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Archive for February, 2017

Drug Use Claim a Cover-up for Migrant Labour Preference

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Nationals immigration addiction is robbing more young job seekers of a job than failure to pass a drug test, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

$6 million boost to Community Resilience Partnership Fund

Article – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched the $6 million boost to the Community Resilience Partnership Fund to support community-led wellbeing projects in Canterbury following the earthquakes. Read more »

Judgment: Transpower v Auckland Council

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 and the Resource Management Act 1991 Read more »

Pay equity progress welcomed, but money talks – NZEI

Press Release – NZEI

Progress on pay equity today is a huge credit to the hundreds of women who support the learning of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand, while earning some of the lowest rates of pay, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. Read more »

NZ trade deficit widens to $285m in January

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand widened to a $285 million trade deficit in January with imports rising to a record for the month, led by crude oil. Read more »

Pay equity a step closer – now show us the money

Press Release – Public Service Association

The governments early adoption of the equal pay principles is welcome – but National needs to back up its words with action, the Public Service Association Te Pkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. Read more »

New facility in gluten free products unveiled

Press Release – Nestle New Zealand

28 February 2017 – Nestl today unveiled a new multi-million-dollar facility which will both expand the availability of gluten free products in New Zealand, and create new export opportunities for Maggi and Docello food service brands. Read more »

Consultation begins on proposed Cadbury closure

Press Release – E tu

Tomorrow, E t organisers meet with union members at Cadbury in Dunedin ahead of consultation talks with Cadburys management on Thursday. Read more »

$81K Washington Wing-Ding a Disgrace

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

In reaction to the $81,000 Trump party thrown by MFAT , Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the New Zealand Taxpayers Union says: Read more »

Want to be a manager? Here’s how potential will be assessed

Press Release – Hays

If you aspire to a management role, get ready to be heavily assessed. Thats the message from recruiting experts Hays, which found 80 per cent of 1,516 Australian & New Zealand employers surveyed use a variety of observation and assessment tools … Read more »

Joint venture to drive AI in legal services

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

28 February 2017 Leading law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts today announced it has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Goat Ventures to explore, and capitalise on, the application of artificial intelligence (AI) for legal services. A market first … Read more »

Veritas to book Nosh losses in annual accounts

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Veritas Investments will book after-tax losses of between $2.2 million and $2.6 million on the sale of its upmarket Nosh supermarkets in its annual accounts, which it anticipates will bolster underlying earnings for the year, … Read more »

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