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CTU welcomes significant investment in infrastructure

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is welcoming todays announcement of the very significant $12 billion infrastructure investment in the future of New Zealand. Read more »

Household labour force survey estimated working-age

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The household labour force survey estimated working-age population table shows the population benchmarks used to produce household labour force survey estimates for the upcoming labour market statistics release. Read more »

ERA facilitation win for Woburn Masonic members

Press Release – E tu

E t members at Woburn Masonic aged care home in Lower Hutt have won their application to the Employment Relations Authority for facilitated bargaining of their dispute with owners, Masonic Care Limited. Read more »

Temp agencies undermining pay and conditions

Press Release – Public Service Association

New Zealanders who need advice from Inland Revenue face long wait times and call disconnections , but instead of training more permanent staff the department intends to hire almost 500 people through temping agencies to fill the gap. Read more »

Whittaker’s factory expands

Press Release – Whittakers

Whittakers is proud to reaffirm our commitment to quality and to making all of our world-class chocolate locally through our recent factory expansion at our one site in Porirua. Read more »

E tū aviation team monitoring Coronavirus situation

Press Release – E tu

E t says it is monitoring the situation with the spread of the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan China, and has so far claimed 80 lives. Read more »

PGF supports Waikato youth into construction

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Two projects focussed on supporting Waikato youth into the construction industry have been given combined funding of just over $1 million from the Te Ara Mahi allocation of the Provincial Growth Fund, Undersecretary for Regional Economic Development, … Read more »

Dilworth Trust Board appoints first CEO

Press Release – Dilworth School

Ewen Anderson Mr Anderson will join the Trust Board, one of New Zealands largest charities that provides the funding to support Dilworth School, on 16 March. Read more »

Cotton On blindsides workers

Press Release – FIRST Union

Workers at neighbouring Cotton On and Cotton On Kids stores in Poriruas North City Shopping Centre say they are worried about their futures after the multinational chain closed their workplaces this week without providing clarity on if and how they … Read more »

Cannasouth appoints experienced new CFO

Press Release – Cannasouth

New Zealands only NZX listed medicinal cannabis company Cannasouth has appointed Colin Foster as the companys new Chief Financial Officer. Read more »

7000 more young people on the dole under Labour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

More young people are joining the dole queue thanks to the Governments failure to get youth into work, Nationals Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says. Read more »

Nine years of progress undone by Labour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

After years of improvement under National, benefit numbers are now back to the heights last seen during the Global Financial Crisis, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. Read more »

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