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Burger King banned from hiring migrants

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 16:49:17 +1200 | Employers Assistance Ltd

It would seem like a strong stand has been taken against companies that hire and exploit migrant workers. A current case in reference is Burger King. More >>

Ministry disappointed at rejection of second revised offers

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:44:38 +1200 | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is disappointed NZEI Te Riu Roa has rejected its revised offers to settle principals’ and teachers’ collective agreements. More >>

Primary teachers and principals vote to reject offers

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:19:22 +1200 | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals have resoundingly rejected the Government’s latest collective agreement offers. More >>

NZ workers lose confidence in jobs market

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 12:33:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealanders are feeling less optimistic about the labour market with fewer people expecting a pay rise any time soon. More >>

New papers on work outcomes, funding conditions and wage gap

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 12:19:22 +1200 | The Treasury

The Treasury has published two Working Papers and an Analytical Paper today, covering New Zealand funding conditions, labour market outcomes and ethnic wage gaps. More >>

Māori caucus back Meka Whaitiri: 'We support her'

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:37:36 +1200 | RNZ

Labour's Māori caucus is backing MP Meka Whaitiri, despite not having seen the report that prompted her sacking as minister after an altercation with her press secretary. More >>

Statement in response to pay equity deal for Oranga workers

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:49:59 +1200 | Methodist Alliance

The Methodist Alliance welcomes the landmark pay equity deal for Oranga Tamariki social workers but ask is it really pay equity when social workers in community organisations working alongside Oranga Tamariki have been left out of the agreement. More >>

Pay rates for NGO social workers should not be left behind

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:30:53 +1200 | NZCCSS

NZCCSS welcomes the announcement today that Oranga Tamariki social workers have reached agreement on a pay equity settlement. More >>

Lax approach to forestry operation leaves worker injured

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:08:06 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Rotorua based logging operator Cropp Logging was sentenced in the Tauranga District Court today after an incident where a worker was struck by a tumbling log. More >>

Women’s Refuge congratulates Oranga Tamariki

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:02:31 +1200 | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge congratulates Oranga Tamariki for their milestone pay equity deal for social workers, however voice concerns about the extension of this deal to social workers contracted by Oranga Tamariki.More >>

Clark: Speech to the NZ Nurses Organisation AGM [20/9/18]

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:38:13 +1200 | New Zealand Government

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karanga maha o te wa, tēnā koutou katoa. More >>

OT pay equity agreement

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:00:26 +1200 | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to see that Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, has reached an agreement in principle with its social workers on pay equity.More >>

Pay rates for NGO social workers should not be left behind

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:40:57 +1200 | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

NZCCSS welcomes the announcement today that Oranga Tamariki social workers have reached agreement on a pay equity settlement. More >>

Skills Index shows New Zealand fails to meet demand

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:39:55 +1200 | Hays

New Zealand’s talent mismatch between the skills jobseekers possess and those employers want sits at its highest in seven years, according to the 2018 Hays Global Skills Index, released today.More >>

Supporting young people into employment

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:15:09 +1200 | Massey University

Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment. The guidelines will assist employers to better understand the experiences of vulnerable young people ...More >>

Smol to join Contact board

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:13:05 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Former top public servant David Smol is to join the board of Contact Energy next month. More >>

Statement, release of emails and text messages, on CTO role

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:44:47 +1200 | Derek Handley

Derek Handley has released a statement today, " On Being Open and Transparent About the NZ CTO Role ", which can be found in a folder accessible here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/2/folders/1CbBBnP3kvPjH-LIwj6GfGFN51SQaBr0R More >>

Pay equity deal must apply to social workers

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:23:46 +1200 | SSPA

SSPA welcomes the landmark pay equity deal for Oranga Tamariki social workers and says it must also apply to social workers contracted by community organisations that deliver services to Oranga Tamariki.More >>

Good growth but international risks

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:21:32 +1200 | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the September 2018 quarter shows continued growth but with some easing expected. More >>

Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:23:09 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The union movement today celebrated another pay equity offer of settlement, with the Public Service Association securing an offer for social workers at Oranga Tamariki that would lift their pay on average by just over 30 percent. Council of Trade Unions ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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