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International accolade for firm’s gender diversity

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:17:53 +1300 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

International accolade for firm’s gender diversity leadership -- MinterEllisonRuddWatts commitment to greater gender diversity in the legal profession was celebrated at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards, held in Hong Kong ...More >>

Wage and salary earners $11,500 a year short on parent's

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:58:20 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Wage and salary earners $11,500 a year short on their parent’s share of national income More >>

International accolade for firm’s gender diversity

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:21:36 +1300 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

MinterEllisonRuddWatts commitment to greater gender diversity in the legal profession was celebrated at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards, held in Hong Kong last night.More >>

The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:46:48 +1300 | NZNO

The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a huge effect on the nurse and colleagues to the point nurses leave for other jobs, go overseas or leave the profession altogether. ...More >>

New health and safety toolkit now available

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:11:37 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

SafePlus, a new Government developed and endorsed health and safety toolkit, is now available to all New Zealand businesses, and is set to help lift the health and safety performance in workplaces across the country.More >>

Put a stop to bullying, says NZMA

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:15:33 +1300 | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is concerned by the findings of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists’ (ASMS) study on bullying in the New Zealand senior medical workforce, and encourages employers and colleges to continue their focus ...More >>

Unions calls on Foodstuffs to pull store owners into line

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:39:03 +1300 | First Union

24 November 2017 Unions calls on Foodstuffs to pull store owners into line after ERA ruling The union representing workers at Foodstuffs South Island is calling on the co-operative’s CEO to pull rogue store owners into line after an Employment ...More >>

WorkSafe fully accepts the decision of the Supreme Court

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:57:30 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

Chief Executive Nicole Rosie said the Court’s decision clarifies the approach the regulator should have taken, and will take in the future in such circumstances. More >>

Pike River families have protected working people once again

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:55:57 +1300 | Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions today congratulated Sonya Rockhouse and Anna Osborne on their persistence and courage in the face of years of delayed justice by WorkSafe NZ and Peter Whittall over the deaths of Sonya’s son Ben and Anna’s husband Milton ...More >>

Schools liable if caretakers not safety trained

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:34:27 +1300 | CrestClean

A health and safety expert says schools are risking heavy fines if their caretaker falls off a ladder and has not got adequate safe systems of work in place for working at heights. More >>

PSA Disappointed at Tax Working Group Terms of Reference

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:51:02 +1300 | Public Service Association

The narrow scope of the government’s much-anticipated Tax Working Group is a disappointment to unions and working people, the PSA says. More >>

Educators ask for funding to settle pay equity claims

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:18:16 +1300 | NZEI

Educators working in schools and early childhood services are welcoming the new Government's commitment to ending the gender pay gap for women and are asking that Budget 2018 includes money to speedily settle their pay equity claims.More >>

Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:11:26 +1300 | Robert Half

Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss Auckland, 22 November 2017 – A manager has a wide range of responsibilities, from setting clear expectations, to making sure business goals are met or even exceeded. A good boss manages staff effectively so that they ...More >>

Job advertisements rise slightly in October 2017

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:36:51 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements rose slightly with an increase of 0.1 per cent in October 2017 and 8.2 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report.More >>

NZ software company launches staff badge system

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:09:28 +1300 | Propellerhead

Learnt a new skill at work? Achieved a career milestone? A New Zealand tech company has developed a new way for employees to digitally track their professional development, secure pay rises, and eliminate workplace biases.More >>

Casual and contractor employment predicted to rise

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:23:46 +1300 | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

A substantial proportion of New Zealand business leaders expect casual and contractor employment to increase over the next ten years. More >>

New Zealand businesses overlooking skills shortfall

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:09:03 +1300 | Diversity Works

Lack of awareness around the literacy and numeracy needs of their staff could be preventing New Zealand businesses maximising their productivity and profit. More >>

The Burnout Conundrum: How to Work Flexibly And Not Burn Out

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:25:14 +1300 | Hays Recruitment

You want to work flexibly but with always-on communication you must strike the right balance between life and work to avoid the growing epidemic of employee burnout, says recruiting experts Hays.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the new Pike River agency

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:26:07 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation - has never dealt honestly, ...More >>

PM's Press Conference 20/11/17: Pike Re-Entry Agency

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:18:33 +1300 | Lyndon Hood

At today's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little to announce plans for the new agency for re-entry of the mine .More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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