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Kindergarten teachers to vote on proposed settlement

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:37:09 +1200 | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's kindergarten teacher members will vote on a proposed settlement to their collective agreement after four days of negotiations with the Ministry of Education and kindergarten employers.More >>

Putting people first in our workplaces

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:11:40 +1200 | Rata Professional Services

Rawdon firmly believes, “It’s not only important for organisations to put their people first, but that it’s essential.” More >>

Tech: NZ’s Fastest Growing Employer

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:30:28 +1200 | Vend and Raygun

New Zealand, Tuesday 16 July 2019 - New Zealand’s tech sector has seen a surge in hiring, with local companies Vend and Raygun announcing close to 200 new roles this year, as both companies prepare for global growth. With over 2,830 jobs created ...More >>

Normalisation of Te Reo Māori is Good for Business

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:53:12 +1200 | AUT University

Research spearheaded by AUT's Te Ipukarea The National Māori Language Institute and the New Zealand Work Research Institute for Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori (Māori Language Commission) has shown organisations which incorporate te reo me ngā tikanga ...More >>

World’s big tech giants’ financial moves could impact on NZ

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:35:01 +1200 | Make Lemonade

FintechNZ says three of the largest US tech companies Apple, Google and Amazon are encroaching on financial services and threatening incumbents with their size and ability to attract massive, loyal user bases. It’s no surprise the big tech giants ...More >>

Mobil must pay over employee wage deduction for drive-offs

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:21:17 +1200 | RNZ

A South Auckland petrol station will have to pay more than $20,000 for making its employees pay for fuel stolen in drive-offs. More >>

Youth climate strikers seek trade union support

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:17:57 +1200 | RNZ

Organisers of the School Strike for Climate have begun contacting unions to get their support for a general strike at the end of September. More >>

Wintec Academic Staff want a fair return on their hard work

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:16:44 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Academic staff who are members of the Tertiary Education Union at Wintec have unanimously voted to take strike action starting today. They will not be completing online attendance registers at any campus for the next four weeks.More >>

Infrastructure New Zealand announces new CEO

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:01:19 +1200 | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure New Zealand Chair Andrew Stevens today announced that former BNZ General Manager of Institutional Banking Paul Blair will take over as Chief Executive of Infrastructure New Zealand following the Building Nations Symposium to be held ...More >>

Keeping workers safe and supporting businesses to do it

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:00:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Progress is continuing on protecting workers from harm and supporting businesses to manage the risks, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says. “Everyone deserves to come home from work safe and healthy. Today we are making ...More >>

Working Poor in New Zealand a disgrace

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:38:40 +1200 | Closing The Gap

The growing number of working poor is an alarming indicator that the regulatory Minimum Wage does not cut it said Closing the Gap spokesperson Peter Malcolm. More >>

New Zealand's skill shortfalls revealed

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:12:08 +1200 | Hays

Civil Engineers, Salespeople, Construction Managers and DevOps professionals are four of the skills sought by the 49 per cent of employers who plan to increase permanent staff levels in New Zealand over the next 12 months, according to recruiting experts ...More >>

Nelmac moves to boost wages ahead of Government timetable

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 16:09:52 +1200 | Nelmac

Nelson Tasman-based environmental management services company Nelmac has announced it will proactively increase the minimum hourly rate of all its team members to $19 per hour, effective from 1 July 2019. This change is being implemented well in advance ...More >>

NTT Announces Global Leadership Team

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:10:22 +1200 | NTT Ltd

London, UK – 10 July 2019 – Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) the world-leading global technology services provider, today revealed the executive leadership team behind NTT Ltd., its new global US $11 billion technology services company. Launched ...More >>

Provincial Growth Fund supports more full-time orchard jobs

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:06:59 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest to help a Gisborne orchard expand its business and put hard to place unemployed into year-round permanent jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Employment Minister Willie Jackson ...More >>

NGOs struggle to retain social workers after Govt pay rise

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:08:53 +1200 | RNZ

A growing pay gap between community social workers and their government-agency counterparts is putting programmes for vulnerable families at risk. More >>

Romantic ideas of life in business can kill the Kiwi dream

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:27:56 +1200 | OneHQ

One-person owned businesses fuelling the Kiwi dream are holding New Zealand’s economy back. Leading Kiwi business venturist calls for more scale through partnerships. More >>

Business blues rock the job market

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:20:48 +1200 | Trademe

Business blues continue to rock the New Zealand job market and employers are increasingly reluctant to hire, according to an analysis of over 66,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs for the quarter ending 30 June 2019.More >>

Workplace reforms could harm workers and employers

Tue, 9 Jul 2019 17:15:06 +1200 | Business Central

New analysis published today by the NZ Initiative casts doubt over the recommendations from the Government’s ‘Fair Pay Agreements’ working group, says Business Central. More >>

Appointment of experienced Naval Officer to head Op Team

Tue, 9 Jul 2019 16:15:27 +1200 | Coastguard

Coastguard Northern Region, the charity saving lives at sea, has appointed Robert McCaw, an experienced Royal New Zealand Navy officer, as its new Head of Operations. More >>


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