Auckland Adviser Steve Deeble joins Plus4 Insurance Group

Press Release – Plus4

Plus4 Insurance Solutions ( Plus4 ), the national insurance advisory and financial services group, today announced that Steve Deeble has joined the group. Read more »

Acknowledging the Abilities of those with Disabilities

Press Release – Maxim Institute

74% of people living with disabilities who are not in work want to be working. Read more »

Organisations join forces to help jobseekers

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Helping Western Bay residents find and keep jobs while they work through health concerns is the goal behind a new partnership agreement. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation (WBoP PHO) and employment … Read more »

National extends keeping-in-touch days for parents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

National MP Sarah Dowie is pleased that the Government has adopted her amendment to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill which boosts the number of hours that parents on Parental Leave can return to work without forfeiting their … Read more »

Bus Services Cancelled – 29 Nov 9am to 2pm

Press Release – NZ Bus

On Wednesday 29 November 2017, GO Wellington, Valley Flyer and Airport Flyer bus services will be cancelled between 9:00am 2:00pm, due to a meeting of the Unions with their members. Read more »

UCG “volunteer” model “completely unacceptable”

Press Release – E tu

E t says the so-called volunteer scheme run by Chorus fibre optics contractor, Universal Communications Group is a clear case of migrant exploitation. Read more »

Thursday 16 Nov: No Metlink train services due to strike

Press Release – Metlink

Due to strike action on Thursday 16 November no Metlink train services will be running. Read more »

Inclusive NZ welcomes new Chief Executive into the fold

Press Release – Inclusive NZ

Inclusive NZ is excited to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Michael White! Michael is set to take up his new position at the end of this month [November]. Read more »

Pharmac chief executive Crausaz leaving for private sector

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Pharmac’s chief executive Steffan Crausaz will step down to take up a new role in the private sector in the new year. Read more »

Running from the boss

Press Release – Hays

One in two New Zealanders have left a job to get away from a direct manager. Read more »

Government should be flexible on Paid Parental Leave

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Coalition Government should be flexible on Parental Leave and accept changes to their Paid Parental Leave Bill that would improve options for families, National Party Workplace Relations Spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Support For Father Parental Leave

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ is supporting calls by National for parental leave to be allowed to fathers at the same time as mothers, but says that the leave should be a separate entitlement. Family First made this call in their submission at the Select Committee … Read more »

Counting down to a better equal pay law

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) says working for free day today is no cause for celebration, but politicians have the power to make the 14th of November 2018 a happier date for New Zealand women. Because of the gender pay imbalance, the 14th … Read more »

Women Effectively Working for Free From Today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Women are working for free from today till the end of the year because of the gender pay gap and this needs to change, says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter. Read more »

Medicines New Zealand seeks independent chair for 2018

Press Release – Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand independent Chair, Hon. Heather Roy has announced she is leaving the role after representing the Pharmaceutical industry for six years. Read more »

Getting to work

Press Release – He Toki

A new civil skills training programme He Toki Step Up is helping people out of unemployment and into work. Read more »

Letting staff work at home can be win-win

Press Release – TransTasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – Changes in policy and the labour market mean more employers are looking to flexible work practices so they can retain and entice employees. Read more »

Workers win conversion rights for labour-hire workers

Press Release – First Union

A long-running dispute between Foodstuffs and its cold store distribution centre workers has been settled with union members winning conversion rights for the labour-hire workforce. Read more »

“Protect family time,” Dunedin workers tell council

Press Release – First Union

13 November 2017 Protect family time, Dunedin workers tell council Union members and everyday Dunedin folk are preparing to gather outside the Dunedin Council Chambers at 9.15am today as the Easter trading debate goes to a council submissions hearing. … Read more »

Simpson Grierson’s Jo Copeland takes home Gold Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Addressing the gender pay gap and inequity generally takes courage. It is time for us all to ask what the gap is in our organisations, speak up, ask your executive team what they are prepared to do to fix it and take action. We can so do this, … Read more »

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