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UN Marks First Ever International Day Spotlighting Women Working In The Maritime Industry

Thu, 19 May 2022 06:29:39 +1200 | UN News

The first ever International Day for Women in Maritime kicked off its inaugural celebration on Wednesday with a seminar to “take stock and identify areas where improvement is needed”, the top UN official representing seafarers said. “ Women ...More >>

Parrot Analytics Adds Former Nielsen And Reed MIDEM Executives To Bolster Executive Ranks And Continue Global Expansion

Thu, 19 May 2022 06:01:53 +1200 | Parrot Analytics

Laurine Garaude has been appointed as Partnerships Director (EMEA) and Grant Cover joins the company as Partnerships Director (North America) Paris and New York - May 18, 2022 - Parrot Analytics , the industry leader in global audience demand measurement, ...More >>

New Work-Readiness Outward Bound Course Co-designed With Ministry Of Education Launches

Wed, 18 May 2022 10:14:21 +1200 | Outward Bound

A new vocational pathway has been created by Outward Bound and the Ministry of Education (MoE) to make it easier for young people to transition from education to employment, arming them with the right skills while lifting youth employability rates. The pathway ...More >>

Historic Pay Equity Settlement

Tue, 17 May 2022 14:44:08 +1200 | All District Health Boards

An historic agreement has been ratified that addresses a long-standing undervaluation of a workforce that is critical to the smooth running of our hospitals and the delivery of healthcare. DHB spokesperson Jim Green says the pay equity settlement covers more ...More >>

Coalition Pushes For New Zealand To Join Global Efforts To End Violence In The World Of Work

Tue, 17 May 2022 09:52:00 +1200 | E Tu

A union-led coalition is calling for the New Zealand Government to ratify an international labour convention to create a formal framework for addressing violence and harassment at work. The ‘ Coalition for a Safe World of Work ’ is officially launching its ...More >>

The NZOHA Supports Industrial Action By The Public Sector Oral Health Therapists And Dental Therapists

Mon, 16 May 2022 06:12:12 +1200 | NZ Oral Health Association

Te Ohu Pūniho Ora o Aotearoa – The New Zealand Oral Health Association (NZOHA) is supporting our members in the Community Oral Health Service (COHS) by taking industrial action by members of the Public Service Association calling for better working conditions, ...More >>

More Bureaucrats, More Money, Longer Wait Times

Sun, 15 May 2022 13:11:46 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government has hired over 500 more staff at Immigration New Zealand since 2017 yet visa processing times have exploded, National’s Immigration spokesperson Erica Stanford says. “Labour has been on a bureaucrat hiring spree since they came into ...More >>

Maritime Training And Employment – Creating Positive Futures For Northland’s Young People

Fri, 13 May 2022 06:56:24 +1200 | R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

The R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has teamed up with Queenstown Resort College Tai Tokerau (QRC) and Skipper Training NZ to deliver a Maritime and Tourism Operations training programme based in Paihia. The collaborative initiative has been ...More >>

Unqualified Student Engineer Receives Maximum Fine

Fri, 13 May 2022 06:24:15 +1200 | Engineering New Zealand

A student engineer who lied on her CV and misrepresented herself as a chartered professional engineer has received the maximum fine available under Engineering New Zealand’s membership rules, and has been convicted in the District Court on 38 ...More >>

Green List Infuriates Physiotherapists

Fri, 13 May 2022 06:17:00 +1200 | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Physiotherapy New Zealand is incredulous that physiotherapists have been left off the government’s Green List which aims to make it easier for employers to hire and attract overseas professionals. Chief Executive Officer Sandra Kirby says there ...More >>

DisruptHR Returns To Wellington

Fri, 13 May 2022 06:12:39 +1200 | DisruptHR

Once in a while an event series is born that shakes things up, it makes you think differently, it leaves you inspired. That event is DisruptHR. The format is simple but dynamic. 14 speakers, 5 minutes each, and slides rotate every 15 seconds. Teach ...More >>

NZ Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2022: Finalists Announced

Thu, 12 May 2022 19:14:17 +1200 | Thomson Reuters

The finalists in the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards for 2022 have been decided. The winners in each of the categories, and an overall winner, will be announced at a gala dinner at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland on 21 June. The awards ...More >>

NZIMLS 'Workforce Crisis' Document Delivery To Minister Of Health Plus Associates

Thu, 12 May 2022 18:27:29 +1200 | NZIMLS

The New Zealand institute of Medical Laboratory Science (NZIMLS) has advised the Minister of Health that our intention is to hand deliver to parliament steps, Beehive on Thursday 12th May at 1.15pm a full and comprehensive review of the very real crisis ...More >>

Employment Indicators: Weekly As At 9 May 2022

Thu, 12 May 2022 10:59:37 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more timely manner than the monthly employment indicators series. Key facts The 6-day series includes jobs with a pay period equal to or less than ...More >>

SEEK Employment Report April - Job Ads Break Records Again And Candidate Optimism High

Thu, 12 May 2022 07:06:19 +1200 | SEEK

STATE OF THE NATION:  JOB ADS BUCK HOLIDAY TREND, BREAK RECORDS AGAIN April marked the fourth consecutive month of job ad growth, rising 2.9% nationally, yet applications per job ad decreased for the third consecutive month, dropping 7.6%, ...More >>

BusinessNZ Urge The Govt To Scrap FPAs And Instead Take Action That Will Make A Real Difference Where It Is Needed Most

Thu, 12 May 2022 06:33:11 +1200 | Business NZ

As the Government continues to push forward with FPAs, BusinessNZ is recommending three policy changes the Government should make instead. Having passed its first reading, the Government’s FPA Bill will now go to select committee, with public ...More >>

Southern Cross Celebrates Superstar Team On International Nurses’ Day

Thu, 12 May 2022 05:35:28 +1200 | Southern Cross Healthcare

This International Nurses’ Day, Southern Cross Healthcare (Southern Cross) acknowledges the incredible contribution its nursing team makes throughout Aotearoa. Carey Campbell, Director of Nursing Southern Cross said: “Every Southern Cross nurse steps up to ...More >>

Long-term Worker Accommodation A Growing Trend For Travelling Employees

Wed, 11 May 2022 20:06:24 +1200 | Anndion Lodge

While the digitisation of the workspace has significantly changed how we work in the modern era, with many companies offering fully- or hybrid-remote work options, not all fields are conducive to the remote work environment. For employees working ...More >>

Employment Court Holds Exploitation And Child Labour: A Dark Shadow For Gloriavale

Wed, 11 May 2022 18:59:46 +1200 | Barbara Bucket And Associates

The New Zealand Employment Court has released its decision on whether the leadership “Shepherd” members of the Gloriavale Christian Community were employers. MBIE’s Labour Inspectorate had found twice that they were not employees, but the Employment ...More >>

Workforce Reckoning: Expectations High As Employees Head Back To The Office And ‘The Great Resignation’ Looms

Tue, 10 May 2022 09:34:31 +1200 | OfficeMax

10 May 2022 – New research released today by workplace solutions provider OfficeMax reveals that company values are the new currency when it comes to employee retention in a post-covid economy. The research findings come as thousands of office workers ...More >>


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