ANZ named Women’s Employer of the Year

Press Release – ANZ Bank

ANZ has received the Womens Employer of the Year award at the sixth Annual New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards. Read more »

Interventions required to keep aging workforce safe

Press Release – University of Otago

With the burden of work-related injuries in older employees only set to increase, more needs to be done to keep them safe, a University of Otago study has found. Read more »

Diversity Works NZ Chief Executive Honoured in Global Top 50

Press Release – Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie has been named as one of the worlds Top 50 Diversity Professionals in the 2017 Global Diversity List released today. Read more »

McDonald’s rewarded for helping young people

Press Release – ATEED

McDonalds has a special way of resonating with its young employees called crew speak and have even created an adaptive learning app named Macca Thrive to further engage with staff in a fun and interactive way. Read more »

Supporting the growth of ambitious New Zealand entrepreneurs

Press Release – SODA Inc

SODA Inc. is a nationwide founder-focused business incubator. Last week SODA Inc. celebrated the success of its clients who completed their incubation programs at the 2017 ASB Ambition Showcase. Read more »

WorkSafe Accepts Enforceable Undertaking from Directionz

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from Directionz Limited, a company that installs and maintains road signs and services, following an incident with an angle grinder in May 2016 that lead to a worker losing their eye. Read more »

Auckland Adviser Steve Deeble joins Plus4 Insurance Group

Press Release – Plus4

Plus4 Insurance Solutions ( Plus4 ), the national insurance advisory and financial services group, today announced that Steve Deeble has joined the group. Read more »

Partners Life Appoints Additional Independent Director

Press Release – Partners Life

Partners Life has appointed Julie Fahey as a non-executive independent director on the boards of Partners Group Holdings Limited and Partners Life Limited. Read more »

K3 Consulting Expands Business Offering with Appointment

Press Release – K3 Consulting

K3 Consulting Expands Business Offering with Appointment of New Senior Consultant K3 Consulting is expanding its offering with the appointment of an expert in organisational psychology. Phillippa Turner, a registered industrial and organisational psychologist, … Read more »

Regional Series: Trump, Kim, and the nuclear codes

Press Release – North Asia CAPE

Directly following a thought-provoking inaugural seminar on New Zealand-China trade relations, the North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) will this month host a regional series focusing on some of the more pressing issues facing North … Read more »

National extends keeping-in-touch days for parents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

National MP Sarah Dowie is pleased that the Government has adopted her amendment to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill which boosts the number of hours that parents on Parental Leave can return to work without forfeiting their … Read more »

Bus Services Cancelled – 29 Nov 9am to 2pm

Press Release – NZ Bus

On Wednesday 29 November 2017, GO Wellington, Valley Flyer and Airport Flyer bus services will be cancelled between 9:00am 2:00pm, due to a meeting of the Unions with their members. Read more »

UCG “volunteer” model “completely unacceptable”

Press Release – E tu

E t says the so-called volunteer scheme run by Chorus fibre optics contractor, Universal Communications Group is a clear case of migrant exploitation. Read more »

Thursday 16 Nov: No Metlink train services due to strike

Press Release – Metlink

Due to strike action on Thursday 16 November no Metlink train services will be running. Read more »

Inclusive NZ welcomes new Chief Executive into the fold

Press Release – Inclusive NZ

Inclusive NZ is excited to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Michael White! Michael is set to take up his new position at the end of this month [November]. Read more »

Running from the boss

Press Release – Hays

One in two New Zealanders have left a job to get away from a direct manager. Read more »

Government should be flexible on Paid Parental Leave

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Coalition Government should be flexible on Parental Leave and accept changes to their Paid Parental Leave Bill that would improve options for families, National Party Workplace Relations Spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Letting staff work at home can be win-win

Press Release – TransTasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – Changes in policy and the labour market mean more employers are looking to flexible work practices so they can retain and entice employees. Read more »

Workers win conversion rights for labour-hire workers

Press Release – First Union

A long-running dispute between Foodstuffs and its cold store distribution centre workers has been settled with union members winning conversion rights for the labour-hire workforce. Read more »

“Protect family time,” Dunedin workers tell council

Press Release – First Union

13 November 2017 Protect family time, Dunedin workers tell council Union members and everyday Dunedin folk are preparing to gather outside the Dunedin Council Chambers at 9.15am today as the Easter trading debate goes to a council submissions hearing. … Read more »

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