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Employers Who Exploit Workers Should Face Effective Consequences, Says Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 18:01:34 +1300 | Human Rights Commission

EEO Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo has called for effective consequences for worker exploitation, and remedies for impacted workers. Dr Sumeo was responding to today’s release of the review report into administration of the Accredited Employer ...More >>

More Than 180 Personal Grievances Claims Lodged Against NIWA For Discrimination

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:41:15 +1300 | PSA

More than 180 PSA members have today lodged Personal Grievance claims against NIWA claiming they are being discriminated against because they are union members. PSA members, who are bargaining for a new Collective Agreement, have been denied access ...More >>

Minister Accepts Findings Of AEWV Scheme Review

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:54:35 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Erica Stanford has received the findings of the Assurance Review of the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) Scheme released today by the Public Service Commission. “The report highlights serious issues, and I am disappointed that appropriate ...More >>

Govt Must Regulate To Protect Migrant Workers On Work Visas From Exploitation

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:17:30 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The NZ Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi is calling on Government to regulate greater protections for migrant workers including decoupling work visas from single employers, and for a comprehensive review into the policy settings of the Accredited ...More >>

Review Into Administration Of Work Force Visa Scheme Released

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 10:43:46 +1300 | Public Service Commission

Deputy Public Service Commissioner Heather Baggott has today released the findings of a review into the administration of the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) scheme. The independent review was led by Jenn Bestwick. The objective of the review was ...More >>

New Appointees To Hospice EBOP Welcomed

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 11:03:20 +1300 | Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty

Waiata has filled the offices of Rau Ora, Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty (Hospice EBOP) in Whakatāne, as the team welcomes its newest appointments. Chief Executive Bryce Sheedy, Clinical Advisor Dr Sean Cardinal, and Trustee Matt McKevitt met several ...More >>

Vertiv Appoints Multimedia Technology As Australian IT Distributor

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:54:00 +1300 | Vertiv

New agreement allows local channel partners to benefit from enhanced AI specialisation, and targeted small and medium enterprise capability More >>

NZ Is Training Australia’s Workforce. This Generosity Has To Stop.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 08:43:11 +1300 | Paid Placements Aotearoa

New Zealand is desperately struggling to train and retain its healthcare, teaching, and social work professionals. With an ageing, retiring workforce and a mass exodus to Australia for better pay and conditions, our remaining workers are holding the ...More >>

Border Security At Risk With Plans To Cut Staff At Customs

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:04:15 +1300 | Public Service Association

The Government’s plan to encourage workers at Customs to take voluntary redundancy puts at risk the vital work of the agency, facilitating a safe and smooth entry and exit through our border, supporting our exports, and keeping New Zealanders safe ...More >>

Time Called At Zeelandt Brewery

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:57:15 +1300 | Zeelandt Brewery

Founders close craft brewery and garden bar after 12 months of hard slog More >>

Sacking Of Whistleblower Over Costello’s Advice Shows System Lacks Transparency

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:16:55 +1300 | Health Coalition Aotearoa

The sacking of a Ministry of Health public servant over a leak to media is the result of a broken public policy system which fails to provide the transparency a democratic country should expect. RNZ today reported a public servant who leaked advice sought ...More >>

Beneficiary Shake-up Will Struggle Without Clear Pathways To Work

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:41:17 +1300 | Customer Contact Network NZ

The National Party’s move to ‘shake up’ the benefits system, including ‘work check-ins’, is designed to get people off the benefit and into work. However, this ‘big stick’ approach will struggle unless beneficiaries are offered a viable ...More >>

ITUC Joins ILO Global Coalition For Social Justice

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 18:04:59 +1300 | ITUC

The ITUC is now a member of the Global Coalition for Social Justice – a ground-breaking initiative aimed at intensifying collective efforts to address social justice deficits. ITUC General Secretary Luc Triangle said: “The Coalition is key to tackling increasing ...More >>

One In 12 Women Resign During Menopause And It's Time Organisations Do Better

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:19:08 +1300 | Gender at Work

The menopausal transition/te ruahinetanga workforce demographic is one of the fastest growing in Aotearoa with over 400,000 people at this life stage in paid employment. This time is a temporary, but significant life stage for women and some trans, non-binary ...More >>

Naylor Love Enterprises - CEO Appointment Announcement

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:28:09 +1300 | Naylor Love

  Naylor Love Enterprises Chair Jackie Lloyd is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruno Goedeke as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Goedeke replaces Rick Herd, who retires at the end of March 2024. Ms Lloyd said Bruno’s extensive experience ...More >>

Productivity Commission Report Shows Need For Income Insurance At Redundancy

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:53:16 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Productivity Commission report released today on the impact that redundancy has on New Zealand workers shows the need for the protection that income insurance provides, said CTU President Richard Wagstaff The report, using a detailed study ...More >>

New Zealanders Want More Working From Home Days, Internet Study Shows

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 08:39:35 +1300 | InternetNZ

New research from InternetNZ shows 52% of New Zealanders, who can work at home using the Internet, want to do it more regularly. The research, which canvases opinions on a range of Internet-related topics, has monitored habits of remote working since ...More >>

Over Half Of Workers Are More Interested In Balance And Belonging Than Climbing The Ladder

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 09:22:32 +1300 | Randstad

Workers prioritise equity / flexibility as progression takes a back seat While most workers consider themselves ambitious, more than half (61%) say they’re not focused on career progression Kiwis also continue to prioritise flexibility, with half (50%) ...More >>

QT Hotels & Resorts’ Leadership Goes From Strength To Strength

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 08:41:46 +1300 | QT Hotels

Australia and New Zealand’s most celebrated designer hotel collection, QT Hotels & Resorts, part of EVT, continues to go from strength to strength with new leadership appointments. The award-winning hotel collection continues to welcome ...More >>

On National Passing Bad Policies Under Urgency

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 11:10:15 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

If National really had faith in its welfare policies, it wouldn’t be ramming them through Parliament under urgency – a step that means the policies can’t be exposed to select committee debate, public submissions, expert commentary, media scrutiny ...More >>


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