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Myanmar: Employers Must Accept Minimum Wage

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:49:42 +1200 | ITUC

Brussels, 3 July 2015 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions have reacted angrily to threats by Myanmar manufacturing companies, backed by Korean and Chinese business interests, to close around 100 factories if a minimum wage is introduced. The government has ...More >>

Hino highlights truck driver shortage

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:19:31 +1200 | Hino Distributor NZ Ltd

Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd’s nationwide driver’s licence competition has placed Caroline Haack one step closer to driving her partner’s new 700 series 8x4. Caroline entered the competition at Hino’s National Fieldays’ site in June, winning her ...More >>

National Council of Women News

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:28:04 +1200 | National Council of Women

• New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse released its 2015 family violence data summaries . New Zealand Police data showed that while there is a rise in reported cases, fewer are actually being resolved. Spokespeople from Women’s Refuge and ...More >>

Microsoft NZ announces new Managing Director

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:23:06 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Kiwi global technology executive returns to take up leadership reins as company positions itself for “mobile-first, cloud-first” era More >>

Job market growing despite lower business confidence

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:35:27 +1200 | Trade Me Limited

Despite waning employment confidence according to Westpac: McDermott Miller , Trade Me Jobs continues to see healthy signs in the New Zealand employment market. More >>

PledgeMe seeks $250k

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:31:55 +1200 | PledgeMe

PledgeMe launched its second round of equity crowdfunding today , seeking a minimum of $250,000 investment. More >>

NZ dollar rebounds from fresh five-year low on US jobs

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:54:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar rebounds from fresh five-year low as greenback falls on US job data More >>

TISA leaks reveal threat to seafarers

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:26:10 +1200 | ITF

Discussion documents on the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) published by Wikileaks reveal a continuing threat to seafarers’ wages and conditions should the agreement be adopted, the (International Transport Workers’ Federation) said today. The documents ...More >>

FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointments

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:16:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three directors to the board of crown company FairWay Resolution Limited. More >>

Fonterra, treating workers like cattle

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:35:01 +1200 | Don Franks

After several days of rumors, Fonterra today confirmed a series of massive job cuts. More >>

Students connect with employers and discover career pathways

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:33:42 +1200 | Careers New Zealand

Employers, teachers and students are saying Careers New Zealand’s “Industry Big Day Out” programme which helps them link together better is helping young New Zealanders make informed choices about their careers. Phil Matthews, Director of Universal Engineering, ...More >>

EPMU members to vote on merger with SFWU

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:37:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 2 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union's members will vote on whether to merge with the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota to create the second-biggest workers' advocate, with the outcome flagged ...More >>

How much more will be in your wallet?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:07:46 +1200 | Hays

61 per cent of employers in New Zealand increased salaries by less than 3 per cent in their last review, while 28 per cent gave increases of 3 per cent or more; Looking ahead, 68 per cent of employers will increase salaries by less than 3 per cent in ...More >>

Construction salary guide released

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:03:20 +1200 | Hays Construction And Property

Employment levels, business confidence and workloads are all increasing in New Zealand’s construction industry – but employees should not get their hopes up for a high salary increase this year as salaries for most roles remain steady, according to ...More >>

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility in NZ

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:59:48 +1200 | Business NZ

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in New Zealand – report On the release of the report - The State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand Annual Review 2015 - Sustainable Business Council Executive Director Penny Nelson said: ...More >>

Diligent Appoints Chief Customer Officer and Chief Marketing

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:32:09 +1200 | Diligent

Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL) today announced the promotion of Jeff Hilk to Chief Customer Officer and the appointment of Shawn Lankton as Chief Marketing Officer. More >>

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital expertise

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:24:39 +1200 | Deloitte

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital business strategy expertise to role Deloitte has announced the appointment of Paul Brabin as a new Auckland-based consulting partner effective from 1 July. He joins Deloitte from PwC. Mr Brabin has extensive ...More >>

Life begins at 40 – or does it?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:45:16 +1200 | CIGNA

Wellington, 2 July 2015 – In 1983 the Kiwi band Dave & The Dynamos released their anthemic pop-ditty “Life Begins at 40”. It was an instant classic; number one on the charts for three weeks in a row and staying in the Top 40 for a whopping ...More >>

Engaging stakeholders tops agenda for Kiwi businesses

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:33:30 +1200 | Wright Communications

Building stronger relationships with key stakeholders is the top priority for New Zealand businesses, according to a new survey on corporate social responsibility (CSR).More >>

Small business confidence: A change of season

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:27:06 +1200 | ANZ Bank

Small firms are increasingly cautious about the year ahead, with confidence down from recent highs but still positive, according to ANZ’s quarterly Business Micro Scope survey of small businesses.More >>

 

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