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Be aware of important new employment standards

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:29:39 +1300 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Partner Phillipa Muir says that from 1 April 2017, all individual employment agreements need to comply with new requirements under the Employment Relations Act 2000. More >>

NZ Post names new Chief Executive

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:44:49 +1300 | NZ Post

NZ Post Board Chair Jane Taylor today announced that David Walsh will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer at NZ Post, with effect from 1 May 2017. More >>

Equal pay legislation to go before parliament

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:22:35 +1300 | Public Service Association

A bill which will help New Zealand women secure equal pay will go before parliament - and the PSA calls on all parties to support it. More >>

Women’s pay in Parliament’s hands

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:53:54 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party is thrilled to have had a Member’s Bill drawn from the ballot today that offers a concrete solution to fix the gender pay imbalance in New Zealand. More >>

Privacy Commissioner releases 2016 credit assurance reports

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:56:55 +1300 | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has released the annual compliance assurance reports submitted by the three national credit reporting companies. More >>

National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:44:13 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for the government to continue its failing experiment in market-based approaches ...More >>

Diversity Award a big boost for New Zealand businesses

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:41:09 +1300 | Diversity Works

Recognition at the Diversity Awards NZ has helped two innovative local companies make an even bigger impact with their initiatives designed to create an inclusive workplace for New Zealanders.More >>

Huawei to boost Wellington's tech sector

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:20:34 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

Wellington's growing tech and innovation sector will gain significantly from today's investment announcement by global technology giant Huawei, National’s Wellington Central candidate Nicola Willis says.   Huawei today announced $400 million of new ...More >>

Hurunui Water Project Chief Executive to retire

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:47:24 +1300 | Hurunui Water Project

Alex Adams, Chief Executive of the high profile Hurunui Water Project (HWP) is stepping down from the role on 30 April, HWP Chairman of Directors Lindsay Lloyd announced today.More >>

NZ’s investment in infrastructure creating jobs

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:25:54 +1300 | Aurecon

Global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon, will be recruiting approximately 30 graduates around the country[1] in 2017, as part of its annual graduate recruitment programme.More >>

Big boost in job opportunities for Kiwis

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:44:42 +1300 | SEEK

New job advertisements on SEEK rose 17.3 per cent this February when compared to the same period last year. More >>

Do We Still Need to Go to Work to Get the Job Done?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:05:51 +1300 | Polycom

New Global Survey into the Future of Work Reveals Two Thirds (62%) of Today’s Multi-Generational Workforce Now Working from Anywhere More >>

New Chief Executive for Graeme Dingle Foundation

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:36:37 +1300 | Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Graeme Dingle Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Jenny Stiles as CEO, commencing April 24th. More >>

Online tools to help small business owners

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:09:32 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Small business owners can now quickly and easily build policies to support their business with the launch of a new online tool via business.govt.nz, Minister for Small Business Jacqui Dean says.More >>

Have your say on changes to protect domestic violence victim

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:07:09 +1300 | Justice and Electoral Committee

The Justice and Electoral Committee want to hear what New Zealanders think of a new bill proposing changes to workplace laws, to better protect victims of domestic violence. The committee is inviting submissions for the next six weeks.More >>

Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:56:29 +1300 | First Union

BNT (Brakes and Transmission), the Australian-owned car parts supplier, is struggling to get products to the market after workers at its Auckland distribution centre walked off the job for the fifth time on Friday.More >>

E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:36:38 +1300 | E tu

E tū says if the government wants to help the Cadbury workers who have lost their jobs, they should abolish tax on redundancy pay. More >>

2017 Network NZ Business Awards

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:06:40 +1300 | Network NZ

Auckland, New Zealand (Monday 20 March 2017) – Network NZ announce their first annual New Zealand Business Awards, with nominations open from 30th June 10am to 28th July 8pm, Judging from the 29th July to 25th August, People’s Choice Voting ...More >>

Vetting charges will put more pressure on schools

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:41:09 +1300 | New Zealand Educational Institute

New police vetting charges for schools will end up costing children as the Government's funding freeze forces schools to dip into curriculum or staffing to meet any extra costs, NZEI Te Riu Roa says.More >>

Mondelez confirms Dunedin exit

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:08:16 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) - Mondelez International, the US food group on a global push to cut costs, will close the doors on the Cadbury factory in Dunedin early next year. More >>

 

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