Deductions in Ambulance worker pay is an attack on all

Press Release – Health Sector Workers Network

Health Sector Workers Network (HSWN) stand with ambulance officers from First Union and also condemn a decision by St John to deduct 10 per cent from their wages for refusing to wear uniforms as part of a strike action. Across the health sector, all … Read more »

Clothing retailers fined $60,000 for intimidating ex-workers

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered three owner-operators of Auckland Indian clothing retailers Khoobsurat Collections/Naari Collections Ltd to pay $60,000 for intimidating two of their previous employees. Both ex-employees were serving … Read more »

Time To Acknowledge Dunedin’s Local Community Champions

Press Release – TrustPower

The search is on to unearth Dunedins hardworking voluntary groups with entries now open for the Trustpower Dunedin Community Awards. Read more »

Entires Open for Central Otago District Community Awards

Press Release – TrustPower

The once a year opportunity to celebrate and recognise local volunteers has arrived in the Central Otago district. Read more »

Steel & Tube pays tribute to former CEO

Press Release – Steel and Tube Holdings

Steel & Tube has today paid tribute to the companys former CEO Nick Calavrias, who tragically died in a cycling accident in Taupo at the weekend. Read more »

Health bosses happy to receive, less willing to give

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The latest report on district health board chief executive salaries shows that health bosses are continuing to get higher pay rises than theyre prepared to give others, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical … Read more »

Kaikoura is back!

Press Release – Destination Kaikoura

News of the Week , Whale Watching trips are back on the water! Whale Watch Kaikoura is thrilled to advise they have commenced whale watch trips again with schedules around high tides. Dolphin and Albatross Encounter trips are also available by prior … Read more »

1-in-10 small business owners take no holidays

Press Release – MYOB

Many people will be heading back to work this week, but spare a thought for the thousands of small business owners who skipped taking a break this year according to accounting software provider MYOB. The latest MYOB Business Monitor survey of … Read more »

Ambulance officers deserve better – CTU

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is calling for St Johns to value its ambulance professionals and return to talks in good faith. Read more »

Working hard over the summer to find Good Business Eggs

Press Release – BACS

BACS Good Business Eggs are beginning their quest to find the fifth annual winners for 2017. And over the summer period the long process of checking and verifying what business has invested in the community over the past year is being completed for … Read more »

St John apply to end bargaining with FIRST Union

Press Release – First Union

The union representing over 1000 St John Ambulance staff has today received confirmation from the Employment Relations Authority that St John has lodged an application to withdraw from bargaining without concluding a collective agreement. If St John were … Read more »

Strong Retention Strategies Key To A Successful Business

Press Release – Robert Walters

Strong Retention Strategies Key To A Successful Business Companies expect the shortage of skilled candidates to hamper growth in 2017 Recruiters need to ensure that staff engagement and retention is a high priority Companies are being urged … Read more »

Paramedics’ wages deducted as contract dispute escalates

Press Release – First Union

The union representing 1000 ambulance officers across the country is condemning St Johns decision to deduct 10% off the wages of ambulance officers taking strike action. Read more »

ASMS advice in respect of the next RMO strike

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

This is not the way I anticipated greeting members at the start of 2017. But we are at where we are at. It has now been confirmed that there will be a further (second) national strike by resident medical officers, this time for 72 hours commencing at … Read more »

Young Dunedin consultancy firm joins gov’t consultancy panel

Press Release – Avid Plus

An exciting young Dunedin-based company, Avid Plus, has won a coveted place on the directory of approved providers of consultancy services for government departments and agencies. Read more »

The need for greater physician advocacy in the 21st century

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Senior doctors naturally advocate for their patients as part of providing quality health care but there are interesting questions to consider about what form this advocacy should take and how far it should go, says Ian Powell, Executive Director … Read more »

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned for the New Year New Zealands Resident Doctors have voted to take further strike action in support of settlement of their MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment Agreement) which will cease to … Read more »

5 tips for avoiding a cash flow hangover in the New Year

Press Release – MYOB

A lot of businesses find the Christmas period a most wonderful time of the year, but when it comes to cash flow in the New Year seasonal cheer can turn into a nasty hangover if they are not prepared. Read more »

E tū: migrants displace New Zealanders in fishing industry

Press Release – E tu

E t says migrants have displaced local workers in the fishing industry, which should be compelled to hire and train more New Zealanders. Read more »

Filipino sentenced in exploitation case

Press Release – New Zealand Immigration

A Filipino national and her company have been sentenced on nine charges relating to the exploitation of five migrant workers at their Japanese sushi restaurants in Auckland. Read more »

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