$2 billion pay equity settlement for health care workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced that some of the health sectors lowest paid workers will share in a $2 billion pay equity settlement over five years. Read more »

Equal Pay Announcement a Welcome Relief for Women

Press Release – NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

The news that the Government have reached an historic pay equity settlement is great news for women says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) Read more »

Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Government

An extra $700,000 will be available to further support businesses affected by the flooding in Edgecumbe and the Bay of Plenty, say Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley. Read more »

Employers urged to give offenders a chance

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Louise Upston is hosting an event in Hamilton tomorrow aimed at getting more employers onboard to give jobs to skilled, motivated and work-ready offenders. Read more »

Carer’s Pay Increase Response from Geneva Healthcare

Press Release – Geneva Healthcare

The work of a Caregiver is a challenging journey, an immense responsibility, and is quite simply one of the most honourable jobs one can possibly do in a lifetime. Read more »

Pay equity deal a victory for determination and unions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The pay equity settlement revealed today for around 55,000 low-paid workers was hard-won by a determined Kristine Bartlett backed by her union, up against sheer Government resistance to paying Kiwis their fair share, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. Read more »

Control risks as soon as they are identified

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Fixing or putting in place interim controls for significant risks at the time they are identified would likely have prevented a visitors death at South Port New Zealand in November 2015, says WorkSafe New Zealand. The victim drowned when he lost … Read more »

Employers: consider letting Waikato workers leave early

Press Release – Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Waikato employers are being urged to consider letting workers leave early from work this afternoon to help ensure people can get home before the worst of tonights expected heavy rain kicks in. Read more »

KPMG advises that NZ businesses need to embrace change

Press Release – KPMG

Advances in technology are rapidly changing the way that companies do business, and as such organisations are finding themselves having to respond faster and be more agile in the way projects are managed. A survey of New Zealands private and … Read more »

Report highlights unfairness of delayed payments

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Small businesses being used to finance large multinationals through delayed payments is not on, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Read more »

Merger of stationary giants will cost jobs – union

Press Release – FIRST Union

A proposed merger of US stationary giants OfficeMax and Staples, the two largest office supply companies in New Zealand, will see the destruction of a large number of jobs if it proceeds, said Robert Reid, General Secretary of FIRST Union. The … Read more »

Practical solutions to the gender pay gap

Press Release – Diversity Works

With research showing the gender pay gap has not moved in the past decade, its time businesses and other organisations stepped up to rectify this inequality, says Diversity Works New Zealand chief executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. Read more »

Easter bunny hopping into your workplace later this week?

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Go for it Easter egg hunts are NOT banned and here are some eggcellent tips that will keep WorkSafe away from the chocolate. Read more »

NZ gets a ‘CERT’ – What are the big cybersecurity threats?

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Government today launched CERT NZ , a cyber security unit that will track cyber attacks and offer information for internet users and businesses about online threats. CERT NZ, which has been funded to the tune of $22.2 million over four years, will … Read more »

Are we letting down middle managers?

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

Almost half (48 per cent) of New Zealands mid-level managers say the training and development they now receive has decreased compared to the early years of their career. Read more »

Fletcher Building supports RainbowYOUTH

Press Release – Fletcher Building

New Zealands first construction company to receive the Rainbow Tick, Fletcher Building , is reaffirming its commitment to promoting diversity off the back of the its success Pride Festival sponsorship. The rainbow wrapped shed featured in Fletcher … Read more »

Senior public law specialist to join Simpson Grierson

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is pleased to announce the appointment of senior lawyer Sally McKechnie as a partner in its Wellington office. Read more »

Closing the Gap on CEO’s salaries

Press Release – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Businesses with top-heavy CEO pay packets are not good corporate citizens and need to be held to account for their contribution to New Zealands harmful levels of inequality, Peter Malcolm, spokesman for the income equality project Closing the … Read more »

Partner appointment

Press Release – Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of Paige Cuthbert as a Partner in its Christchurch office. Read more »

Arowana rep Nico Marx to leave Intueri board for Singapore

Article – BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) – Arowana Education Group investment director Nico Marx will leave the board of ailing New Zealand private training organisation Intueri Education this month to take up a new job in Singapore. Read more »

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