The EPMU's Forestry and Timber Industry is the section of the EPMU representing more than 3000 working New Zealanders from areas including solid wood products, pulp and paper, panels, packaging and siviculture and harvesting.
By joining the EPMU timber workers are ensuring they get a better deal at work than timber workers on non-unionised sites.
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Carter Holt Harvey have been ordered to pay $10,000 to the EPMU after unlawfully using the pretext of a random drug and alcohol test to deny site...Read Article
One of the oldest sawmills in New Zealand will close at the end of the month, at a cost of 25 jobs and potentially more in the...Read Article