Unite Union welcomes Labour Party increase to minimum wage

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union welcomes the announcement today by the Labour Party to increase the minimum wage by $2 per hour by early 2015. Read more »

Taxing Struggling Families to Boost Bureaucrats Shameful

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to Labour leader David Cunliffes announcement that a Labour Government would ensure public servants would receive at least the Living Wage, significantly more than their private sector counterparts, Taxpayers Union Executive Director … Read more »

Labour reforms show commitment to tackling inequality

Press Release – First Union

The NZ Labour Partys just-announced industrial relations agenda demonstrates a clear commitment to tackling the growing inequality in New Zealand and restore democracy to our workplaces, according to FIRST Union. Read more »

New Guidelines Reduce Deaths And Serious Injuries

Press Release – Scaffolding Access and Rigging New Zealand

Tighter guidelines around working at heights in New Zealand is estimated to have resulted in 90 fewer deaths and severe injuries a year and will save the New Zealand economy $1.13 billion over the next 25 years, according to new research. Read more »

Public servants welcome Labour’s living wage announcement

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Labours commitment to ensure all core public service workers are paid at least the living wage will be welcome news to thousands of hard working New Zealanders. Read more »

Labour policy back to the future

Press Release – Business New Zealand

Labours employment relations policy released today would bring back a system that delivered counterproductive workplace relations in the past, BusinessNZ says. Read more »

Labour’s policy promises a return to fairness at work

Press Release – EPMU

Workers across New Zealand will benefit from the Labour Partys work and wages policy, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. Labours policy is a comprehensive package which will lift wages, lower unemployment, and build a … Read more »

Labour’s policies a step change for working people

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

After six long years of working life getting tougher in New Zealand workers have been given a real choice today with the announcement of Labour’s Industrial Relations policy package, CTU President Helen Kelly said. Read more »

Labour will raise minimum wage, restore work rights

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour government will raise the minimum wage $2 an hour to $16.25 and restore work rights to ensure the benefits of economic growth are shared fairly by all New Zealanders, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. Read more »

Taxpayer to fork out millions for Novopay rescue

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

It will be cold comfort to teachers and school staff still struggling with Novopay that the National Government has finally stepped in to rescue the failed payroll system two years after it was introduced, Labours Education spokesperson Chris … Read more »

Labour Force Survey Estimated Working-age Population

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market … Read more »

David Jochem joins Plus4 Insurance Solutions

Press Release – Plus4

Plus4 Insurance Solutions Extends its Presence in Christchurch with the Appointment of David Jochem Plus4 Insurance Solutions (Plus4), the national insurance broking and financial adviser group, today announced that Christchurch-based adviser, David … Read more »

Work and personal lives to blur

Press Release – PricewaterhouseCoopers

The boundaries between work and personal life may disappear as companies assume greater responsibility for the social welfare of their employees, according to PwCs report, The future of work: A journey to 2022. Read more »

Ant Franklin Appointed as First Ever Infotools CEO

Press Release – Infotools

In response to an identified business need for clear leadership across the company at a more senior level, Infotools have appointed their first ever CEO, Ant Franklin. Based at their New Zealand headquarters, his focus is to evolve and grow the company … Read more »

Opportunity knocks for newly qualified Kiwi Accountants

Press Release – Hays

New Zealands accountancy and finance jobs market is more buoyant for both temporary and permanent roles, particularly for newly qualified Accountants who want to take their first step into management, says recruiting experts Hays Accountancy & … Read more »

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Press Release – RCSA

Innovative workplace safety management programmes set in place in Christchurch by labour-hire companies have resulted in accident and off-work injury levels lower than the national average. Read more »

How to make teleworking work

Press Release – AUT University

AUT Universitys New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released the Telework Briefing , a collection of key findings on managing telework. The briefing is aimed at helping managers implement or review teleworking within organisations. Read more »

Jimmy the dwarf joins forces with enthuse events

Press Release – Enthuse

28 July 2014 Well know actor, entertainer and comedian Jimmy James Fletcher is joining forces with Christchurch based media, events and entertainment company enthuse. Read more »

Labour will work with meat sector to develop bigger business

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will create more jobs and wealth by providing the leadership and funding to help participants reform the meat sector through developing a larger scale sustainable model as part of our Economic Upgrade for the sector, Labours Primary Industries … Read more »

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 »

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