Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

Press Release – Union Network of Migrants

A publicly disgraced Auckland hotel is still not paying their workers the minimum wage, according to the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG). Read more »

Parking officers deserve safety at work

Press Release – PSA

The union representing the Auckland Transport parking officer severely beaten on July 17 says everyone has a right to go about their job without fear for their safety. Read more »

Spanners fly in Southland: MTA Fastest Spanner 2014

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

Automotive technicians from across Southland battled it out with technique, skill, teamwork and panache for the title of MTA Fastest Spanner: 2014. Read more »

Pay Period performance steady

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Latest figures show the school payroll system maintained a steady performance for each of the last four pay periods. Read more »

Jail-time Possible if Workplace Health and Safety Ignored

Press Release – Village PR

Jail-time Possible if Workplace Health and Safety Ignored 25 July 2014 TAURANGA: A leading employment lawyer is warning all New Zealanders to make health and safety a top priority in their workplace to avoid being held accountable under new legislation … Read more »

Darien Fenton: Valedictory Statement

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

I acknowledge all Members of Parliament I have served with and I do so without rancour or criticism. Over nearly nine years in parliament Ive found that despite furious debate about political difference, most MPs come here with sincere intent. Read more »

First rebuilt homes completed by offenders

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith have welcomed the completed refurbishment of the first four earthquake-damaged red zone houses in Christchurch, undertaken as part of a joint initiative between the Department … Read more »

Rural Contractors ask for similar seasonal worker deal

Press Release – Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand is welcoming news that Governments plans to encourage more New Zealanders into seasonal work and also its decision to increase the annual Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) cap to a total of 9000 workers. Read more »

Extent of job losses at Invermay remain hidden

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Despite growing concern in the agriculture and science sectors, both AgResearch management and the Minister responsible are continuing to hide the true extent of job losses at AgResearchs Invermay campus, Labours MP for Dunedin North David Clark says. Read more »

Interim TIAC report on Melling incident

Press Release – First Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union said today that there is long-standing concern about the effectiveness of the Matangi braking system among train drivers, and the union will work with KiwiRail on interim recommendations in a TIAC report out today. Read more »

Adrian Littlewood co-chair of Australia NZ Leadership Forum

Press Release – Business NZ

Adrian Littlewood, Chief Executive of Auckland Airport, is the new co-chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. The Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum is a grouping of senior business leaders from both sides of the Tasman. The Forum … Read more »

New parents deserve support – Labour will deliver

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will pass legislation delivering 26 weeks paid parental leave to New Zealand families in its first 100 days in Government, Labour List MP Sue Moroney says. Read more »

Simpson Grierson Wins Equal Pay Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson was awarded the Silver Award at the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards announced in Auckland last night. The Silver Award acknowledges Simpson Grierson’s commitment to equality. Simpson Grierson HR Director Jo Copeland says: “We are … Read more »

Westpac Win Gold For Equal Pay

Press Release – YWCA

July 2014 YWCA Auckland has today announced four outstanding winners of its inaugural Equal Pay Awards, led by Westpac, who were awarded first place – the Gold Award – for best practice as an equal pay employer. Read more »

Manufacturing Job Losses a Disaster for Waikato Families

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling for the Government to address high unemployment in the regions. The Government is not addressing the lack of jobs, particularly in the regions. In fact, the regions have been neglected in every way by National, … Read more »

TPT Group Appoints Chair and Director

Press Release – TPT Group

TPT Group Holdings has appointed Graeme Hansen as Independent Chair and Brendan Wood as Non-Executive Director. Read more »

Profession Recognises Barfoot & Thompson As ‘The Best’

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

For the second time in three months, Barfoot & Thompson has been named as New Zealands best real estate agency. Read more »

Redundancies at Fonterra packaging facility in Waikato

Press Release – Dairy Workers Union

The Dairy Workers Union says redundancies at a Fonterra packaging plant in Waikato will come as a heavy blow to those affected and the union will be doing everything it can to support workers. Read more »

Changes to Mighty River Power leadership team

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced a realignment of its leadership team under incoming Chief Executive Fraser Whineray from 1 September as the Company prepares for the next phase of its evolution. Read more »

Job losses show the dangers of relying on dairy exports

Press Release – EPMU

Todays announcement from Fonterra that up to 110 jobs will be cut at its Canpac facility in the Waikato shows the dangers of relying on dairy exports to China to sustain our economy, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. The … Read more »

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