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Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costs

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:39:06 +1200 | TVNZ

CORIN Well, Sue Moroney’s bill to extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks will be back in the house in a couple of weeks’ time. And this time, the Labour MP could just have the numbers. It, of course, all hinges on Peter Dunne. Now, one MP who ...More >>

The union for employed midwives on gender pay equality

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:05:26 +1200 | MERAS

Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Services (‘MERAS’) fully supports and applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand College of Midwives (‘the College’) on behalf of community Lead Maternity Care (‘LMC’) midwives to legally challenge ...More >>

Council supports midwives’ test case on gender pay equality

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:03:06 +1200 | National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives’ pay and conditions and the level of support women giving birth receive.More >>

Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:19:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Good afternoon and thank you for having me here - it is great to have the opportunity to speak to you today, my first such opportunity as Transport Minister. More >>

Design Bank collaboration hub cuts costs, delivers solutions

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:39:59 +1200 | Information Leadership

Information Leadership is launching Design Bank™ at the Digital Workplace conference on 31 August, where Director Sarah Heal will be challenging the ‘conventional wisdom’ about how to make the digital workplace deliver on improving productivity and organisational ...More >>

Business Awards highlight rich mix of success factors

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:23:40 +1200 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Following four successful finalist functions across the Auckland region, the Auckland business community is celebrating the achievements of 75 local companies named as finalists in the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2015.More >>

thl Financial Results for the Year to 30 June 2015

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:16:49 +1200 | Tourism Holdings Limited

• Operating Profit Before Financing Costs and Tax (1) (EBIT) of $32 million, up 42% on prior year More >>

Car retailer slams lack of action on Easter trading laws

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:08:00 +1200 | 2 Cheap Cars

One of the country’s biggest car retailers says whether its central or local government who does it, New Zealand’s Easter trading laws need to be brought into the 21st century.More >>

Diversity Awards 2015: Getting Better by Diversity

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:03:56 +1200 | Equal Employment Opportunities Trust

For the 18th year in a row the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust is once again proud to celebrate the fantastic organisations across New Zealand who are leading the way in workplace diversity. EEO Trust Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie says ...More >>

Connections Still Important For Investment Decisions

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:17:54 +1200 | NZ Private Equity and Venture Capital Ass

Insight and foresight have a vital role to play in making the best investment decisions despite the growth of big data, a meeting hosted by the New Zealand Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (NZVCA) at the Auckland offices of Chapman Tripp ...More >>

Time to stop cutting and start building

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:57:40 +1200 | EPMU

After another year of returning good profits, New Zealand Post has plenty of room to take a breath and begin planning for the future, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.More >>

QJumpers and NBR Talent join forces

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:16:10 +1200 | Qjumpers

In some of the hardest recruitment conditions of the past 10 years, QJumpers has joined forces with NBR Talent to help streamline the way New Zealand companies seek fresh talent.More >>

Social Services Sector Conference in Whangarei

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:20:14 +1200 | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) have chosen Whangarei as the location for their 2015 national conference 17th and 18th September. The conference “Maranga Mai! Standing Strong Together” will be held in Toll Stadium and will showcase best ...More >>

Home Direct Welcomes Commerce Commission Report

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:00:27 +1200 | Home Direct

Having worked closely with the Commerce Commission in the last few years, Home Direct welcomes the release of the Mobile Trader investigation but we are concerned that it seems that we were the only company out of 32 reviewed that had complied with ...More >>

Lydia Ko and Toni Street top Daffodil Day Art Auction

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:50:30 +1200 | ANZ Bank

Lydia Ko and Toni Street take out top bids in ANZ Daffodil Day Art Auction, raises $19,000 More >>

Strategy to attract women to workforce rewarded

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:38:20 +1200 | Connexis

27 August 2015: The ongoing commitment by Connexis - the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the Infrastructure Industry - to growing a diverse workplace of employees has been recognised with a prestigious award. Connexis was last night awarded Highly ...More >>

Simpson Grierson wins at the Diversity Awards NZ 2015

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:37:01 +1200 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson won the Positive Inclusion Award at the prestigious Diversity Awards at a ceremony held in Auckland last night. The awards are presented by the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust. Simpson Grierson won the Positive Inclusion Award, ...More >>

CTU supports RMTU Action

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:06:58 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) supports the action led by the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) in a hearing with the Employment Relations Authority today. More >>

Jobs of those who support the most vulnerable on the line

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:04:51 +1200 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says cuts to MidCentral DHB funding for home management may result in less work and loss of jobs for workers who support some of Manawatu’s most vulnerable residents.More >>

Can New Zealand reap the benefits of workplace diversity?

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:16:14 +1200 | Hays Recruitment

Why are organisations in New Zealand falling short on diversity in the workplace? Could it be that they are not rising to the challenges they face when trying to achieve diversity?More >>

 

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