Public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

Press Release – Public Service Association

More than 4000 public service workers are poised to take industrial action, with two stoppages at MBIE and Inland Revenue planned for next month. Read more »

Burger King workers to strike Saturday and Sunday

Press Release – Unite Union

As strike action continues today Unite Union have just issued another notice of strike action for Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June. Read more »

Burger King quickly flame-grilling good will

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said today that Burger King should stick to flame-grilling burgers instead of roasting employment relations, as Unite members have had to resort to taking industrial action around the country. Read more »

Workers gather to picket Pak n’ Save Hastings

Press Release – First Union

Butchers, bakery, and deli staff along with shop floor workers will be picketing out the front of Pak n Save Hastings following multiple failed negotiations on unfair pay rates. Read more »

Living Wage for public services “an important step”

Press Release – Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes the Governments announcement on the Living Wage for core public services. Read more »

Living wage for public servants morally questionable

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The announcement of a $20.55 minimum wage for core public service employees is an expensive capitulation to the Governments union backers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union. Read more »

Living wage win shows success of campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff congratulated Living Wage Aotearoa and the Government for moving to a living wage of at least $20.55 an hour by the first of September for all people employed in the core public service. Read more »

E tū awaits Living Wage for Government contract workers

Press Release – E tu

E t has welcomed the Governments decision to move all directly employed workers in the core public service to a wage rate of at least $20.55 – the 2018 Living Wage. Read more »

PSA wins Living Wage for core public service employees

Press Release – Public Service Association

PSA members in the public service have secured a big victory – with all employees winning the right to be paid at least a Living Wage. Read more »

2000 lowest paid public servants get pay boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

All employees in the core public service will receive an hourly rate of at least $20.55, the 2018 Living Wage, Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins announced today. Read more »

Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Press Release – Massey University

Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers, a study involving Massey Universitys Centre for Public Health Research has confirmed. Read more »

Burger King Workers To Strike

Press Release – Unite Union

Burger King union members across the country are starting strike action tomorrow (Friday 15th June) over pay, hours and health and safety at the fast food chain. Read more »

Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Bill must be supported

Press Release – NZNO

NZNO urges all members of parliament to support the Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill, which is expected to be read for a second time tonight. Read more »

Aust: Employment Data – Mining shows strong recovery

Press Release – SEEK

SEEK job ads up 10.7 per cent in May compared to this time last year Mining, Resources & Energy and Government & Defence experiencing highest growth rates Australias Mining sector seeing significant increase in permanent roles across … Read more »

Alexandra Park appoints Functions Operations Manager

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Reynold Henkel has been appointed to the new role of Functions Operations Manager at Alexandra Park. Read more »

Air New Zealand appoints Chief Ground Operations Officer

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Carrie Hurihanganui is returning to Air New Zealand to take up the newly created Executive role of Chief Ground Operations Officer. Read more »

Economist warns Free Trade Agreements can be “job killers”

Press Release – NZPTV

In an interview recorded for an upcoming documentary by award-winning filmmaker Bryan Bruce, Nobel Prize Winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz says, New Zealand should have taken much more time over getting into the Comprehensive And Progressive … Read more »

Ian Hankins appointed as CFO, Westpac New Zealand

Press Release – Westpac New Zealand

Westpac New Zealand (NZ) announced the appointment of Ian Hankins into the role of chief financial officer, subject to Reserve Bank of New Zealand approval. Read more »

Jason Paris to take over as Vodafone NZ CEO

Article – BusinessDesk

June 12 (BusinessDesk) – Jason Paris, currently Vodafone Group’s director for convergence acceleration, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region, will succeed long-serving local head Russell Stanners, who is stepping down from his role as Vodafone New Zealand … Read more »

Ministers grant overseas investment consent

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage and Associate Finance Minister David Clark have granted an application under the Overseas Investment Act 2005 for Cresswell NZ Ltd to purchase land to expand the existing Otakiri Springs water bottling plant … Read more »

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