The EPMU's Plastics Industry is the section of the EPMU that represents 3800 New Zealand workers from areas including blow moulding, injection moulding, extrusion, rotational moulding, and flexible and rigid packaging and printing in industries ranging from the rural sector through to food packaging.
Mass member meetings planned for Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch next week will bring workers together across the manufacturing and plastics industries, says EPMU director of organising Rachel Mackintosh. ‘There's...Read Article
Late last year plastics industry workers decided to try something new in an effort to settle the industry agreement. Bargaining with a group of core employers in...Read Article
The seven employers involved in negotiations for the Plastics MECA agreed to mediation last week following three weeks of industrial action. Tensions have been high since workers started...Read Article