Plastics

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.

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Latest Plastics News

  • Mass member meetings kick off union bargaining round
  • 28 July, 2011

    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...

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  • Plastics nears sign-off
  • 19 February, 2010

    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...

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  • Plastics mediation follows third week of action
  • 4 December, 2009

    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...

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