Russell McVeagh leading in equal pay and parental leave

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Today Russell McVeagh is proud to announce that the firm has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Gold Category in the YWCA Equal Pay Awards. This coincides with an announcement of a new parental leave policy, with increased paid parental leave … Read more »

McDonalds cuts Ronald’s hours – union wants to help

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite union has made a public appeal for Ronald Mcdonald to make contact about dramatic cuts in his hours of work. Read more »

First Living Wage Employer in the Insurance Sector

Press Release – HealthCarePlus

HealthCarePlus is marking Labour Day this year by celebrating its new status as the first accredited Living Wage Employer in the insurance sector. Read more »

Safer Hours Campaign Launches Public Petition

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The New Zealand Resident Doctors Association is providing the public with a direct way to show their support for resident doctors in their campaign for safer working hours in the form of an online petition. Read more »

$9m for trials to support people into work

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say a collaboration between MSD and four DHBs will trial different ways to support people with health conditions and disabilities into work. Read more »

Research exposes a widespread lack of workplace cultural fit

Press Release – Robert Walters

An alarming 54% of employees feel they have been misled about workplace culture during job interviews says the findings from research conducted by leading recruitment firm Robert Walters who surveyed 1,800 professionals and 950 hiring managers across New … Read more »

Māori & Pasifika students a talent source for NZ business

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Associate Minister of Economic Development 20 October 2016 Media Statement Embargoed until 5.30pm Mori and Pasifika students a talent source for New Zealand businesses Read more »

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. Read more »

Labour Day at the Cross – 8 Women DJs spin for Equal Pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

This Labour weekend, join the PSA, the CTU and Death Ray Records to celebrate Labour Day At The Cross – raising awareness for equal pay. Read more »

Auckland Airport’s job skills hub extended

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport says other companies operating near the airport have joined ARA, its job skills and education hub designed to source skilled labour during the current construction boom. Read more »

2016 annual meeting’s Chair and Chief Executive addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Shareholders, it is my pleasure to again present the Chairs report at this annual meeting. Read more »

Health Industry Big Day Out opens doors in Northland

Press Release – Careers New Zealand

Wellington, 20 October 2016 Today over 40 subject teachers, deputy principals, careers advisors and co-ordinators will get a unique insight into the numerous career opportunities available in the Northland health industry, as part of Careers New … Read more »

Job advertisements grew in September

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements grew by 0.5 per cent in September 2016 and by 12.5 per cent over the year to September, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

Out of Work Kiwis Just a Number to National

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Young New Zealanders have no hope of getting their first job against an avalanche of thousands of low-skilled immigrants desperate for work, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark. Read more »

‘Available to work’ numbers are inflated – BusinessNZ

Press Release – BusinessNZ

The Salvation Army today claimed young unemployed New Zealanders are not getting employment opportunities because of unfair competition from migrant workers. Read more »

Kiwis want to feel a sense of purpose at work

Press Release – Hays

Employees want to be given a sense of purpose at work and know how their contribution makes a difference, according to recruiting experts Hays. According to findings in the latest Hays Journal, the recruiter says that the value in employee engagement … Read more »

More opportunities for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Salvation Armys report highlights the need to support young New Zealanders through policies that ensure they are all either in work, education, or training, says Opposition Leader Andrew Little. Read more »

E tū backs Salvation Army over jobs for young people

Press Release – E tu

E t is backing the Salvation Army and its call for action on jobs and training for young people. Read more »

Centrify suggests seven steps to slash cybercrime

Press Release – Centrify

Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, warns that organisations need more than just user awareness programs to cut the risk of social engineering and cyber fraud. Read more »

Don’t Let New Zealand Youth Fail, says Salvation Army

Press Release – Salvation Army

No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothingno job, no further training, no hope. The Salvation Army is issuing this challenge to the New Zealand community in a report titled What Next?, focused on the employment needs of 15- to 24-year-olds. Read more »

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