Motherhood penalty unacceptable

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

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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 »

New employment resource for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have today announced the release of a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce. Read more »

Institute of Directors announces new Chief Executive

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors in New Zealand (IoD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Kirsten Patterson as its new Chief Executive. Read more »

Progress on the path to pay equity

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

With the Government supporting the Pay Equity Principles the next step is to translate the theory of the Principles into reality and get women paid what they are worth. Read more »

Susan White resigns as Business Hawke’s Bay CEO

Press Release – Business Hawke’s Bay

Susan White has resigned as Chief Executive of Business Hawkes Bay, the regions business-led economic development agency. Read more »

NZ small business underpin “rockstar” economy

Press Release – CPA Australia

New Zealands strong economic credentials have been given a ringing endorsement in the latest survey of small businesses across Asia Pacific, with growth expectations at a record high. Read more »

Wise Ones launches to connect older workers to jobs

Press Release – Wise Ones

A new online service is being launched today to help people over the age of 55 find work opportunities and employers to benefit from this growing pool of talent. Read more »

Entries open for Diversity Awards NZ 2017

Press Release – Diversity Works

Its time to celebrate the New Zealand organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Read more »

Cigna receives top HR awards

Press Release – CIGNA

Cigna New Zealand was recognised at last nights 2017 NZ HR Awards in Auckland receiving the Christian Dahmen Memorial Award Innovation Award, while Cignas CEO Lance Walker was awarded the Supportive CEO of the Year Award. Read more »

Human rights is the new business risk

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Globalisation has sharpened debate on the responsibility of corporations for their human rights footprint but the question of how they can be held liable for human rights violations remains. Read more »

Warehouse to cut a net 130 jobs in organisational shake-up

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group expects to shed a net 130 jobs, or about 1.1 percent of its workforce, in an effort to save up to $20 million a year after slimming down the structure of its retail model to try to strip out duplication. Read more »

Chances of Catching Crooked Bosses Remote

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Nationals new legislation against employers exploiting migrant workers is a limp response to a major problem and simply political window-dressing, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

New sanctions useful but much more needed

Opinion – Mike Treen

The new sanctions involving banning employers temporarily from sponsoring visas to import labour to New Zealand is a useful, but very small step, given the scale of the migrant labour exploitation that exists in New Zealand Read more »

Clampdown on Rogue Employers Good First Step!

Press Release – Human Trafficking Research Coalition

The Human Trafficking Research Coalition is pleased at the new clampdown on rouge employers who exploit migrants announced by Minister Woodhouse this morning, and believes this is a step in the right direction. Read more »

Constructive meeting

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 22 February 2017) The Dunedin City Council hosted a constructive meeting this afternoon in Dunedin to explore a city-wide approach to supporting the community affected by the proposal to close Cadbury plant. Read more »

Clampdown on rogue employers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has today announced new measures to stop employers who breach immigration and employment law from recruiting migrant workers. Read more »

E tū forced to withdraw from Mayoral meeting on Cadbury

Press Release – E tu

E t was forced to withdraw from todays Mayoral forum on the proposed closure of Dunedins Cadbury factory, citing legal concerns. Read more »

Bright Future for Cross Slot through Carrfields Agreement

Press Release – Baker No-Tillage

Work is underway on a state-of-the-art Cross Slot drill to cement the relationship between Baker No-Tillage Ltd and major farm machinery distributor, Carrfields Machinery Ltd. Read more »

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