Motherhood penalty unacceptable

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ Read more »

PM’s uses “alternative facts” about Kiwis looking for work

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Working people are calling on the Prime Minister to show more respect for Kiwis looking for work. Read more »

Drug Use Claim a Cover-up for Migrant Labour Preference

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Nationals immigration addiction is robbing more young job seekers of a job than failure to pass a drug test, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Pay equity progress welcomed, but money talks – NZEI

Press Release – NZEI

Progress on pay equity today is a huge credit to the hundreds of women who support the learning of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand, while earning some of the lowest rates of pay, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. Read more »

New facility in gluten free products unveiled

Press Release – Nestle New Zealand

28 February 2017 – Nestl today unveiled a new multi-million-dollar facility which will both expand the availability of gluten free products in New Zealand, and create new export opportunities for Maggi and Docello food service brands. Read more »

Consultation begins on proposed Cadbury closure

Press Release – E tu

Tomorrow, E t organisers meet with union members at Cadbury in Dunedin ahead of consultation talks with Cadburys management on Thursday. Read more »

Want to be a manager? Here’s how potential will be assessed

Press Release – Hays

If you aspire to a management role, get ready to be heavily assessed. Thats the message from recruiting experts Hays, which found 80 per cent of 1,516 Australian & New Zealand employers surveyed use a variety of observation and assessment tools … Read more »

What drives happiness in the workplace?

Press Release – Robert Half

As many organisations discover the remarkable effect a motivated and happy workforce has on productivity, a new report Its time we all work happy: The secrets of the happiest companies and employees , commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert … Read more »

New employment resource for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have today announced the release of a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce. Read more »

Govt action needed if mums are to be paid more

Press Release – Green Party

Working mothers are still being underpaid in New Zealand and will continue to be until we have a government thats willing to take decisive action on gender pay equity, the Green Party said today. Read more »

What’s Bill been smoking?

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Bill Englishs diversionary tactic of condemning of a generation of Kiwi workers as a bunch of drug-takers cannot hide his governments failure to create opportunities for decent work, says Labours Employment spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

Progress on the path to pay equity

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

With the Government supporting the Pay Equity Principles the next step is to translate the theory of the Principles into reality and get women paid what they are worth. Read more »

Poor retention rates for overseas-trained doctors in NZ

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

New Zealands success in attracting overseas-trained doctors isnt matched by our ability to hang onto them, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

Recruitment Agency on track to change the face of industry

Press Release – RWA Technology People

Auckland, [23/02/2017]: RWA Technology People are pleased to announce that we were judged the winner of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealands (HRINZ) inaugural Recruitment Excellence award. This is the first time that the NZHR Awards have had … Read more »

Positive step forward for pay equity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Governments new pay equity principles applied for the first time. Read more »

Accessibility legislation would boost NZ’s economy

Press Release – Access Alliance

In an unprecedented move, a diverse range of disability groups have come together to issue a call for legislation that would enable people with disabilities to more actively participate in society. The newly created Access Alliance is calling on … Read more »

Mothers paid 17 percent less than fathers

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The estimated pay gap between mothers and fathers in New Zealand is 17 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is almost $5 an hour on average. Read more »

Plan to boost Gisborne’s regional development launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Industries Minister Louise Upston and other Ministers are in Gisborne today for the release of the Tairwhiti Economic Action Plan, highlighting the Governments support for the region. Read more »

Wood technology investment in forestry sector

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced $2 million funding for a wood-processing facility which uses automation and robotics to turn low-value pine trees into high-value wood products. Read more »

Wise Ones launches to connect older workers to jobs

Press Release – Wise Ones

A new online service is being launched today to help people over the age of 55 find work opportunities and employers to benefit from this growing pool of talent. Read more »

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