Workers gutted as ABCorp confirms trans-Tasman move

Press Release – E tu Union

E t is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that the plastic card manufacturer, ABCorp is to close its Christchurch plant. Read more »

Workplace Investigations Certification for Intepeople

Press Release – Intepeople

Intepeople Nelson HR Partners Melisa Kappely and Marianne Wilkinson have recently joined a very small number of New Zealand HR Professionals and Lawyers as Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holders. Read more »

Gough Group announces new CEO – Liz Ward

Press Release – Gough Group

Gough Group has announced the appointment of Liz Ward as its Chief Executive, following a highly competitive recruitment process. Read more »

The Importance of Managing Stress in the Workplace

Press Release – REPS

While the problem of workplace stress is not new, awareness of managing it, and the responsibility that employers play, has gained traction in recent years. Read more »

Liquidation shows need to limit liability of innocents

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

CTU Secretary Richard Wagstaff said his heart went out to the people who had been working at The Grocers Market when he heard it was going in to receivership today. The Grocers Market, formerly Nosh supermarket Mt Eden was bought by disgraced … Read more »

Cyclone Gita and work: Unions Wellington says stay safe

Press Release – Unions Wellington

Unions Wellington convenor Ben Peterson wants to remind working people in Wellington to stay safe. Tomorrow the Wellington region is due to be hit by the tail end of Cyclone Gita which is likely to result in high winds, lots of rain and the possibility … Read more »

Research shows health and safety training pays off

Press Release – Site Safe NZ

Research shows health and safety training pays off The governments latest workplace health and safety attitudes and behaviours survey has confirmed strong links between recent health and safety training and the way people act and feel at work. The survey, … Read more »

Playing down workplace incidents doesn’t pay

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Trade Depot Ltd appeared in Auckland District Court in December following an incident where more than 200kg of plasterboard fell on a worker in Takanini. The Court has since released its sentencing decision on the matter. Read more »

Searching for NZ’s most Mum-friendly workplace

Press Release – PORSE

PORSE In-home Childcare want to find the countrys top businesses to work for as a mum. Read more »

Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses

Press Release – Diversity Works

PRESS RELEASE: Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses Allegations of staff members engaging in sexually inappropriate behaviour at one of New Zealands top law firms further demonstrate why every employer needs robust procedures and … Read more »

‘Rainbow Diversity’ Lacking in Kiwi Workplaces – Expert

Press Release – GSK New Zealand

More needs to be done to encourage rainbow diversity in the workplace according to the NZ head of one of the worlds largest healthcare companies and a prominent diversity advocate. Read more »

Top businesswomen call for gender diversity and pay equality

Press Release – Journey To Excellence

Five high profile business women are joining forces to improve the gender equality stakes in New Zealand. Chair of Spark Justine Smyth , leading New Zealand business personality and author Theresa Gattung, Insurance industry stalwart Naomi Ballantyne … Read more »

Have your say on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill

Press Release – The Education and Workforce Committee

You have until 30 March 2018 to have your say on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. The Education and Workforce Committee is now inviting submissions on this bill. The bill seeks to amend the Employment Relations Act 2000 to meet the Governments … Read more »

Employment Data Report – Job growth continues into 2018

Press Release – SEEK

Job ads on SEEK up 14.7 per cent as of January 2018 compared to 12 months ago Top performing sectors include Mining, Resources & Energy, and Government & Defence Read more »

Chapman Tripp proud to join car-sharing

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is proud to join the car-sharing movement as one of the foundation members of Yoogo, launching today in Christchurch. Read more »

Farmers should aim to be best practice employers: MBIE

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Labour Inspectorate is calling for dairy farmers to get it sorted in 2018 with compliant records, agreements, and all employees receiving at least the minimum wage for every hour worked. Read more »

Robertson: The Future of Work

Speech – New Zealand Government

Grant Robertson speech to The Productivity Hub, Wellington, 13 February 2018, Embargoed until 16:10. Read more »

‘Maranga’ vocational support centre launched in Wellington

Press Release – Spectrum Care

Disability support provider Spectrum Care recently held a powhiri to launch an exciting new vocational service, aimed at supporting peoples skill acquisition, independence and social connection Titled Maranga One Collective Space’, the now month-old … Read more »

Deloitte appoints 17 new leaders

Press Release – Deloitte

Wellington, New Zealand, 13 February 2018 Deloitte is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new equity partners and ten new directors, effective from 1 December 2017. Read more »

Disappointment as JNL mothballs its LVL plant in Gisborne

Press Release – First Union

A union representing workers at JNLs Gisborne mill says it is disappointed the company is going ahead with its proposal to mothball its LVL plant. Read more »

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