Hamilton bus drivers have wages deducted before Christmas

Press Release – First Union

The union representing bus drivers at Pavlovich Coachlines in Hamilton is condemning the company for deducting money from drivers wages only days before Christmas. Drivers have taken two rounds of strike action this month over a poor pay offer in … Read more »

Survey: Hutt Valley business confidence positive

Press Release – Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce

Hutt Valley business confidence in New Zealands economy remains positive according to the latest Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey, sponsored by Red Hot Business Coaching. Read more »

Job advertisements grew in November

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements grew by 0.9 per cent in November 2016 and by 12.2 per cent over the year to November, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

Social Media is your online CV – so treat it that way

Press Release – Fusion

While social media might be seen by many as a bit of fun and a way to stay in touch with family and friends, it is also a lot more than that. It is your online curriculum vitae to which potential employers will turn as they evaluate your suitability to … Read more »

Workplace Report for 2016

Press Release – Colliers International

This biennial report (last produced 2014) analyses workplace and occupational trends in main centres across New Zealand. Read more »

Farmers encouraged to keep children safe this summer

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Farmers are being encouraged to keep children safe on farms over the school holidays with a heightened risk of accidents on farms. Read more »

Top jobs on SEEK for 2016

Press Release – SEEK New Zealand

New Zealands highest advertising industry on SEEK for 2016 was Information & Communications Technology [ICT]. Read more »

While you were sleeping: Treasuries, gold gain

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Wall Street moved higher, as did US Treasuries and gold, as investors remained upbeat about the outlook but also stocked up on more defensive assets. Read more »

Havenleigh Global Services Ltd v Henderson

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Courts judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons … Read more »

Big challenges await new Chorus CEO

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the announcement of Kate McKenzie as the next Chief Executive of Chorus – to start in the job from February 2017. Read more »

All I want for Christmas…flexible working hours!

Press Release – Robert Half Finance

Auckland, 19 December 2016 – The holidays are coming up which is a great opportunity for employers to look at their employees wish list for 2017. Independent research commissioned by specialised recruitment company Robert Half shows Kiwi employees … Read more »

Cohelix to make employment easy for horticulture industry

Press Release – Cohelix

Having built an innovative platform that makes it easy to bring new employees into a business, Kiwi startup Cohelix have set their sights on helping the horticulture and viticulture industries lead the pack as good employers. Read more »

NZ Nurses Struggling to Find Jobs

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling for an immediate halt to overseas nursing recruitment and an increase to the number of Nurse Entry to Practice programme places to ensure that Kiwi trained nurses find employment in New Zealand Read more »

Strike enters day 3 at advertorial company Brand Developers

Press Release – First Union

Distribution centre workers at Brand Developers TV Shop are entering their third day of strike action at the popular advertorial company with one worker warning Christmas deliveries may not reach customers unless company owner Paul Meier returns to the … Read more »

Worker exploitation condemned

Press Release – Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has endorsed the sentence handed down today to the first person convicted of human trafficking in New Zealand. Read more »

Paymark CEO resigns

Press Release – Paymark

The board of Paymark Limited has accepted the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mark Rushworth. Read more »

Personal liability means no escape from paying staff

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Labour Inspectorate has successfully applied to have company officers made personally liable for $138,836 in arrears over the last month in two separate cases, after the companies went into liquidation. Read more »

Retail workers celebrate Easter trading victory in Nelson

Press Release – FIRST Union

Local retail workers are welcoming the Nelson City Councils decision to keep Easter Sunday a shop-free day as a victory for family time. We took a group of local retail workers to the council vote and they were stoked after councillors decided … Read more »

Gib-board workers join Auckland “strike wave”

Press Release – FIRST Union

Approximately 50 workers from CV Compton, a Gib board distributor in Auckland, have walked off the job today and are protesting outside Fletcher Buildings head-office in Penrose. Read more »

Hands Off – Assaults on Ambulance Officers Not Tolerated

Press Release – St John

St John has a strong message for the public this festive season abuse and assaults on ambulance officers will not be tolerated and prosecutions will be sought. Read more »

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