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Werewolf Edition #55 : The Folly Of Convention Centres

Thu, 28 May 2015 12:56:22 +1200 | Werewolf

Hi and welcome to the 55th issue of Werewolf. In our cover story this month, we examine how and why almost every major New Zealand city and tourist destination has been plunking dollops of public money on the table – or in Auckland, major gambling ...More >>

Judith Collins puts workers’ lives at risk

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:49:31 +1200 | Green Party

28 May 2015 Judith Collins puts workers’ lives at risk Judith Collins’ backbench machinations in “her” caucus are putting workers’ lives at risk, the Green Party said. “National’s backdown on health and safety legislation shows that ...More >>

AWF posts 37% jump in FY profit as companies hire more staff

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:34:58 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - AWF Group, the country’s largest recruiter and labour provider, posted a 37 percent rise in full-year profit, with the 2013 purchase of recruitment firm Madison Group fully reflected in its results for the first time.More >>

Strong Performance for AWF Group

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:01:10 +1200 | AWF Group

AWF Group (AWF) has delivered a significant lift in earnings for the year ended 31 March 2015 in line with guidance provided. More >>

A sustainable and robust solution to labour hire problems

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:50:28 +1200 | Produce Marketing Association

The fresh produce industry's Produce Marketing Association (PMA Australia-New Zealand) today announced that major retailers, including Coles, Woolworths, Metcash and ALDI, have agreed to work with representatives of the produce sector to find a robust, ...More >>

Wellbeing programme wins top health and safety awa

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:43:30 +1200 | Thomson Reuters

Education provider Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has taken overall honours at this year’s New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards. More >>

Canterbury DHB recognised for improving staff wellbeing

Wed, 27 May 2015 14:34:19 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is among key business leaders publicly recognised for their commitment to improve staff wellbeing. More >>

200 R&D Experience Grants places now open

Wed, 27 May 2015 12:39:23 +1200 | Callaghan Innovation

Innovative businesses are now invited to apply for funding to hire students for work experience as part of Callaghan Innovation’s R&D Student Grants scheme. More >>

WelTec Responsiveness to Industry and Economy Highlighted

Wed, 27 May 2015 10:44:40 +1200 | Weltec

More than 9 out of 10 Wellington employers say they are satisfied with the work readiness of WelTec graduates, and WelTec graduates rate highly in terms of suitability for the future needs of business. More >>

Final nail in coffin for Solid Energy workers

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:14:14 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Today’s confirmation of job losses at Solid Energy’s Stockton and Spring Creek mines shows the urgent need for new economic opportunities on the West Coast, Labour’s MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor says.More >>

Number of women leaders continues to grow

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:11:08 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand women are continuing to strive for leadership success but there’s still more to be done, Minister for Women Louise Upston says. More >>

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:49:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows More >>

Solid Energy progresses West Coast mine site changes

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:03:46 +1200 | Solid Energy NZ

After considering feedback from staff members at the Stockton and Spring Creek mine sites, Solid Energy has today told employees it will go ahead with the proposals outlined earlier in the month to change the sites’ work and staffing levels. More >>

Government proses weakening the Health and Safety law

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:27:16 +1200 | Hazel Armstrong

“The Government’s suggestion that the new workplace health and safety laws will be weakened is very disappointing”, says Hazel Armstrong health and safety lawyer and member of the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel.More >>

Scott Technology lays off Christchurch workers

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:09:11 +1200 | EPMU

Thirteen workers at Scott Technology, which manufactures, services and installs equipment for the appliance industry, were informed last week that they have been made redundant. This announcement, which came as a shock to the workers, comes after ...More >>

Listed company directors to gain new skills

Tue, 26 May 2015 12:07:55 +1200 | Institute Of Directors

Directors new to a listed company board will soon be able to learn the ins and outs of the listing process from some of New Zealand’s highest profile directors, thanks to a new initiative from the Institute of Directors and DLA Piper.More >>

A New Energy Over the Ditch

Tue, 26 May 2015 11:54:09 +1200 | Kennards

Kennards Hire have continued their growth across the ditch with the newly appointed New Zealand General Manager, Hamish Kibblewhite. Mr Kibblewhite will be looking over the operations of the 15 NZ general and specialist branches over the North and South ...More >>

Government wants safer workplaces… or does it?

Tue, 26 May 2015 11:18:43 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Government wants safer workplaces… or does it? Today a widow and a mother sit together in the High Court in Wellington fighting for justice for the men that were killed at work in the Pike River Mine disaster of 2010, at the same time the Government ...More >>

Protecting workers’ lives is not “onerous”

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:34:30 +1200 | EPMU

26 May 2015 Media Release Protecting workers’ lives is not “onerous” The government must not water down changes to health and safety legislation which are vital for New Zealand workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. “The ...More >>

Unions stand together on rejection of poor pay offer

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:17:33 +1200 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) supports the decision by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members to reject the settlement offer made by DHBs in their Multi-Employer collective agreement, announced earlier today.More >>


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