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BPW NZ congratulates midwives

Sat, 5 Sep 2015 11:22:34 +1200 | NZBPW

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates the College of Midwives for taking action on low remuneration for Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs/midwives). More >>

Shifting Health and Safety management systems online

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 14:46:36 +1200 | HMC Communications

Waikato human resources consultancy, Everest Group, said a trend is emerging with many businesses switching from paper-based Health and Safety management systems to online tools.More >>

Warehouse workers still striking after low wage offer

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:56:10 +1200 | First Union

After strikes at the Warehouse Manukau, Blenheim and New Lynn, workers at the Warehouse Rotorua will walk off the job at 12pm today says FIRST Union organiser Dennis Maga. More >>

Patrick Strange endorsed for Auckland Airport Board

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:42:07 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously endorsed the nomination of Dr Patrick Strange to stand for election as an independent non-executive director at its 2015 annual meeting.More >>

Bunnings Committed to Best Team Delivering Best Service

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 15:40:15 +1200 | Bunnings

Bunnings has put forward what it believes to be an industry leading proposal covering wage rates and rosters, as part of its negotiations currently underway with both team covered by Individual Employment agreements and First Union who represent team ...More >>

KiwiSaver: Small changes in return can make big difference

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:48:54 +1200 | Canstar

CANSTAR researches 29 funds from 25 providers across four investment profiles to determine outstanding value for workers. More >>

Bunnings workers vote for strike action

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:00:51 +1200 | First Union

Workers at Bunnings Mount Maunganui are walking off the job at 1pm today after learning that the company is proposing a change which will remove the right to determine their start and finish times, says FIRST Union Retail and Finance Secretary Maxine Gay.More >>

Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:45:20 +1200 | Infometrics

Economic activity in Nelson is growing at a healthy clip according to Infometrics’ June 2015 quarterly economic monitor and, with improving returns in the broader region’s primary sector and increasing air connections set to stimulate business and visitor ...More >>

NZ dollar declines as US data signals continued growth

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:38:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar declined after US economic data kept alive expectations the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates this month. More >>

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:09:32 +1200 | EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, ...More >>

‘Startup Weekend’ to kickstart local entrepreneurs

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 14:34:10 +1200 | Northland Inc

“No talk, all action” is the catch phrase for Whangarei’s first ‘Startup Weekend’, which kicks off in less than three weeks time. The ‘Startup Weekend’ is a 54-hour event which takes participants through the real life experience of creating ...More >>

Whanganui Community Corrections opened

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:35:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially opened the refurbished Whanganui Community Corrections site. The $2.7 million refurbishment is part of a five-year nationwide renewal programme to make Community Corrections sites more secure ...More >>

NZ promoting maritime careers

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 10:46:43 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019, has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and Maritime NZ to join up for the first time to encourage young people to train for maritime careers.More >>

Five New Senior Solicitors at Chapman Tripp

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:49:32 +1200 | Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is pleased to announce the promotion of five new senior solicitors in the firm’s Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch offices. The appointments are effective from today.More >>

Nurses and midwives start leadership journey

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:12:44 +1200 | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick shared her vision of leadership today (Tuesday 1 September) with a group of nurses and midwives identified by the Lakes and Waikato district health boards as their emerging leaders.More >>

Improving Emergency Response at Port of Tauranga

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:26:34 +1200 | Port of Tauranga Limited

Port of Tauranga staff in conjunction with the New Zealand Fire Service, carried out an emergency response exercise at Tauranga Container Terminal on Friday 28 August 2015. More >>

New research reveals high awareness of gender pay gap

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:12:52 +1200 | YWCA

Recent research reveals 65% of women believe there is still a gender pay gap and 41% believe men are given increased opportunities in the workplace to get paid more, according to a Westpac survey on equal pay in our workplaces. The survey of 700 Kiwis ...More >>

PM Post-Cab Conference: Flag Shortlist, Business Confidence

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:43:37 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Speaking at his Monday post-cabinet press conference, John Key said there were two or three flags he would personally vote for in the shortlist. He said the chosen flag would be instantly recognizable as a representation of New Zealand. Key stood ...More >>

Removal of FBT key to improved wellness in the workplace

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:44:09 +1200 | Health Funds Association of NZ

Passing the Affordable Healthcare Bill so that fringe benefit tax is removed from health insurance would greatly improve wellness in the workplace, the Health Funds Association (HFANZ) said today.More >>

Caregivers and nurses support midwives

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:28:00 +1200 | NZNO

Momentum is building in New Zealand to address gender pay inequality says New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) caregivers, nurses and midwives. More >>

 

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