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A boon for Christchurch’s IT market

Tue, 3 May 2016 14:57:10 +1200 | Sourced

Permanent positions are currently dominating Christchurch’s IT job market, with software development being a key area of recruitment – according to the latest market update from IT recruitment company, Sourced.More >>

New rules needed to support workplace whistleblowers

Tue, 3 May 2016 11:31:20 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

The leaders of one of the world’s largest research projects into workplace whistleblowing are calling for a law change to support whistleblowers and protect them from a “mountain of negativity”. Thousands of New Zealand and Australian private and public sector ...More >>

Air NZ sees headwinds from competition

Tue, 3 May 2016 09:49:34 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand says its 2017 earnings won't match the $800 million it has forecast for 2016 as the airline faces increased competition and gets less benefit from foreign exchange hedging.More >>

Dimension Data Appoints New CEO for Asia Pacific

Tue, 3 May 2016 09:24:47 +1200 | Dimension Data

Former SAP Senior Vice President and Head of Services, John Lombard, takes over responsibilities for the region More >>

MBIE recovers $71k in arrears owed to sushi bar workers

Mon, 2 May 2016 13:48:09 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A total of $71,454 has been recovered in unpaid public holiday and holiday pay entitlements for 54 current and former employees of eight Whangarei sushi bars, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate.More >>

New Law Salaried Staff Have To Now Clock In

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:07:30 +1200 | Small Business Voice

New employment law introduced a few weeks ago has imposed more hardship on the workplace says Max Whitehead CEO of the Small Business Voice. More >>

Govt Happy to Watch Exodus From Provincial NZ

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:33:42 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A rise in unemployment numbers in Greymouth typifies what is happening in the regions under this government, says New Zealand First today. More >>

Alarm over AFFCO/Talley’s bid to muzzle social media posts

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:17:17 +1200 | Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company.More >>

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:39:06 +1200 | Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Government’s unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations ...More >>

Job opportunities offered to former Dick Smith employees

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:37:05 +1200 | 2 Cheap Cars

The country’s biggest importer and retailer of second hand cars, 2 Cheap Cars, says it may be able to help some of the staff from closed-up electronics company Dick Smith with new jobs.More >>

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:12:44 +1200 | E tu

The former E tū lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as “fantastic” a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close.More >>

PSA pleased with Minister’s promises

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:07:54 +1200 | Public Service Association

Fire service staff across the country have had a promise their jobs are safe - and the PSA wants their voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand.More >>

$303m to merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:02:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne Minister of Internal Affairs 29 April 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: $303m to merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $303 million over five years to combine ...More >>

Sweet opportunities in honey industry for locals

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:54:55 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

Today marks the first day of work for 11 Work and Income clients, who will be developing Northland College's mānuka plantation site. More >>

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:02:52 +1200 | University of Otago

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the next Dean of the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy. Dr Carlo Marra is currently Dean and Professor at the School of Pharmacy at Memorial ...More >>

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:46:05 +1200 | E tu

The E tū union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. More >>

Auckland Conventions announces key appointment

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:15:42 +1200 | Auckland Conventions

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events has announced Tony Howlett the new Associate Director and Head of Operations, in a move to further develop the organisation’s growing market.More >>

Household Labour Force Estimated Working-age Population

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:21:53 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

This table provides the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ...More >>

99 Kiwis killed at work

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:05:35 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember the 99* New Zealanders who went to work and never came home, the 99 New Zealanders who were killed at work. More >>

School Leavers Attracted by Hands on Courses

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:36:34 +1200 | PORSE

School Leavers Attracted by Hands on Courses A career in childcare is becoming a popular choice for school leavers who are being attracted by practical, hands on courses. Samantha-Jo Aitchison had two careers in mind – joining the New Zealand ...More >>


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