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New Doctors make Economic Sense

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:18:55 +1200 | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Minister Joyce has been touting that we must consider fairness to taxpayers on the student loan issues around medical students. However, New Zealanders must consider the economic impact of not letting new doctors graduate. More >>

Nurses head to mediation with District Health Boards

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:35:50 +1200 | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards were unable to reach a settlement at their negotiations for a collective agreement yesterday. More >>

New Chairman Appointed to Lead Camp Quality New Zealand

Fri, 29 May 2015 11:36:44 +1200 | Camp Quality New Zealand

29 May 2015: Long-time Otago/Southland resident, Wayne Collie, has been appointed as the new chairman of Camp Quality New Zealand (CQNZ). More >>

Taxpayers' Union Back Legal Challenge

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:54:20 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is backing the Wellington Chamber of Commerce in its effort to seek formal legal advice on the Council’s decision to expand the ‘living wage’ to council controlled organisations and contractors. Taxpayers’ Union Executive ...More >>

Opus finalist for Gold Award

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:12:11 +1200 | Opus

Opus International Consultants (Opus) has been confirmed as an ACC Workplace Safety Award finalist for their health and safety practices and programmes at the Wellington Gold Awards. The finalists were announced on Thursday 28 May.More >>

Forum Congratulates Genesis Energy CEO for Safety Award

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:01:28 +1200 | Zero Harm

Congratulations to Albert Brantley, chief executive of Genesis Energy, who has been named the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum Executive of the Year at the annual NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards.More >>

WECC to seek legal advice on living wage decision

Fri, 29 May 2015 09:59:10 +1200 | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce is likely to seek legal advice on today’s decision by the city council to expand the ‘living wage’ to council controlled organisations and contractors.More >>

Council votes to lift CEO’s delegated authority by 166%!

Fri, 29 May 2015 09:58:04 +1200 | Auckland Council

Council votes to lift CEO’s delegated authority by 166%! Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says the Mayor and a clear majority of Auckland councillors voted to do the complete opposite of what ratepayers actually want when they agreed to lift the CEO’s ...More >>

Massive changes proposed at Fairfax

Thu, 28 May 2015 16:49:26 +1200 | EPMU

Massive changes proposed at Fairfax Reporters and editorial staff at Fairfax Media have been informed today of a massive suite of changes to the media company, including the disestablishment of some roles. “The changes proposed by Fairfax represent ...More >>

Apple Industry Growing Local Jobs

Thu, 28 May 2015 15:26:48 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay’s buoyant apple industry is opening up opportunities for young people keen to make horticulture a career. More >>

Rotorua Airport appoints new CEO

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:09:49 +1200 | Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport has appointed a new Chief Executive, Nicole Brewer, who will take up the role on July 1. Ms Brewer comes to the Airport with extensive aviation, business and planning experience, including eight years at Air New Zealand and three years ...More >>

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 >>

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Thu, 28 May 2015 12:38:16 +1200 | ASB Bank

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard Auckland has leap-frogged Canterbury into the top spot for economic growth in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard – a position it last held in September 2013. The move, up from second ...More >>

New Executive Director for SOUNZ

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:57:01 +1200 | SOUNZ

Diana Marsh will be the new Executive Director of SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music. 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 >>

End of an Era for Long-Serving Duty Nurse Manager

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:47:25 +1200 | Waikato District Health Board

The day Jude Olsen told his grandmother Maria Roberts that he wanted to be a nurse, it bowled her over with surprise quickly followed by immense pride. 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 >>

 

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