Pay equity to be a priority for Labour

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Pay equity to be a priority for Labour Labour will make sure that the countrys mental health workers are a priority when it comes to pay equity negotiations, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. It is very important for me to right … Read more »

E tū embraces Equal Pay week

Press Release – E tu

E t is urging women to embrace Equal Pay week, as it focusses on winning an Equal Pay deal for mental health support workers. Read more »

E tū court action targets labour hire at LSG SkyChefs

Press Release – E tu Union

E t court action targets labour hire at LSG SkyChefs E t will be in the Employment Court in Auckland on Monday to argue its case on behalf of labour hire workers at global airline catering company, LSG SkyChefs. The union is acting on behalf of workers … Read more »

Northland export education strategy launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Tai Tokerau Northland International Education Strategy, launched today in Waitangi, will help Northland take advantage of the opportunities provided by export education, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith says. There … Read more »

New Zealand’s Start-up Ecosystem Grows up

Press Release – MYOB

A special report by MYOB highlights that Aotearoa is one of the best places in the world to start a business, but more can be done to support a thriving start-up ecosystem Read more »

Raising productivity key to lifting NZ living standards

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler wants a greater debate on how to boost New Zealand’s soggy productivity levels as a means of boosting the nation’s living standards. Read more »

E tū: Government lacks support for pay equity bill

Press Release – E tu Union

E t says the government will face strong opposition to its Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill which had its first reading in parliament today. Read more »

Grant Thornton New Zealand Partner Appointment

Press Release – Grant Thornton

10 August 2017 – Grant Thornton New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Kylie Meyer as a Partner in its Christchurch office. Read more »

Kilmarnock’s newly opened ‘Basecamp’ a success

Press Release – Kilmarnock Enterprises

Kilmarnocks new premises have been officially opened today by Prime Minister Bill English, in Wigram Business Park. Read more »

Historic Bill or Opportunity Missed?

Press Release – United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

10 August 2017 – The Human Rights Commission have expressed their concern over the Governments largely unchanged Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill following its first reading today. Read more »

Delegat managing director Graeme Lord to step down

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Delegat Group, New Zealand’s largest listed winemaker, said managing director Graeme Lord will step down in July 2018 after four years in the role and 19 years with the company. Read more »

Worker burnt after risks not managed

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Failure to adequately assess and control the risks of working near live electricity left a trainee worker with serious burns, says WorkSafe. Wellington Electricity engaged Northpower to carry out maintenance work on roadside transformers in the Wellington … Read more »

Recruitment shouldn’t be a luxury

Press Release – Talent Unleashed Awards

Talent NZ has partnered with co working space BizDojo to provide start-ups with immediate access to the skills required to recruit the technology talent which will drive New Zealands next wave of innovation. Read more »

Minister launches “stunning” Service Sector Regional Plans

Press Release – Service IQ

Ten regions around the country now have Roadmaps and Plans for their service sectors, with four more on the way, thanks to industry training organisation ServiceIQ. Launched at Parliament, Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon … Read more »

NZ Employees Do Not Feel Empowered for the Digital Age

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

69% consider themselves mobile workers today yet only 31% feel empowered by their organisation to embrace the demands of the digital workplace Read more »

Service sector regional training plans launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Louise Upston Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 9 August 2017 Media Statement Service sector regional training plans launched Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Louise Upston has welcomed the … Read more »

Careerforce announces winners of Training Excellence Awards

Press Release – Careerforce

A diversional therapist, a youth coach, a mental health worker and a disability support worker are the winners of this years Training Excellence Awards, hosted by the Industry Training Organisation Careerforce. Read more »

We Want Living Wage Too: Cleaners at Parliament Speak Out

Press Release – Equality Network

Cleaners at Parliament are slaving away for just $15.75, before tax. Cleaners like Eseta Ailaoa whose work day starts at 12pm. She cleans for 40 hours a week. Its hard work – lifting heavy bins and replacing bin liners and scrubbing toilets. Read more »

Enliven Wins Careerforce Training Excellence Award

Press Release – Enliven

The social services organisation, which supports older people and those with disabilities and injuries living in our communities to be as independent as possible, won the employer category of the inaugural Careerforce Training Excellence Awards announced … Read more »

Employment Court Judge appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Wellington barrister and solicitor Joanna Holden has been appointed an Employment Court Judge, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. Ms Holden is currently team manager of a public law team at the Crown Law Office and works in … Read more »

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