Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Seven Work Stoppages End in March 2002 Quarter

Seven Work Stoppages End in March 2002 Quarter

Seven work stoppages ended in the March 2002 quarter, according to latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. All stoppages in this quarter were complete strikes. The stoppages involved 4,258 employees with a loss of 4,505 person-days of work. This is an average loss of 1.1 person-days of work. An estimated $798,000 was lost in wages and salaries.

In the December 2001 quarter, there were six stoppages with 14,947 employees involved. This resulted in a loss of 23,394 person-days of work and an estimated $3.5 million in wages and salaries.

In the March 2002 year, there were 41 stoppages which involved some 25,331 employees. There were losses of 52,739 person-days of work and an estimated $7.5 million in wages and salaries.

In comparison, 24 stoppages involving 3,087 employees ended in the March 2001 year. These resulted in losses of 13,496 person-days of work and an estimated $2.7 million in wages and salaries.

Twenty-six private sector and 15 public sector stoppages ended in the March 2002 year, compared with 13 private sector and 11 public sector stoppages in the March 2001 year.

In the March 2002 year, the manufacturing industry group had 16 work stoppages. Five stoppages were recorded in education. The transport and storage, and the health and community services group each recorded four stoppages. There were three stoppages recorded in both the property and business services, and the personal and other services groups. Six stoppages were recorded in all other industries combined. While manufacturing had the highest number of work stoppages, the number of employees involved, losses of person-days of work and estimated wages and salaries were lower than education. The education industry contributed about 55 percent of the total 25,331 employees involved.

Brian Pink
Government Statistician
END


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news