Q+A: David Seymour – Paid parental leave concessions costs

Press Release – TVNZ

CORIN Well, Sue Moroneys bill to extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks will be back in the house in a couple of weeks time. And this time, the Labour MP could just have the numbers. It, of course, all hinges on Peter Dunne. Now, one MP who … Read more »

The union for employed midwives on gender pay equality

Press Release – MERAS

Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Services (MERAS) fully supports and applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand College of Midwives (the College) on behalf of community Lead Maternity Care (LMC) midwives to legally challenge … Read more »

Council supports midwives’ test case on gender pay equality

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives pay and conditions and the level of support women giving birth receive. Read more »

Health and safety: An Industry suicide prevention approach

Press Release – Lifeline Aotearoa

Health and safety – An Industry suicide prevention approach World Suicide Prevention Day is fast approaching and Lifeline Aotearoa is urging the public to learn vital skills to help prevent suicide. Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives … Read more »

Business Awards highlight rich mix of success factors

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Following four successful finalist functions across the Auckland region, the Auckland business community is celebrating the achievements of 75 local companies named as finalists in the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2015. Read more »

Car retailer slams lack of action on Easter trading laws

Press Release – 2 Cheap Cars

One of the countrys biggest car retailers says whether its central or local government who does it, New Zealands Easter trading laws need to be brought into the 21st century. Read more »

Diversity Awards 2015: Getting Better by Diversity

Press Release – Equal Employment Opportunities Trust

For the 18th year in a row the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust is once again proud to celebrate the fantastic organisations across New Zealand who are leading the way in workplace diversity. EEO Trust Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie says … Read more »

QJumpers and NBR Talent join forces

Press Release – Qjumpers

In some of the hardest recruitment conditions of the past 10 years, QJumpers has joined forces with NBR Talent to help streamline the way New Zealand companies seek fresh talent. Read more »

Freightways Appoints New Director

Press Release – Freightways

Freightways Limited (Freightways) today announces the appointment of Mark Rushworth to the Freightways Board of Directors, with effect from 1 September 2015. Read more »

NZ software company ready to help with new H&S legislation

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

With the health and safety legislation now passed in Parliament, Britomart-based software company CS-VUE is putting its hand up to help the likes of big infrastructure companies and heavy industry manage and respond to their new workplace responsibilities. Read more »

Clarity needed on Health and Safety Reform Bill

Press Release – NZ Recreation

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) is calling on the Government to clarify the implications of the Health and Safety Reform Bill passed in Parliament today, to ensure New Zealanders arent stripped of the recreation opportunities enjoyed … Read more »

Nats playing politics with social workers

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National is playing politics by refusing to support a members bill requiring registration of social workers despite the Childrens Commissioner saying upskilling is vital, Labours Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni says. Read more »

Mike Taitoko to join Mighty River Power Board

Press Release – Mighty River Power

27 August 2015 Mike Taitoko to join Mighty River Power Board One of New Zealands leading advisors on Maori economic development, Mike Taitoko, has been appointed to the Mighty River Power Board effective 28 August 2015. Mr Taitoko, of Ngati Maniapoto … Read more »

Nurses not responsible for the state of the health system

Press Release – NZNO

Any suggestion by DHBs or any other party that nurses modest pay increases are the cause of budgetary difficulties are entirely unreasonable says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. NZNO industrial adviser for the DHB sector, Lesley Harry says, … Read more »

New appointment release: Mortgage Express

Press Release – Mortgage Express

No stranger to the financial services industry, Mr. Rens background includes 2 years experience as an insurance broker and over 5 years experience as a mortgage adviser. Read more »

CTU supports RMTU Action

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) supports the action led by the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) in a hearing with the Employment Relations Authority today. Read more »

Jobs of those who support the most vulnerable on the line

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says cuts to MidCentral DHB funding for home management may result in less work and loss of jobs for workers who support some of Manawatus most vulnerable residents. Read more »

Social Sector Trial helping Dunedin youth into work

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the South Dunedin Social Sector Trial is showing positive results helping young people off benefits and into employment and training. Read more »

RBNZ MPS, OCR, FSR dates for 2016-2017

Press Release – Reserve Bank

RBNZ MPS, OCR, FSR dates for 2016-2017 The Reserve Bank today announced the schedule for the release in 2016 and 2017 of its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements (MPS), the interim Official Cash Rate (OCR) reviews, and the six-monthly Financial Stability … Read more »

Nurses And DHBs Agree on Pay And Conditions

Press Release – Morris PR

One of New Zealands largest collective employment agreements has been settled for the next two years. Read more »

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