11 October 2019
E tū statement on the appointment of
Greg Foran as Air New Zealand CEO: this should be credited to Savage, Head of
Aviation, E tū.
“E tū is the largest union at Air New Zealand with over
“The Air New Zealand board remains committed to the High-Performance
High Engagement approach, and E tū members and delegates are looking forward to
meeting with their new CEO to talk about raising the standard of
union-management projects and processes.
“Walmart had a reputation in the USA as an anti-union,
anti-worker employer but there were clear improvements in the company’s
approach under Foran’s leadership.
“Aviation workers are unionised workers. Leadership in the
Aviation industry means working with your employees, not against them.”
more information, contact:
Head of Aviation, E tū ph. 027 590 0074
E tū’s flagship employment agreement for manufacturing, the
Metals and Manufacturing Multi-Employer Collective Agreement, has been settled.
or Metals as it is known, is E tū’s oldest and biggest manufacturing industry
agreement and provides a guide for all pay deals across the manufacturing
settlement includes pay rises of between 3 percent and 3.7 percent and retains
a margin of 50 cents above the minimum adult wage for the lowest printed pay
rates in the document.
Members also secured an enhanced
redundancy provision for workers with between six and 12-months service.
“As with many other renewals of
collective agreements around the country at the moment, this agreement had to
take into account two increases in the minimum wage, and at the same time, to
maintain the relativities with wages across the industry,” says E tū advocate,
“The settlement does this and we think
the pay deal we’ve reached is a good one.”
For more information, contact;
George Hollinsworth E tū Advocate ph. 027 675 1338