Business Scoop


Pay Equity Amendment Bill: more snakes and ladders

Press Release – Coalition for Equal Value Equal Pay – CEVEP

If Kristine Bartletts 2013 claim had been taken under this new Bill, shed still be waiting for pay equity, says the Campaign for Equal Value Equal Pay. Read more »

AMP first financial organisation Living Wage accredited

Press Release – Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand is excited to announce the first financial sector business to become a Living Wage Employer. Read more »

Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today

Press Release – E tu

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. Read more »

Wellington supports the bus drivers

Press Release – Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Read more »

More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice

Press Release – Public Service Association

After one month of rolling industrial action, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are now voting on whether or not to take further industrial action after their long running talks to reach a new collective agreement hit another stalemate. Read more »

Midwives Skills Unrecognised in DHBs Offer

Press Release – MERAS

More than 1100 midwives directly employed by DHBs will start voting on an offer from the DHBs today (Friday, 19 October). The ballot will close on Monday, 5 November. Read more »

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday. Read more »

Government clearly giving up on most vulnerable

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A blowout in the number of people on the Jobseekers benefit and a significant reduction in sanctions imposed over the last year shows the Government has given up on getting more people into work, Nationals spokesperson for Social Development Louise Upston … Read more »

Accountant recognised as emerging director of clear vision

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

New Plymouth chartered accountant Joe Hanita has been announced as the Institute of Directors Taranaki Branch Emerging Director 2018. Read more »

Information security award finalists revealed

Press Release – ISANZ

Banks, retail power firms, insurance companies, public sector agencies and specialist information security businesses have been named among 15 finalists in this year’s iSANZ Awards. Read more »

NZNO supports NZEI, says urgent negotiations should continue

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Educational Institutes (NZEIs) strong stand over pay that may result in regional primary school teacher strikes in November. However, it is encouraging all parties to resolve … Read more »

Latest benefit figures released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Latest benefit figures show the percentage of the working-age population receiving a main benefit remains the same as it was a year ago, Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said today. Read more »

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