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).
Workers at Mercer Stainless have walked off the job today in protest against management attempts to slash their redundancy entitlements and annual leave. The strike began at 12pm...Read Article
Plastic packaging manufacturer Sealed Air has told workers at its Rotorua plant it intends to phase down production and close the plant by mid-2014. The proposed closure would...Read Article
The union for workers at Tiwai Point says the Government needs to give Southlanders an assurance it will continue to fight for the smelter's future. "News that Rio...Read Article