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).
The union representing workers at the Tiwai Point smelter welcomes the agreement reached between Meridian Energy and the smelter owners. “This agreement protects jobs and offers some stability for...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
The EPMU is disappointed at Rio Tinto's decision to appeal an Employment Relations Authority ruling requiring the company to pay workers back for leave it owes them...Read Article