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NZ Markets, Business Welcome Labour’s Election Victory

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

New Zealands financial markets and business leaders quickly welcomed the Labour Partys resounding victory in last Saturdays general election. Labour took 49.1 percent of the votes, up from 36.9 percent in 2017. The conservative opposition National … Read more »

New Zealand Law Firm Gender Study Shows Slow But Steady Improvement

Press Release – LawFuel

The ratio of women partners in New Zealand’s largest law firms continues to expand as firms step up their initiatives to encourage advancement of their women lawyers. The LawFuel Gender Survey shows that law firm Dentons has the largest ratio of women … Read more »

NZNO Escalates Primary Health Care Strike Action

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has issued a strike notice today covering some 3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and receptionist/administration staff across more than 500 practices and accident/medical centres nationwide. The first … Read more »

Pak’n’Save Whakatane Workers To Strike Over Lowest Supermarket Wages In Bay Of Plenty

Press Release – FIRST Union

Workers at PaknSave in Whakatane are taking strike action today over fruitless negotiations with the store owner and low wage rates that fall below comparable industry standards and represent the lowest supermarket wages in Whakatane and the lowest-paid … Read more »

Planning Is Key – Election Policies To Affect All Employers

Press Release – Employsure

Employers across the country must be vigilant over the coming months as the Government implements policies that will affect workplace relations and safety, according to Employsure, New Zealands largest workplace relations advisor. Proposed changes … Read more »

Nutanix Appoints Channel Veteran David Gage As A/NZ Channel Director

Press Release – Nutanix

Nutanix today announced the appointment of IT channel veteran David Gage as its new Australia and New Zealand Channel Director. Based in Sydney, Gage aims to expand the Nutanix channel program across the region. He will report to Nutanix APJ Senior … Read more »

SEEK NZ Employment Report: Good Recovery In Quarter Three, Job Ads Up 66% On Quarter Two

Press Release – SEEK

The latest SEEK NZ Quarterly Employment Report data shows a strong return to positive q/q performance with a 66% national growth in jobs advertised during Q3 which includes July, August and September. Comparing the third quarter of 2020 with the same quarter … Read more »

Anna Buchly Wins INFINZ Hunter Campbell Diversity And Inclusion Award

Press Release – Bell Gully

Bell Gully chair Anna Buchly has won the 2020 INFINZ Hunter Campbell Diversity and Inclusion award, underpinning the firm’s commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive environment . At the awards held in Auckland last night, Anna was recognised … Read more »

Need For Community And Collaboration May Drive A Shift In Office Space Use Following Covid-19

Press Release – Suncorp

A survey of employees at Suncorp New Zealand, one of the countrys largest insurance companies, has revealed that community and connection (79%) and collaboration and problem solving (66%) are the main drivers for employees wanting to return to the … Read more »

Alexis Nasard to Join Kantar as CEO

Press Release – Kantar

Kantar, the worlds leading data, insights and consulting company, announces the appointment of Alexis Nasard as Chief Executive Officer, effective 30 December 2020. Read more »

Queen’s Birthday Honours Recipients Recognised

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency personnel from Cromwell, Kaikoura, Ranfurly, Blackball and Taneatua are recipients of Royal Honours for their services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and their communities. The five recipients, Des Minehan, Ian Walker, Ewan Mason, … Read more »

Agreement Better Than Division

Press Release – Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

A prominent Northland principal is raising concerns with the New Zealand Principals Federation (NZPF), suggesting its proposal to establish a breakaway principals union is misleading, divisive and would likely worsen outcomes for principals. Pat … Read more »

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