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Retention of GPs on Long Term Skill Shortage List applauded

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:50:54 +1300 | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

A decision by The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment not to remove GPs from its Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL) is a common sense decision in light of ongoing and growing GP shortages in many parts of rural New Zealand.More >>

20 years of selling semen and nothing’s a problem

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:38:41 +1300 | CRV Ambreed

Te Aroha local, born and bred, Butch Coombe celebrates 20 years working with CRV Ambreed as a field consultant. More >>

Mediation Between Lyttelton Port and Union Fails

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:22:23 +1300 | First Union

The Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) has opted to continue its overtime ban indefinitely after mediation with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) failed to progress collective bargaining. “There was no substantial shift in LPC’s position today ...More >>

Stay safe on tradies day this Friday

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:14:14 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police urge business and bosses who are putting on ‘shout’s for their staff this Friday to plan ahead how everyone will get home safely. More >>

Disturbing Number of Senior Doctors on Fixed Term Contracts

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:13:43 +1300 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is concerned by the number of senior doctors hired on fixed term rather than permanent employment contracts in district health boards (DHBS) in the past two years.More >>

DHB puts staff and patients at risk in order to save money

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:45:08 +1300 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is alarmed that the Waikato District Health Board (WDHB) is proposing to cut the 4 and 2 roster system, established nationally, for mental health nurses. The PSA represents more than 210 mental health nurses working ...More >>

Powerhouse Ventures Appointment of Rick Christie as Director

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:56 +1300 | Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Powerhouse Ventures Limited (“Powerhouse”), developer of intellectual property-based businesses, announces that it has appointed Rick Christie to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from its Board Meeting last week.More >>

Beat the skills gap with industry training

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:40 +1300 | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

We can beat the skills gap if we meet the future demand for skilled workers in areas such as aged care, says the Industry Training Federation. “This Christmas we’ll be thinking of growing number of older people who need support,” says Industry ...More >>

Appointment of Dame Margaret Millard to Green Cross Health

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:17:27 +1300 | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand says today’s appointment of Dame Margaret Millard DCNZM, JP to the board of Green Cross Health will bring a rural perspective to the company’s operations, reflecting the original focus and unique strengths of Access Homehealth ...More >>

Lyttelton Port workers begin overtime ban

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:23:45 +1300 | First Union

Workers of Christchurch Rail and Lyttelton Port have begun an indefinite ban on overtime, according to the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. The ban was announced at a mass meeting at the Port after negotiations between Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) ...More >>

Lyttelton Port workers begin overtime ban

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:04:01 +1300 | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers of Christchurch Rail and Lyttelton Port have begun an indefinite ban on overtime, according to the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. More >>

43% of Marketing Professionals Seeking New Roles in 2015

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:41:22 +1300 | font

NEW ZEALAND, 17 December 2014 – Almost half of New Zealand marketing professionals will be looking for other job opportunities in the New Year. More >>

Turning up the heat on working conditions

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:28:38 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

A “Jobs That Count” campaign has the full support of Labour, the party’s Labour Relations spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. More >>

We Need to Use Our Black Economic Power

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:09:29 +1300 | Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

How can a group have over 3 million people with college degrees be so under-developed economically? How can a people have over 10,000 elected officials have so little economic power? Why do African Americans only spend 3% of their income with each ...More >>

Unique forestry course takes root

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:03:42 +1300 | Lincoln University

A unique new Lincoln University forestry course will be delivering cutting-edge training in a Northland school next year. Subject to funding, LincolnFirst Telford, a division of Lincoln University, will run the inaugural course at Kaikohe’s Northland College ...More >>

Meat workers need Jobs that Count

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:27:08 +1300 | Council of Trade Unions

The CTU is supporting todays Meat Workers Union campaign to combat insecure work in a core New Zealand export industry. "Last year the CTU published a report on insecure work shows that at least 30% of New Zealand’s workers – over 635,000 people including ...More >>

Skilled job vacancies grew in November

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:55:46 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 1.0 per cent for the month of November, and were up 7.8 percent in the past year to November, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Jobs Online report.More >>

Canterbury disability employer is a health and safety winner

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:49:15 +1300 | Kilmarnock Enterprises

Kilmarnock Enterprises has surpassed expectations and added the ACC Workplace Safety Award to their list of accomplishments. Health and safety has always been a top priority for the disability employment provider and their efforts have been rewarded at the ...More >>

Entrepreneur Claudia Batten to Lead NZTE North America Team

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:09:42 +1300 | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has appointed entrepreneur Claudia Batten as its Regional Director for North America. Claudia, who has spent over 15 years in the technology sector, will oversee key relationships across the US, Canada and Mexico ...More >>

New Directorship for Wellington businesswoman, Lisa Martin

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:24 +1300 | Go Fi8ure

Dedicated Wellington businesswoman, Lisa Martin, Managing Director of specialist bookkeeping firm, GoFi8ure, has been appointed as a Director of financial rescue-remedy company, Number Nurses.More >>


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