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Open Minds and Doors to People with Disabilities - HRC

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:06:35 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Government’s Hidden Talent Tour to encourage employers to take on more New Zealanders with disabilities. More >>

Fonterra winds up $109M staff pension scheme

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:45:32 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, which is on a cost-cutting drive in the face of weak global prices, has wound up a $109 million staff pension scheme inherited from the New Zealand Dairy Board as part of the amalgamation that created ...More >>

Wynyard continues with board changes

Tue, 31 May 2016 10:08:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group is continuing with its boardroom refresh with two new appointments including New Zealand Venture Investment Fund chief Richard Dellabarca as deputy chair, while separately tapping former NZME Publishing executive ...More >>

Good NZ directors too wary of joining SME boards

Mon, 30 May 2016 14:50:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's small- and medium-sized businesses are struggling to attract high-quality directors to their boards, leaving a gap for firms just when they need an experienced hand on the tiller, Financial Markets Authority boss Rob ...More >>

Online company reviews influence jobseekers

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:56:51 +1200 | Hays

More than 80% of New Zealand jobseekers say the online comments of former employees influence their decision to apply for a job or work for a particular organisation, according to recruiting experts Hays.More >>

How can we make work safer for early childhood teachers?

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:40:30 +1200 | Child Forum

Early childhood education workers are suffering from stress, physical injuries and bullying according to the results of a survey conducted by the early childhood national organisation ChildForum. More >>

Waikato support workers to hold further strikes over wages

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:18:13 +1200 | Public Service Association

More than 200 specialist support workers at Community Living Limited will take more industrial action, after employers refused to make more than a miserly pay offer to union members.More >>

$111.5m to support NZers into employment

Fri, 27 May 2016 15:39:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 invests $111.5 million of operating funding over four years to support more New Zealanders, especially young people, to get off benefits and gain sustainable employment, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says.More >>

Real wages go backwards for next two years

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:42:40 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealanders’ real wages will fall for the next two years as the cost of living outpaces forecast pay rises, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little More >>

Gordon Campbell on yesterday’s Budget

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:02:26 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Budgies, so their Wikipedia page says, are popular pets around the world due to their small size, low cost, and ability to mimic human speech. Which is a reasonably good description of Finance Minister Bill English eighth Budget. Especially when ...More >>

RCSA gives tick to Budget

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:10:37 +1200 | RCSA

The recruitment and labour-hire sector has given a tick to the following measures announced earlier today in the Budget: More >>

Budget continues a stable platform for business growth

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:02:38 +1200 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Media Statement Thursday 26th May 2016 Budget continues a stable platform for business growth, says Chamber More >>

Additional Budget support for Pacific peoples

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:41:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 will allocate $6.4 million of new operating funding over four years for Pacific peoples initiatives, Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. More >>

Financial help boosted for low-income earners

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:23:15 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 includes $4.2 million of operating funding over four years to support more low-income families access low and no-interest loans as part of the Community Finance partnership, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says.More >>

$652.1m Social Investment for vulnerable NZers

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:06:11 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016’s Social Investment package will help the most at-risk New Zealanders lead better lives by intervening early and investing in public services tailored to their circumstances, Finance Minister Bill English says.More >>

Labour Bill would back Kiwi jobs

Thu, 26 May 2016 13:38:36 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little Leader of the Opposition MEDIA STATEMENT 26 May 2016 Labour Bill would back Kiwi jobs The Government’s $40 billion of buying power would go towards backing Kiwi businesses and jobs under a Labour Member’s Bill which will be debated by ...More >>

Bennett Resettles Homeless In Jobless Towns

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:45:06 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The Minister for Social Housing Paula Bennett wants to resettle Auckland’s homeless to jobless towns like Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Lower Hutt and Palmerston North, says New Zealand First.More >>

Pre budget announcements good for employment.

Wed, 25 May 2016 16:10:46 +1200 | RCSA

John Harland , New Zealand Regional Chair of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association, outlines expectations for the Budget. John is available for comment before and after the Budget on ph 021 707 482 More >>

Unisys Expands Asia Pacific Leadership Team

Wed, 25 May 2016 13:28:01 +1200 | UNISYS

Unisys Expands Asia Pacific Leadership Team with Corrine Murphy Appointed as Director of Planning and Operations WELLINGTON, 25 May, 2016 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced it has expanded its Asia Pacific regional leadership team with ...More >>

Team building important for End Of Financial Year

Wed, 25 May 2016 11:47:52 +1200 | Corporate Challenge Events NZ

End Of Financial Year (EOFY) is bringing a greater focus on staff unity and acknowledgment as businesses build up to this peak period, according to New Zealand and Australian team building specialist Dwain Richardson.More >>

 

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