Sexism And Ageism in the ICT Industry

Press Release – Mandolin Associates

Investigation Needed into Sexism And Ageism in the ICT Industry A preliminary study by Dr Amanda Lynn into the participation of women and men in the ICT Industry recommends urgent investigation into sexism, ageism and their combined effects in the ICT Industry. Read more »

Use the gear you’ve got

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Safety gear is no good when it is sitting in your vehicle and it needs to be used properly. That is the lesson following the sentencing of Stumpmaster Limited today in the North Shore District Court. Stumpmaster was cutting down a palm tree … Read more »

Improving construction labour shortage

Press Release – Site Safe NZ

Site Safes new partnership with Filipino recruitment organisations is helping ensure workers hit the ground running when they arrive in New Zealand. Read more »

Work life balance a challenge for NZ businesses

Press Release – Diversity Works

Kiwi workers who have enjoyed the traditional New Zealand summer break at the start of the year should be heading back to their jobs this month feeling rested, refreshed and ready to face the next 12 months. But their challenge, research shows, will be … Read more »

Feds’ Hoggard urges farmers to pay backpackers regular rates

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard says farmers should pay backpackers market rates if they want to keep a handy pool of casual labour and avoid volunteer workers. Read more »

Organic farm exploits ‘thousands’ of travellers

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An organic farm near Christchurch was ruled to have breached the rights of workers it said were volunteers by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), following an Inspectorate investigation. Read more »

Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released a final version of its guidelines for assessing collaborations between competitors as a result of amendments to the law relating to cartels. Read more »

Skilled Candidate Shortage Real Threat to Business Growth

Press Release – Robert Walters

Skilled Candidate Shortage Real Threat to Business Growth New Zealand businesses will struggle to grow to their full potential if highly skilled candidates are not actively recruited back into the New Zealand market says Robert Walters New Zealand … Read more »

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate Toi Ohomai on compassion

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Hpai Te Hauora congratulate Toi Ohomai on compassionate approach to student drug testing policy Read more »

PSA Court Victory Highlights Importance of Good Faith

Press Release – Public Service Association

Employers must respect unions right to bargain on behalf of their members, the Employment Court has ruled – and the PSA is welcoming such a clear statement of the law. Read more »

Unite Union Welcomes Minimum Wage Increase

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union has welcomed the increase in the minimum wage from April of 75 cents an hour. Read more »

Minimum Wage to Increase to $16.50 Per Hour

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will increase the minimum wage by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announced today. Read more »

Ongoing arguments highlight port’s value to Auckland

Press Release – Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern

The continual stream of reports discussing the future of the Port of Auckland continue to highlight the value of the port to the city and to the wider economy, says EMAs CEO Kim Campbell. Read more »

Pay your people their entitlements this Christmas

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Labour Inspectorate says businesses should learn from the case of an Auckland restaurant penalised in the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), and pay employees properly this Christmas. Read more »

Reality hits home for Cadbury workers

Press Release – E tu

It will be a sad day for Dunedin as 85 permanent, full-time Cadbury confectionary workers end their employment with the company, effective Friday. Read more »

Plus4 adds another adviser

Press Release – Plus 4

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

PSA solves equal pay – give women more time!

Press Release – Public Service Association

PSA solves equal pay – give women more time! An extra hour a day, or an extra month a year, is all Kiwi women need to close the gender pay gap, and the PSA’s “Office Stationery for Working Women” kit could help them earn the same as their male … Read more »

The season to be cautious

Press Release – Employsure

With New Zealand employers on high alert following high profile sexual assault revelations, the traditional get boozy on the company tab routine is being supressed this year. Read more »

The Season to Be Cautious

Press Release – Employsure

14 December 2017 – With New Zealand employers on high alert following high profile sexual assault revelations, the traditional get boozy on the company tab routine is being supressed this year. Read more »

Follow Through on Your Safety Obligations

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe is reminding construction firms and their contractors to follow through on their safety obligations. Read more »

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