Ana Sever Appointed New Chief Business Officer of 2degrees

Press Release – 2 Degrees Mobile

2degrees has appointed Ana Sever to the new position of Chief Business Officer, signalling the companys determination to growing its business and public sector segments in New Zealand. Read more »

Christchurch restaurants fined for employment law breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Christchurch company operating two Japanese restaurants has been penalised $70,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after the Labour Inspectorate found them ignoring employment law. Read more »

NZNO members now vote whether or not to strike

Press Release – NZNO

The majority of NZNO DHB members, who are party to the DHB Nurses and Midwifery MECA, receive their strike ballot paper by post and email from Monday 23 April to vote on proposed strike action. The action will occur if the MECA impasse is not … Read more »

Co-operation key to safety on big projects

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Big construction projects require co-operation between parties in order to keep people safe, and WorkSafe is reminding contracting firms that New Zealands health and safety laws actually require it. Read more »

Auckland nursing teams to rally at hospital

Press Release – NZNO

NZNO Auckland members are gathering outside the Auckland Hospital this Thursday at 1.30pm to add their voice to the nations DHB nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. Read more »

Plan for more investment in innovation

Press Release – BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says proposals for R&D tax credits could help more New Zealand companies innovate. Read more »

Toyota and Air New Zealand dominate reputation rankings

Press Release – Reputation Index

Companies again rank in top 2 for the fifth year running Auckland, April 19, 2018 Toyota and Air New Zealand have proven again to have the strongest reputations in New Zealand, ranking 1st and 2nd respectively in the annual NZ Corporate Reputation … Read more »

DHB admin and clerical workers raise claim for Equal Pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

Around 7000 DHB workers are standing together to raise a claim for equal pay for administration and clerical employees. Read more »

Union members from yet another bus company to strike

Press Release – First Union

Pavlovich drivers are the latest to take part in strike action as disputes over bus driver pay and work conditions continue to heat up. Read more »

90-day trial & rest break proposals concern tourism industry

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Abolishing the 90-day trial period and stipulating specific times for rest breaks is impractical for tourism employers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Read more »

Ignore the bad news if you want your business to grow

Press Release – Business NZ

If you want to grow your business, ignore the bad news about Labours taxes and Trumps trade war because anything other than an optimistic mindset is going to be bad for your business personally. Read more »

Progress on payment terms and e-invoicing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash has congratulated Fonterra for its change of policy around payment terms for small and medium suppliers. The dairy co-operative has adopted a new policy where suppliers whose contracts are worth up to $300,000 … Read more »

Fonterra is right to reduce payment times

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley acknowledges the action taken by Fonterra to reduce its payment times to small and medium suppliers and contractors. Read more »

Royal Wolf appoints new Business Development Manager

Press Release – Royal Wolf

Royal Wolf, the largest supplier of shipping containers in Australasia, has appointed Franceine Wilson as Business Development Manager as it continues to expand in the New Zealand market. Read more »

New leadership team roles for the new InternetNZ

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to confirm the structure of its leadership team as part of its evolution in being a trusted steward of the .nz domain and in building a better online New Zealand. Read more »

Article discusses NZ labour force participation developments

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Bulletin article discusses New Zealand labour force participation developments An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin compares labour supply developments across the OECD and examines how New Zealand is placed. Read more »

BACS Good Business Egg Winners 2018

Press Release – BACS

BACS Good Business Egg Winners 2018. The annual BACS Good Business Egg Awards were held in Auckland this year kindly hosted by Countdown, a winner in 2017. A diverse group of business and communities participated in the event which has a good following … Read more »

Union launches ‘Worth It’ campaign to help retail workers

Press Release – First Union

Many retail workers in New Zealand currently survive on minimum wage rates and dont have enough hours of work to live on. Pay rates and work hours are so low that employers struggle to fill vacancies, and a pay crisis is already in effect as the average … Read more »

Companies get on board union member’s living wage campaign

Press Release – First Union

In response to the current retail workers climate FIRST Union members have today launched their retail campaign Worth It in Auckland. Meanwhile members in retail and other sectors are celebrating Living Wage wins. Read more »

Huckleberry backtrack – In negotiations with union

Press Release – First Union

FIRST Union is pleased to announce its calling off strike action this afternoon at the well-known organic grocery store Huckleberrys in Grey Lynn (previously known as Harvest). Read more »

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