Clear disregard for the safety of workers and others

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Sub-optimal demolition work of three residential buildings placed workers and neighbours at significant risk of asbestos exposure and landed the home owner with a large clean-up bill. Read more »

Civilian NZDF staff strike action

Press Release – Public Service Association

Civilian staff working for the New Zealand Defence Force will conduct a picket tomorrow morning at the Devonport Ferry Terminal in support of a nationwide campaign for improved pay and conditions. Read more »

Nominations extended for YES Program

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Nominations extended for Youth in Emergency Services (YES) Programme We’ve extended nominations to our Youth in Emergency Services Programme (YES) as we don’t quite have the numbers to get it up and running. Read more »

National Favouring Migrants Ahead of Young Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The National government is giving up and turning their backs on thousands of young Kiwis who are desperate to get a job and future in their own country in favour of migrants, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon … Read more »

Immigration tinkering is hopeless – focus on building

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

New immigration figures show that politicians should focus on actually getting houses and infrastructure built, instead of making farcical immigration promises, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

OECD Report Misleading: NZ paying too much tax

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Peter Malcolm spokesperson for the left wing lobby group Closing the Gap would do better had he actually read the report he was commenting on , says the Taxpayers Union head Jordan Williams. Read more »

Entec presents Gas Detection solutions

Press Release – Entec

Entec presented at the Taupo Business Safety Forum last month after receiving an invitation to feature their products at the event. Entec specialises in mechanical, instrumentation, electrical and gas detection solutions for New Zealands industry. Read more »

Household Labour Force Survey Est. Working-age Population

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

This table provides 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 »

Reserve Bank Head of Financial Stability appointed

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand has been appointed Head of Financial Stability and Deputy Chief Executive of the Reserve Bank, Governor Graeme Wheeler and Acting Governor-designate Grant Spencer announced today. Mr Bascand will take up the role on 27 September, … Read more »

Go Bananas for Fairtrade

Press Release – Fairtrade

From the 12th-14th May, Fairtrade supporters all across the globe will join Kiwis in the World Fairtrade Challenge – a series of events celebrating Fairtrade farmers and workers getting a fairer deal. Read more »

Lift safety focus of International Workers Memorial Day

Press Release – E tu

E t is focussing on lift safety as part of commemorations for International Workers Memorial Day which is marked globally on April 28th. Read more »

Pop-up Globe a bridge to careers for young people

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Pop-up Globe, the worlds first temporary working replica of Shakespeares theatre, is providing a real boost in employment for many young events and hospitality people, ICE Events, a leading New Zealand events and hospitality career consultancy company … Read more »

Public meeting for Dunedin families affected by IDEA cuts

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A group of Dunedin families affected by cuts to IDEA Services will hold a public meeting on Wednesday to discuss their concerns, Dunedin South MP Clare Curran said today. Read more »

IDEA support staff to strike this Thursday

Press Release – E tu

24 April 2017 MEDIA RELEASE IDEA support staff to strike this Thursday 3000 IDEA services support and administration workers will strike for one hour on Thursday the 27th of April to protest the lack of progress in bargaining for a new collective … Read more »

Why does the CTU think one shoe fits all?

Press Release – Small Business Voice

Yesterday, the CTU publicly called for a return to centralised wage bargaining. Max Whitehead, CEO of Small Business Voice, says they have made their motivation for pushing for pay equity clear: The CTU thinks one shoe fits all employees (press … Read more »

Q+A: CTU President Richard Wagstaff

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: CTU President Richard Wagstaff interviewed by Corin Dann Council of Trade Unions calls for a national standards system for setting wages. CTU president Richard Wagstaff told Corin Dann on TVNZ 1s Q+A programme that, we want something thats fit … Read more »

NZDF undermining tactics continue

Press Release – Public Service Association

Civilian staff in the New Zealand Defence Force continue to be subjected to undermining tactics in their attempts to bargain for a pay increase, the PSA says Read more »

NZEI calls for removal of Pay Equity Bill stumbling blocks

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the Deputy Prime Minister, Paula Bennett, to demand Ministers change a draft Pay Equity Bill and remove stumbling blocks that undermine her commitment to fix unfair pay for women. Read more »

Restaurant Brands staff to go on first strike in a decade

Article – BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) – Half of Restaurant Brands New Zealand’s 4,000-strong workforce is set to walk off the job tomorrow after negotiations for a new collective agreement broke down. Read more »

E tū: proposed Equal Pay bill is not justice for women

Press Release – E tu

E t says the equal pay settlement announced this week may be the last unless the government changes its draft bill related to future equal pay claims. Read more »

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