Re-Think of Health And Safety Reforms Needed

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Health and safety reforms unintentionally threaten the life and soul of our volunteer organisations and clubs, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Seeing Red: Cafe2U implements New Zealand expansion

Press Release – Cafe2U

Franchising is about to boom in New Zealand following the recent acquisition of Cafe2U by the Retail Food Group (RFG). RFG is one of Australias largest multi-food franchise operators. An aggressive expansion drive by the international mobile cafe franchise … Read more »

200 R&D Experience Grants places now open

Press Release – Callaghan Innovation

Innovative businesses are now invited to apply for funding to hire students for work experience as part of Callaghan Innovations R&D Student Grants scheme. Read more »

Final nail in coffin for Solid Energy workers

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Todays confirmation of job losses at Solid Energys Stockton and Spring Creek mines shows the urgent need for new economic opportunities on the West Coast, Labours MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien OConnor says. Read more »

Number of women leaders continues to grow

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand women are continuing to strive for leadership success but theres still more to be done, Minister for Women Louise Upston says. Read more »

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows Read more »

Solid Energy progresses West Coast mine site changes

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

After considering feedback from staff members at the Stockton and Spring Creek mine sites, Solid Energy has today told employees it will go ahead with the proposals outlined earlier in the month to change the sites work and staffing levels. Read more »

Scott Technology lays off Christchurch workers

Press Release – EPMU

Thirteen workers at Scott Technology, which manufactures, services and installs equipment for the appliance industry, were informed last week that they have been made redundant. This announcement, which came as a shock to the workers, comes after … Read more »

NZICC design announcement welcomed

Press Release – ATEED

NZICC design announcement welcomed Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) welcomes todays news confirming the revised preliminary design for the planned national convention centre. This is a positive next step in creating an … Read more »

A New Energy Over the Ditch

Press Release – Kennards

Kennards Hire have continued their growth across the ditch with the newly appointed New Zealand General Manager, Hamish Kibblewhite. Mr Kibblewhite will be looking over the operations of the 15 NZ general and specialist branches over the North and South … Read more »

Protecting workers’ lives is not “onerous”

Press Release – EPMU

26 May 2015 Media Release Protecting workers lives is not onerous The government must not water down changes to health and safety legislation which are vital for New Zealand workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. The … Read more »

Canon appoints new General Manager

Press Release – Canon

Canon appoints new General Manager for Consumer Imaging business 26 May 2015: Canon New Zealand today announced the appointment of Adam Maxwell to the position of General Manager for the Canon Consumer Imaging business replacing Kim Conner, who was appointed … Read more »

Tourism industry welcomes convention centre agreement

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

The tourism industry is looking forward to seeing progress on the International Convention Centre following the design agreement between SKYCITY and the Government. Read more »

Unions stand together on rejection of poor pay offer

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) supports the decision by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members to reject the settlement offer made by DHBs in their Multi-Employer collective agreement, announced earlier today. Read more »

Government forces closure of Relationships Aotearoa

Press Release – Relationships Aotearoa

Negotiations between Relationships Aotearoa (RA) and government agencies failed late yesterday afternoon (25 May 2015) when the negotiations lead agency, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), broke good faith provisions. Read more »

Design agreed for International Convention Centre

Press Release – Sky City

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project today reached a significant milestone, with SKYCITY and the Crown agreeing on the Preliminary Design of the new building. The agreement follows a three-month review of the previous design, which … Read more »

Revised NZICC design gets green light

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced that the Government and SkyCity have agreed a revised preliminary design for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

New health and safety law likely to be softened, Key says

Article – BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) – Health and safety reforms sparked by the Pike River coal mine disaster look set to be softened either by a select committee considering new legislation or by the Cabinet, Prime Minister John Key said. Read more »

Professionals turning down jobs that fail on flexible hours

Press Release – Robert Walters

Four in ten professionals turning down jobs that fail on flexible working arrangements 40% of professionals say they would reject a job offer if it lacked flexible working opportunities, a new whitepaper from professional recruiter Robert Walters reports. … Read more »

Nurses say no to District Health Boards’ offer

Press Release – NZNO

Nurses, midwives and health care assistants working in the 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) around the country have voted overwhelmingly not to accept the DHBs proposed multi-employer collective agreement. Read more »

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