Malaysian labour scam industry wake-up call

Press Release – E tu Union

E t is urging the construction industry to get its house in order after revelations of a scam involving illegal Malaysian construction workers. Read more »

Northland: Tourism and jobs at heart of economic development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide over $17 million to help create jobs, address infrastructure deficits, diversify the regional economy and enhance the tourism opportunities that exist in Northland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane … Read more »

Exciting opportunity to build good jobs for the future

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that he was excited to see such swift and broad progress on the Provincial Growth Fund for regional economic development from the new Coalition Government. “This is the biggest opportunity weve … Read more »

Bartlett recognition bodes well for pay justice for women

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says that Kristine Bartlett is a deserved winner of the New Zealander of the Year award for her tireless work for women and pay equity. Read more »

Future focus on Upper North Island logistics

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The future of the upper North Island ports, including whether Ports of Auckland should be relocated, will be considered as part of a wider transport and logistics strategy, Associate Minister of Transport Shane Jones has today announced. Cabinet has approved … Read more »

One billion tree programme under way

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Forestry 23 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Collaborative efforts towards the ambitious one billion trees target are well under way with the first areas of land needed for Crown Forestry planting this winter committed, Forestry … Read more »

Rail: $8m injection to reboot regional rail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Regional Economic Development Minister and Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones has today announced the first of many regional rail initiatives the Government is looking to support. Read more »

Xero expands Auckland footprint with new campus

Press Release – Xero

AUCKLAND, 23 February 2018 Xero has further confirmed its commitment to New Zealand with an announcement today that the companys Auckland based employees will move to new premises at the end of 2018, allowing room for growth and to drive strategic … Read more »

Accolades flow like water for Lion at NZ HR Awards 2018

Press Release – Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

The 19th Annual NZ HR Awards hosted by Human Resources Institute of New Zealand was held at SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre overnight with a record crowd in attendance. The almost 400 delegates came together to recognise excellence in HR and how the … Read more »

“Absolute hero” Kristine Bartlett wins NZer of the year

Press Release – E tu Union

E t is thrilled for our equal pay hero, Kristine Bartlett who tonight was named New Zealander of the Year. Read more »

Minister congratulates New Zealander of the Year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women, congratulates Kristine Bartlett on being awarded New Zealander of the Year. Read more »

Port workers hope action will make port company see sense

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers at Lyttelton Port have given notice of a second 24-hour strike to be held on 10 March, meaning the port will be shut down for two consecutive days. Read more »

Legal profession must act, says Law Society President

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

The wide-ranging discussion on sexual harassment and work environments in the legal profession cannot be allowed to die away, New Zealand Law Society President Kathryn Beck says. Read more »

Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A Private Members Bill by National Party Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee to help achieve pay equity in female-dominated occupations has been drawn from the ballot this afternoon and will be debated in Parliament. Read more »

More New Zealanders working, and working smarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealands labour productivity rose 0.9 percent in the year ended March 2017, Stats NZ said today. Growth in the workforce saw labour inputs for the measured sector increase 2.9 percent, while the economy expanded 3.8 percent. Read more »

Boards must play major role in enhancing company reputation

Press Release – Deloitte

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 22 February 2018 A new report from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) examines the boards role in protecting and enhancing an organisations reputation in todays hyper-connected world where informationwhether … Read more »

Bill lodged to help women get a fair deal in the workplace

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee has lodged as a Private Members Bill the previous Governments pay equity legislation to ensure female-dominated occupations are not discriminated against in the workplace. Read more »

Entries open for 2018 Diversity Awards NZ

Press Release – Diversity Works

Its time to celebrate the New Zealand organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Read more »

Workers gutted as ABCorp confirms trans-Tasman move

Press Release – E tu Union

E t is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that the plastic card manufacturer, ABCorp is to close its Christchurch plant. Read more »

Gough Group announces new CEO – Liz Ward

Press Release – Gough Group

Gough Group has announced the appointment of Liz Ward as its Chief Executive, following a highly competitive recruitment process. Read more »

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