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Living Wage employers unveiled today as number surges to 58

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:01:37 +1200 | Living Wage Aotearoa

The 2016 list of fully accredited New Zealand Living Wage Employers will be released tomorrow, as the number surges to 58. More >>

Courts rule against employer in discrimination case

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:43:07 +1200 | Out at Work

In a wake-up call for employers, the court ruled yesterday that Dakota Hemmingson was unjustifiably fired from her job as a hair dresser. More >>

30,000th licensed building practitioner welcomed

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:32:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The licensing of a record 30,000th building practitioner is a positive sign of a nationwide construction boom and the increased emphasis on skilled tradespeople, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.More >>

Stats used to fudge unemployment level: Nats desperate

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:00:45 +1200 | Auckland Action Against Poverty

National is now resorting to tricks with employment statistics to make the economy look healthier than it is. More >>

Will you be able to secure a new permanent job

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:05:37 +1200 | Hays

Will you be able to secure a new permanent job in FY16-17? NZ still scoring goals for job growth More >>

Taking on FMCG talent gap challenges

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:53:00 +1200 | Food and Grocery Council

The FMCG industry is suffering from a talent gap in marketing as skilled people are drawn overseas to where the big budgets are. More >>

Wage gap remains at Foodstuffs stores in Nelson

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:42:09 +1200 | First Union

More than six months after the union representing retail workers started recruiting members at New World Nelson and Pak’n Save Richmond, the local owners of the two supermarket giants are digging their heels in and refusing to negotiate fair pay ...More >>

Jetstar workers out of pocket

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:22:58 +1200 | E tu

About 300 Jetstar employees are out of pocket as a technical issue has interrupted Jetstar’s payroll system. More >>

M2PP Expressway supports iwi employment opportunity

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:05:12 +1200 | NZTA

A group of nine Māori from the Kāpiti Coast are entering into exciting career prospects on the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway project, thanks to a successful employment partnership between the project’s main landscaping subcontractor Natural Habitats, ...More >>

E Tu pushes for pay rise, health & safety representation

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:56:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) - E Tu, created through the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and the Service and Food Workers Union, is pushing for a pay rise and more worker representation on health and safety in its biggest and oldest ...More >>

Talks begin today on key Metals Agreement

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:51:36 +1200 | E tu

The Agreement, or Metals as it is known, is E tū’s oldest and biggest manufacturing industry agreement and covers more than 600 workers across more than 80 employers. More >>

NZ employment confidence dims in June quarter

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:42:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealanders grew more pessimistic in the June quarter as they grew increasingly worried about job security as a swelling population increases competition for work and continues to keep a lid on wages.More >>

IISD Welcomes Five New Members to Its Board of Directors

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:59:47 +1200 | IISD

WINNIPEG—June 24, 2016—The International Institute for Sustainable Development welcomed five new members to its board of directors today, following a unanimous vote at the board’s general meeting. "I am delighted to welcome our new members ...More >>

Fronde chairman Jon Mayson ousted, two other directors exit

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:27:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Jon Mayson, chairman of IT services provider Fronde, has been asked to step down by the company’s two main shareholder/directors who wanted to refresh the board.More >>

Breach means training provider must repay $1.47 million

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:53:39 +1200 | Tertiary Education Commission

The New Zealand School of Outdoor Studies is to repay $1.47 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) following an investigation which showed that some student enrolments between 2009 -2014 could not be validated and that courses ...More >>

E tū members finish up at Mangatainoka’s Tui Brewery

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:51:38 +1200 | E tu

End of an era as E tū members finish up at Mangatainoka’s Tui BreweryMore >>

Industry trainees to access workplace support

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:53:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 23 June 2016 Media Statement More >>

Response to Ombudsman’s Report

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:34:53 +1200 | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has acknowledged the release of Ombudsman Professor Ron Paterson’s findings following a complaint from Mr Derek Leask. More >>

Electricity Industry recognises excellence

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:28:32 +1200 | Electricity Engineers Association

National awards for workplace safety, engineering excellence and young engineer of the year were presented today at the Electricity Engineers'Association Conference in Wellington.More >>

Small salary increases ahead as cost consciousness in vogue

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:57:55 +1200 | Hays

Small salary increases ahead as cost consciousness stays in vogue – but employees are ready to respond More >>


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