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INSIDE Recruitment teams up with strategic HR consultancy

Press Release – INSIDE Recruitment

A new partnership has been announced between one of New Zealands leading employment agencies, INSIDE Recruitment, and Wellington-based strategic human resources consultancy, HR Plus. Read more »

Permanently temporary: the Gig Trap

Press Release – University of Auckland

The first ever study to track thousands of people through different work arrangements over time has revealed that the gig track can quickly become a gig trap. Read more »

Damaged footpath led to elderly man’s death

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

The death of a retired man who fell from a mobility scooter on a damaged piece of footpath has resulted in building development company YSB Group Limited being fined $100,000 by the Manukau District Court. The decision was released today. Read more »

Local standards not being met

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

New Zealand has clearly defined standards for how machinery should be guarded, and WorkSafe says theyre still not being met by too many companies. Read more »

New Zealand law firm wins Asia Pacific diversity awards

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

MinterEllisonRuddWatts commitment to greater gender diversity in the legal profession was celebrated at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards, held in Hong Kong last night. Read more »

Celebrating Health and Safety

Press Release – Site Safe NZ

Businesses and individuals leading the way in health and safety have been recognised at the Site Safe Evening of Celebration, held at Alexandra Park in Auckland on November 7. Read more »

Auckland Museum recognised at the YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is delighted to have won the Community category at the YWCA Equal Pay Awards, recognising the Museums efforts to address pay equality in the social enterprise sector. Read more »

Banks Slapped With Wet Bus Ticket By FMA and Reserve Bank

Press Release – Social Credit

The recommendations of the report from the Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank into the conduct and culture of 11 New Zealand banks are no more than a slap across the wrist with a wet bus ticket. Read more »

Second nationwide Courts strike across the country

Press Release – Public Service Association

Courts will be disrupted for a full half-day today from 12.30pm to 5pm when PSA members at the Ministry of Justice take their second nationwide strike action. Read more »

Waikato company and director to pay $37,500 for employment b

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Waikato company has been ordered to pay $25,000, and similarly its sole director has been ordered to pay $12,500 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for exploiting six staff underpaid by more than $17,300. Read more »

DHBs seek mediation to try and settle Midwives negotiations

Press Release – District Health Boards

District Health Boards remain positive that mediation will help solve the impasses in pay talks with midwives and prevent a threatened series of two-hour strikes each day from 22 November to 5 December. Read more »

Union releases Work Passport for Migrant Workers

Press Release – First Union

FIRST Union and its affiliates; the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG) and the Indian Workers Association (IWA) have released a handbook for migrant workers in New Zealand to share with their friends and families to help protect migrant workers … Read more »

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