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Paid union meetings to be replaced by online ballots

Press Release – NZEI

Primary teachers and principals will now vote in online ballots about whether to accept the Ministry’s latest collective agreement offers, following the cancellation of this week’s paid union meetings. Read more »

Jasmax Appoints Two New Wellington Principals

Press Release – JASMAX

Jasmax is pleased to announce the appointment of architects Evelyn Axten and Alistair Luke to Principal in the Wellington Studio. Their appointments are driven by growth opportunities in the region and Jasmaxs commitment to continued success in the … Read more »

New Appointment Will Benefit Kāpiti, Porirua

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Kpiti, Wednesday 20 March 2019 – Heather Hutchings, Chair of the Kpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce has been appointed as Chair of the Advisory Board of the Porirua Chamber of Commerce, to strengthen business growth in the two districts. Heather … Read more »

IDEA Services care workers to strike 1 April

Press Release – E tu

Three thousand care and support workers employed by IDEA Services, the operational arm of IHC, have voted to strike on 1 April. Read more »

Relief from secondary tax burden assists hard-working PSA

Press Release – PSA

The passage of a new law to relieve workers subject to what the government recognised as “unnecessary” secondary tax is going to make a meaningful difference to PSA members from 1 April – particularly members in low paid jobs. Read more »

Hallenstein Glasson taps Mary Devine as managing director

Article – BusinessDesk

March 15 (BusinessDesk) – Hallenstein Glasson Holdings’ board has appointed one of its own to take over the retailer’s reins after chief executive Mark Goddard unexpectedly left last month. Read more »

Domestic Violence, Employers are you ready?

Press Release – Employers Assistance Ltd

From April 1 2019 the Employer must allow all staff up to 10 days paid leave per annum, in addition to holiday and sick leave, in the case of domestic violence. Read more »

Sky TV CFO Jason Hollingworth departs, heads to Vector

Article – BusinessDesk

March 15 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television chief financial officer Jason Hollingworth is leaving the pay-TV operator after more than 16 years with the firm to take up the vacant CFO role at electricity, gas and telecommunications lines company Vector. Read more »

New employment hub to support rangatahi

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new employment hub in Whakatne will help get more rangatahi earning and learning Employment Minister Willie Jackson said today at the opening of the T Mia Rangatahi Hub. Read more »

Making communities safer – supporting ex-prisoners into work

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections is doing what works with rehabilitation, giving people the support they need to come out of prison less likely to re-offend, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis said at the Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) Employers Open Day today. Read more »

Auckland #3 in Quality of Living for eighth consecutive year

Press Release – Mercer

Auckland and Wellington retain top 20 Quality of Living ranking at third and 15th place respectively Read more »

Helius Therapeutics appoints pharmaceuticals leader

Press Release – Helius

New Zealands largest licensed medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has appointed senior pharmaceuticals industry leader Mitch Cuevas to its team as Director and Senior Advisor. Read more »

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