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Industrial action at Premier Bacon

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:16:00 +1200 | E tu

About 150 workers at Wairarapa company, Premier Bacon will begin industrial action just after midnight tonight (12.01am Tuesday, 26 June) in support of their pay claims. More >>

Building companies penalised for turning blind eye

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:22:36 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Auckland building companies operated by a sole director have been penalised $7,500 for serious breaches to employment law as well as failing to comply with an improvement notice. More >>

New Zealand nurses reject third sellout deal

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:02:04 +1200 | Socialist Equality Group

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) announced on June 18 that 29,000 nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants in public hospitals across the country had voted to “strongly reject” the latest pay offer from the District Health Boards (DHBs) ...More >>

Joint media statement NZNO and DHBs

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:21:13 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation and District Health Boards met in Wellington today for mediation to try and settle the current employment negotiations. More >>

Government delivers election promise

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:22:36 +1200 | Platform Trust

After a year of uncertainty, community mental health and addictions service providers congratulate the Government on agreeing to bring wage rates for support workers in line with those in the aged care, disability and home and community care sector.More >>

Fulton Hogan opens its doors to Canterbury students

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:05:22 +1200 | Fulton Hogan

22 June 2018: An enthusiastic group of Canterbury students enjoyed a 'hands on' day at Fulton Hogan in Christchurch this week - and it's inspired the young women for a career in the Infrastructure Industry.More >>

Fork Hoist death. Fines increased 10 fold

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:44:48 +1200 | Employers Assistance Ltd

Major freight forwarding company Toll has been fined over half a million dollars by the Auckland District Court following the death of a worker in Sept 2016. More >>

CMD Print Solutions Celebrates 20 years in Business

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:51:37 +1200 | CMD Printing Solutions

The company started as “Copy Magic”, but as a corporate, high volume printing provider, a change of ownership saw the company take a new direction and in April 1998 was renamed CMD Print Solutions .More >>

Nurses plan strike action for next month

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:54:14 +1200 | RNZ

Nurses across the country have confirmed a notice of a 24-hour strike, starting on 5 July. More >>

Organic farm ordered to pay $45k for exploiting workers

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:33:10 +1200 | RNZ

An organic farm near Christchurch has been ordered to pay more than $45,000 for exploiting workers it claimed were volunteers. More >>

SMEs urged to embrace diversity now or risk losing out

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:59:31 +1200 | Nexgen

NexGen Group founder and director Niran Iswar is a second-generation Kiwi, but his ‘foreign’ sounding name on his CV meant he had to bypass recruiters and human resource gatekeepers just to get a look in for a job interview and, he says, it’s ...More >>

DHBs across the country prepare for industrial action

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:56:58 +1200 | District Health Boards

District Health Boards have begun implementing contingency plans following notice to strike by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. More >>

Kraft Heinz helps to fight hunger in New Zealand

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:02:40 +1200 | Salvation Army

Kraft Heinz staff from around the country will volunteer their time in partnership with Rise Against Hunger and The Salvation Army to help fight hunger in New Zealand. More >>

Farm penalised $45k for exploiting ‘volunteer’ workers

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:12:56 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A farm near Christchurch has been penalised more than $45,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for exploiting ‘volunteer’ workers, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.More >>

HealthCare NZ joins ranks of top employers

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:26:19 +1200 | Healthcare NZ

HealthCare NZ joins ranks of top employers Media release: 19 June 2018, for immediate release More >>

MERAS Lodges Pay Equity Claim

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:07:28 +1200 | New Zealand College of Midwives

The union that represents the majority of employed midwives (DHB midwives) has lodged a pay equity claim with DHBs. More >>

WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings after gas exposure

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:05:01 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted enforceable undertakings from air conditioning and refrigeration company Airtech Limited, and vegetable packaging and marketing company NZ Hot House Limited following an incident in July 2016 where workers were ...More >>

Air New Zealand named New Zealand’s most attractive employer

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:02:05 +1200 | Randstad

Air New Zealand named New Zealand’s most attractive employer for second consecutive year with education & training named top sector More >>

Air New Zealand named New Zealand’s Most Attractive Employer

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:43:28 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been named New Zealand’s Most Attractive Employer in the annual Randstad Employer Brand Awards for a record fifth time. More >>

Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:42:18 +1200 | Massey University

Adolescents playing video games that offer randomised rewards to increase competitive advantage could be being exposed to mechanisms that are psychologically similar to gambling, according to new research just published in Nature Human Behaviour .More >>

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