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.
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
Workers at Carter Holt Harvey’s Nelson mill have won a victory after invasive, unfair drug testing. The Employment Relations Authority determined that 76 EPMU members working at the...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