DHBs will still try to avoid strike

Press Release – District Health Boards

District Health Boards are disappointed nurses have rejected the revised offer recommended by their union after facilitation. Read more »

High expectations result in nurses strike

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Governments failure to reach an agreement on pay rises for 27,000 nurses means that strike action will commence in less than 48 hours as a result of the Government significantly raising expectations in Opposition, Nationals Health spokesperson … Read more »

Nursing and Midwifery DHB MECA rejected

Press Release – NZNO

The democratic, online voting process run by Electionz.com has resulted in the majority of members voting to reject the latest proposed DHB Nursing and Midwifery Multi-Employer Collective Agreement offer. Read more »

Wage war: $2 between Wellington and Auckland cities

Press Release – Trademe

The average wage in Wellington City is neck-and-neck with Auckland City in the battle to be the highest earning area in the country, according to an analysis of over 72,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs. Read more »

Site Safe Announces New CE

Press Release – Site Safe NZ

Site Safe New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive. Read more »

4000 PSA members at IR and MBIE walk off job today

Press Release – Public Service Association

PSA members at Inland Revenue (IR) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are taking strike action on Monday 9 July between 1 and 3pm. Read more »

Domino’s franchisees fined for employment breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two companies, which operated as Dominos pizza franchises in Auckland, have been penalised $32,400 for serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. Read more »

Popcorn “strike” planned for Hoyts Cinemas Saturday

Press Release – Unite Union

In what has been dubbed a “Popcorn Strike” Unite Union will be handing out free popcorn outside Hoyts Cinemas to support Hoyts workers who have been threatened with being locked out until the end of July if they go on strike for only one minute. Read more »

4000 public servants to walk off the job on Monday

Press Release – Public Service Association

PSA members at Inland Revenue (IR) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are taking strike action on Monday 9 July between 1 and 3pm. Read more »

Barristers add their voice to call for urgent culture change

Press Release – NZ Bar Association

The New Zealand Bar Association, a professional body for New Zealand barristers, has given its full support to seeing change in the legal profession following Dame Margaret Bazleys review of law firm Russell McVeagh. Read more »

Time for the old guard to learn some new tricks – VUWSA

Press Release – VUWSA

Dame Margaret Bazleys review into allegations of sexual misconduct at law firm Russell McVeagh has confirmed the firms negligent response to sexual assault claims and proved there is a need for complete culture change both in the firm and the wider … Read more »

Curran: Speech to Lightning Lab GovTech launch

Speech – New Zealand Government

Speech to Lightning Lab GovTech launch a Hon Clare Curran Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Government Digital Services Read more »

Business supports NZ moves to limit greenhouse gases

Article – BusinessDesk

July 5 (BusinessDesk) – Seven out of 10 Kiwi businesses want New Zealand to take action on limiting greenhouse gas emissions, though theres less agreement on the way to achieve it, a survey of more than 1,200 business leaders commissioned by Westpac … Read more »

Dame Margaret Bazley: Independent Review of Russell McVeagh

Press Release – Russel McVeagh

In February 2018, the law firm Russell McVeagh asked me to review claims that five summer clerks were sexually harassed over a three-week period in the summer of 2015-16 by a partner and solicitor from one team in the firms Wellington office. I was … Read more »

Dame Margaret Bazley’s Review of Russell McVeagh

Press Release – Russel McVeagh

Russell McVeagh Chair Malcolm Crotty has today confirmed the firm has now received Dame Margaret Bazley’s Review. It is available on the Russell McVeagh website here. Read more »

Social enterprises get a helping hand from the professionals

Press Release – SAP

AUCKLAND, New Zealand 4 July 2018 Three social enterprises, Fresh Desk , Lifewise and Rkau Tautoko , are about to get a helping hand to improve the lives of more people through the SAP Social Sabbatical. Read more »

Hospital services on Thursday 5 July

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

As the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) withdrew its strike notice for Thursday 5 July, hospital and community services in Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti will continue as normal on that day. Read more »

Forsyth Barr to Support New Zealand Business Hall of Fame

Press Release – Young Enterprise Trust

Forsyth Barr Limited has joined in supporting the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame to celebrate the contribution of outstanding individuals to business and community. Read more »

CourierPost Contractor breaching minimum standards

Press Release – Employers Assistance Ltd

Another month, another breach of minimum Employment Law rights with migrant workers. This time a CourierPost contractor company was investigated and found guilty of 31 breaches of the Employment Relations Act, and ordered to pay more than $37,000. Read more »

Business pessimism doubles, costs rise

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The net number of firms expecting economic conditions to deteriorate in the second half of 2018 has doubled according to the latest business opinion survey from NZIER, Nationals Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

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