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Seafood companies slammed over treatment of foreign crew

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:44:57 +1200 | RNZ

Labour Inspectorate national manager Stu Lumsden said there were concerns that the industry was still neglecting its obligations despite three years of discussions with the department.More >>

Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage?

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:17:17 +1200 | Nexgen

Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage? The shortage of tradespeople to help with building more houses in New Zealand could be alleviated by attracting more women builders, plumbers, carpenters and electricians – in effect, the gender ...More >>

ACC medical advisors on strike today

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:48:12 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The majority of highly experienced senior doctors employed by ACC to assess medical claims have gone on strike this morning for improvements to their collective employment agreement.More >>

ANZASW statement on Nurses strike

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:52:56 +1200 | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to once again express its solidarity with nurses who have been engaged in industrial action. More >>

Kmart steps in where The Warehouse fails

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:24:09 +1200 | First Union

FIRST Union is pleased to announce retailer Kmart has stepped in where The Warehouse has failed, it has promised priority placement of 60 Red Shed workers at 14 of its stores nationwide.More >>

Banks benefit while KiwiSavers miss out on $1 billion

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:59:08 +1200 | Botica Butler Raudon Public Relations

Over 400,000 KiwiSavers who have invested in default funds have missed out an estimated $1 Billion over the last 6 years. • They have overpaid an estimated $100 million in taxes. • Over $800 million of their funds are invested in securities issued ...More >>

More support needed for breastfeeding senior doctors

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:52:33 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Breastfeeding senior doctors returning to paid work in public hospitals after parental leave need suitable facilities and enough time to express milk or feed their babies, as well as supportive colleagues and managers, says Dr Charlotte Chambers, Principal ...More >>

ACC medical advisors start rolling strikes tomorrow

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:07:35 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“ACC medical advisors are poised to walk off the job tomorrow because they’ve had a gutsful of their employer’s cavalier approach to their pay, conditions and well-being,” says Lloyd Woods, a Senior Industrial Officer at the Association of ...More >>

Vodafone programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:43:27 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone launches multi-country programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent Monday 16 July, 2018 Vodafone is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment where everyone is respected with the development of a new programme following ...More >>

Dame Margaret And The Silence of the Silos

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:17:53 +1200 | LawFuel

Dame Margaret Bazley must be getting tired of hauling lawyers into line. First the car boot operators playing up their game in South Auckland and elsewhere and now dealing with BigLaw's big hanging dickheads. And after dealing with the most Type-A ...More >>

Anxiety over available workforce threatens optimism

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:10:03 +1200 | Business Advisory Group

New Zealand’s optimistic business outlook is under threat by a potential shortage of skilled workers. More >>

Regions hit hardest by job losses at The Warehouse

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:07:04 +1200 | First Union

Last month The Warehouse announced 180 jobs were on the line across 92 stores. FIRST Union is now able to reveal the full figures for the proposed job losses at the company. More >>

New labour law settings will stoke inflation

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:24:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 12 (BusinessDesk) - Hikes to New Zealand's minimum wage and a move towards collective bargaining will accelerate the pace of pay rises over the next five years and spur inflation, ASB Bank economists say.More >>

E tū: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue”

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:26:29 +1200 | E Tu

The union, E tū says the announcement of job losses at Nestle’s factory at Wiri in Auckland has come as a “bolt from the blue”. More >>

Nurse action catalyst for radical health system changes

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:11:54 +1200 | SEQURE Health

Tomorrow marks the first national industrial action taken by nurses in nearly 30 years, an act that every New Zealander must reckon with, says a medical expert. More >>

Facilitation talks completed this morning

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:38:09 +1200 | NZNO

The NZNO negotiating team has attended Facilitation with DHB representatives as directed by the Employment Relations Authority. More >>

Gordon Campbell on the nurses strike

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:15:31 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

A t this point, the official response to the nurses strike has very little to do with the merits of the case. Hey, if the coalition government yields anything further to the nurses’ demands, it has concluded, what signal would that send to the teachers ...More >>

Strike action - is this the new norm?

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:57:50 +1200 | EMA

With daily news of strike action been taken, or proposed, the EMA is worried this will become the new norm of industrial relations. More >>

Survey shows public support for pay equity

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:55:15 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Research into public attitudes shows strong support for ending the historic underpayment of teacher aides and early childhood educators, who are working towards pay equity settlements.More >>

Nurses reject union-backed sellout, prepare to strike

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:46:55 +1200 | Socialist Equality Group

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) announced on Tuesday that a majority of its 29,500 members in public hospitals had voted to reject the latest offer from District Health Boards (DHBs), backed by the NZNO. The union did not reveal the voting ...More >>


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