the factory will close...Read Article
Pen manufacturer Bic has confirmed it will lay off 19 workers and import pens from overseas instead of making them here, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. Following...Read Article
Bic is proposing to end manufacturing in New Zealand and import pens from overseas instead, workers at its Auckland plant have been told. The company will now enter...Read Article