TVNZ members disappointed with CEO salary increase

Press Release – PSA

TVNZ members of the unions, E t and the PSA today expressed disappointment that Chief Executive, Kevin Kenrick had accepted salary and bonuses which increased his pay by $500,000 whilst overseeing falling revenues at the state-owned broadcaster. Read more »

Simpson Grierson’s Jo Copeland takes home Gold Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Addressing the gender pay gap and inequity generally takes courage. It is time for us all to ask what the gap is in our organisations, speak up, ask your executive team what they are prepared to do to fix it and take action. We can so do this, … 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 8. Read more »

Lion NZ Wins Gold at YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Press Release – Lion Breweries

Lion NZ was named as the Gold Champion winner at the YWCA Equal Pay Awards held in Auckland last night, recognising the work Lion has undertaken in the area of equal pay. Read more »

WorkSafe Accepts Enforceable Undertaking

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from Metropolitan Waste (Waikato) Limited, following the injury of a worker using a tin can baler in April 2016. Read more »

Russell McVeagh wins pan-Asia Gender Diversity Award

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

The leading law firm has been named winner of ‘Best Gender Diversity Initiative by National Firm’ at last night’s IFLR Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards, held in Hong Kong. Read more »

Equal pay awards champions show the way for employers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter congratulates champions of the 2017 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, Lion and HR director at Simpson Grierson Jo Copeland, awarded this evening. Read more »

Rail Union to Ballot on Industrial Action Over Safety

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), which represents Locomotive Engineers and on board crews on Aucklands passenger rail network is to ballot members on industrial action after talks with French owned multi-national Transdev broke down … Read more »

Focus should be on genuine, useful R&D

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is fully behind the new governments goal of boosting the nations spending on research and development to two per cent of GDP by 2027. Read more »

6 executives share their best career progression advice

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

Youre ambitious, talented and possess top technical and soft skills. But thats not enough to progress your career. While it seems almost everyone has an opinion on how to best work your way to the top, its those who have succeeded in doing … Read more »

Do You Know The Most Overworked Business Owner in NZ?

Press Release – Hatch

The search is on for New Zealands most overworked business owner. Its an outreach competition launched this week by Auckland based digital agency Hatch, who hope to identify and then assist a business that could make tangible time savings through … Read more »

Correct equipment should be available and used

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe says that industries need to be supplying their workers with the correct equipment to do the job safely. The message comes after Broadspectrum (New Zealand) Limited was sentenced today in the Christchurch District Court. The sentencing follows … Read more »

Government moves to extend Paid Parental Leave

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Government moves to extend Paid Parental Leave to 26 weeks with urgency Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway has introduced a Bill extending paid parental leave to 26 weeks by 2020 to Parliament today, saying it is a vitally … Read more »

New focus on safely managing hazardous substances

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

On 1 December the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 will come into force. The aim is to reduce both the immediate harm to people and longer-term illness caused by hazardous substances in the workplace. Read more »

Urgent Attention Needed to Look at Automation Impact

Press Release – TechLeaders

Automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation issues facing the country could become threats, leading to increased social and economic difficulties and a strain on government resources unless they are immediately addressed, New Zealands … Read more »

Adzuna recruits Fairfax to enter NZ online employment market

Press Release – Adzuna

Adzuna, an employment website with more than 15 million monthly global users in 16 countries, is expanding into New Zealand. Read more »

Employees must be offered extra hours before new staff hired

Press Release – Unite Union

In a determination of the Employment Relations Authority released yesterday, it was held that Wendys was required to offer Rosemary Williams additional hours of work before it hired new staff. It had failed to do so over a 3-month period which disadvantaged … Read more »

SFO ends six-year Zespri investigation with no charges

Article – BusinessDesk

The Serious Fraud Office won’t files charges against Zespri Group over dual-invoicing, ending a six-year investigation into the legislated fruit export monopoly. Read more »

US innovation expert: NZ firms must adapt to survive change

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 7 (BusinessDesk) – Change is accelerating and US innovation expert Langdon Morris argues it’s critical for businesses to develop effective strategies for survival and success. Read more »

Integrating te Ao Māori into the workforce

Press Release – KIWA Digital

Technology innovator Kiwa Digital is gaining momentum in its mission to integrate te Ao Maori into workforces in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more »

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