KiwiSaver members miss out on $400 million of “free money”

Press Release – ANZ New Zealand

ANZ Investments is suggesting KiwiSaver members set up direct debits to their KiwiSaver funds after estimating thousands of members missed out on around $400 million of Member Tax Credits from the Government in the last year. Read more »

Fairfax Sustainable 60 Awards finalists announced

Press Release – Fairfax Media

15 September 2014, Auckland: Finalists for the 2014 Sustainable 60 Awards have been announced today, with 20 companies in the running for the title of New Zealands most sustainable business. Read more »

New appointments at NZTE

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Auckland, 15 September 2014: New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the governments international business development agency, has made four New Zealand-based appointments in recent months. Read more »

#SafeSource NZ – A secure way to share the truth

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Dirty politics and a dirty environment go hand in hand. Our countrys future as a fairer, cleaner, more prosperous place is being threatened by backroom deals, corporate cronyism and a lack of transparency. Read more »

National’s economic strategy attack workers’ rights

Press Release – First Union

The National Partys Workplaces policy confirms that their economic growth strategy relies on attacks on workers rights, according to FIRST Union. Read more »

Workplace policy promising more insecurity

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

At a time when nearly half of all workers cannot get a pay rise and those who do are barely keeping up with the cost of living, Nationals workplace policy has nothing to say about how the gains of a growing economy can be fairly shared, Labour’s … Read more »

Community organisations struggling

Press Release – COMVOICES

The survey, conducted by community sector network ComVoices, highlights the high level of frustration and urgency being felt by those who deliver services, says group Chairperson, Peter Glensor. 311 organisations completed the survey. Read more »

Workers despair at Nationals lack of fairness

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Nationals Workplaces policy, released today, fails to articulate any vison about how life for working New Zealanders can be improved. CTU President Helen Kelly said. Again if this policy focusses on removing work rights, its own documents … Read more »

National tries to dodge the discussion on workers’ rights

Press Release – EPMU

New Zealanders deserve a proper conversation about Nationals plans to keep undermining the real value of their wages and conditions at work. Today National has released a workplace policy which will further widen the imbalance of power between … Read more »

Do You Have the Correct Licence for the Coming Season?

Press Release – Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) is urging its members to ensure they have all the correct transport licences for the coming season. Read more »

Next 10 things for Business Growth Agenda

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The National Party has today laid out the 10 highest priorities for its Business Growth Agenda over the next three years as it works to lift New Zealand’s long-term growth rate and create more opportunities for New Zealanders and their families. Read more »

Workplaces policy about flexibility and fairness

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Nationals Workplaces policy reflects Nationals continuing and strong commitment to flexibility and choice in the labour market, as well as an increased focus on health and safety, says National Party Labour Spokesman Simon Bridges. We believe … Read more »

Rural Women welcomes travel cost settlement

Press Release – Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand welcomes news that a proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers being paid mileage and wages for the time they spend travelling between clients. Read more »

Fair travel for support workers removes existing injustice

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commissioner, Dr Jackie Blue welcomes the Governments announcement today that it has corrected a wrong for community support workers by agreeing to pay for travel time and for petrol costs when travelling between clients. Read more »

Childhood Mentors Have Positive Impact on Career Success

Press Release – NC State News

New research from North Carolina State University finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers that gives them more responsibility and autonomy ultimately putting them on a path to more financially … Read more »

InfoTrack named as Great Place to Work

Press Release – InfoTrack

InfoTrack named as Great Place to Work Rounds out Trifecta of Awards 12 September, 2014 – InfoTrack has been named as one of 2014s Great Places to Work in recognition of the companys shared vision, ethical business practices, fairness, approachable … Read more »

CTU supports Pike families’ application for judicial review

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is supporting the application filed by two of the Pike families to review the decision not to continue the prosecution against Pike River Mine CEO Peter Whittall. Read more »

Closing the Gap on Jobs

Press Release – Closing The Gap

Inequality is the biggest problem facing New Zealand at the present time says Peter Malcolm National Secretary of Closing the Gap. It underlies many of our social ills, poverty, lack of trust, an economy that could do much better, and a poor uptake … Read more »

Sexy Summer Jobs Initiative Creates Opportunities

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 12 September 2014) Dunedins successful summer internship programme is underway again, with a speed dating-style event for students and businesses being held at the Otago Polytechnic next week. Read more »

New Health and Safety Association Launched

Press Release – Health and Safety Association of New Zealand

A new umbrella association for workplace health and safety professions in New Zealand has been established. The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) was launched on 10 September 2014 in Auckland by George Adams, Chair of the Independent … Read more »

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