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Center for American Progress' India: 2020 Program

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:37:46 +1200 | US Department Of State

Neera, thank you very, very much. Thank you for confirming to me your mother’s fealty. (Laughter.) I’m deeply appreciative for her support through the years and I’m sorry we lost you when you were 18, but I’m glad you wound up here, as is ...More >>

Opportunity knocks for newly qualified Kiwi Accountants

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:20:16 +1200 | Hays

New Zealand’s accountancy and finance jobs market is more buoyant for both temporary and permanent roles, particularly for newly qualified Accountants who want to take their first step into management, says recruiting experts Hays Accountancy & ...More >>

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:14:47 +1200 | US Department Of State

Twenty-nine women entrepreneurs from 26 African countries arrive in the United States this week to explore ways to expand their businesses and generate prosperity in their communities. The women in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program ...More >>

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:02:28 +1200 | RCSA

Innovative workplace safety management programmes set in place in Christchurch by labour-hire companies have resulted in accident and off-work injury levels lower than the national average.More >>

How to make teleworking work

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:48 +1200 | AUT University

AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released the Telework Briefing , a collection of key findings on managing telework. The briefing is aimed at helping managers implement or review teleworking within organisations.More >>

Jimmy the dwarf joins forces with enthuse events

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:05:42 +1200 | Enthuse

28 July 2014 Well know actor, entertainer and comedian Jimmy James Fletcher is joining forces with Christchurch based media, events and entertainment company enthuse. More >>

Labour will work with meat sector to develop bigger business

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:51:53 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will create more jobs and wealth by providing the leadership and funding to help participants reform the meat sector through developing a larger scale sustainable model as part of our Economic Upgrade for the sector, Labour’s Primary Industries ...More >>

Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:05:21 +1200 | Union Network of Migrants

A publicly disgraced Auckland hotel is still not paying their workers the minimum wage, according to the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG). More >>

Parking officers deserve safety at work

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:19:27 +1200 | PSA

The union representing the Auckland Transport parking officer severely beaten on July 17 says everyone has a right to go about their job without fear for their safety. More >>

Spanners fly in Southland: MTA Fastest Spanner 2014

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:46:51 +1200 | Motor Trade Association

Automotive technicians from across Southland battled it out with technique, skill, teamwork and panache for the title of MTA Fastest Spanner: 2014. More >>

Pay Period performance steady

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:02:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Latest figures show the school payroll system maintained a steady performance for each of the last four pay periods. More >>

Jail-time Possible if Workplace Health and Safety Ignored

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:37:31 +1200 | Village PR

Jail-time Possible if Workplace Health and Safety Ignored 25 July 2014 TAURANGA: A leading employment lawyer is warning all New Zealanders to make health and safety a top priority in their workplace to avoid being held accountable under new legislation ...More >>

Darien Fenton: Valedictory Statement

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:18:33 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

I acknowledge all Members of Parliament I have served with and I do so without rancour or criticism. Over nearly nine years in parliament I’ve found that despite furious debate about political difference, most MPs come here with sincere intent.More >>

What are National Standards really being used for?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:44:54 +1200 | NZEI

The National Government needs to come clean about its plans to link controversial National Standards data, such as those released today, to future decisions about school funding and teacher pay.More >>

First rebuilt homes completed by offenders

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:33:36 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith have welcomed the completed refurbishment of the first four earthquake-damaged red zone houses in Christchurch, undertaken as part of a joint initiative between the Department ...More >>

Rural Contractors ask for similar seasonal worker deal

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:31:24 +1200 | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand is welcoming news that Government’s plans to encourage more New Zealanders into seasonal work and also its decision to increase the annual Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) cap to a total of 9000 workers.More >>

Extent of job losses at Invermay remain hidden

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:28:02 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Despite growing concern in the agriculture and science sectors, both AgResearch management and the Minister responsible are continuing to hide the true extent of job losses at AgResearch’s Invermay campus, Labour’s MP for Dunedin North David Clark says.More >>

NZ schoolchildren not disadvantaged by part-time work

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:14:18 +1200 | University of Otago

Schoolchildren who combine schoolwork with a part-time job do not appear to suffer from any long-term disadvantage, University of Otago research suggests. More >>

Interim TIAC report on Melling incident

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:03:42 +1200 | First Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union said today that there is long-standing concern about the effectiveness of the Matangi braking system among train drivers, and the union will work with KiwiRail on interim recommendations in a TIAC report out today.More >>

Adrian Littlewood co-chair of Australia NZ Leadership Forum

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:14:34 +1200 | Business NZ

Adrian Littlewood, Chief Executive of Auckland Airport, is the new co-chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. The Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum is a grouping of senior business leaders from both sides of the Tasman. The Forum ...More >>

 

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