Article discusses NZ labour force participation developments

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Bulletin article discusses New Zealand labour force participation developments An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin compares labour supply developments across the OECD and examines how New Zealand is placed. Read more »

Capital nurses set to rally tomorrow

Press Release – NZNO

A large turnout is expected for the NZNO rally in the capital at the Wellington Hospital at 2pm tomorrow, Friday 13 April. Rallies are also happening today in Whangrei, Christchurch and Dunedin. Read more »

Use your mouth campaign encourages Kiwi workers to speak up

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has just launched its new Use your mouth campaign. This marketing campaign focuses on encouraging New Zealand workers to speak up about health and safety. Read more »

First shots fired in looming battle on labour law reform

Article – BusinessDesk

April 2 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s proposed labour law reforms re-establish a kind of “compulsory unionism”, and many provisions of the Employment Relations Reform Bill conflict with its objective of promoting “a high performing, … Read more »

Pressure building on Govt to halt employment law changes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

21 March 2018 Pressure building on Govt to halt employment law changes Time is running out for employers to submit on Labours first sweeping changes to employment law, National Party Workplace Relations Spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Business … Read more »

Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes focus on vehicle safety

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) today welcomed the announcement by WorkSafe that it will focus on reducing the number of injuries and fatalities involving vehicles on farms. Read more »

Union agrees to extending withdrawal of strike notices

Press Release – Lyttelton Port Company

LPC is pleased that the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) has this afternoon agreed to the Companys request to extend the withdrawal of strike notices through to Tuesday 20 March. Read more »

LPC asks Union to extend withdrawal of strike notices

Press Release – Lyttelton Port Company

LPC has asked the Rail and Transport Union (RMTU) to extend the withdrawal of its strike notices through to Tuesday 20 March. Read more »

Customer Notice: RMTU Strike Continues at Lyttelton Port

Press Release – LPC

The Port remains closed to shipping because of the strike by Rail and Maritime Union of New Zealand (RMTU) members. RMTU strike notices remain in place through to 25 March inclusive. Read more »

NZNO welcomes Robertson’s pay increase signal

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Minister of Finance comment to media that nurses were in line for their pay to be addressed with a future pay bump will be great news to the nurse workforce. Read more »

CPTPP must be last trade deal of its kind

Press Release – Green Party

In the wake of the signing of the CPTPP, the Green Party is calling on all parties in Parliament to rule out signing any future trade deals with ISDS clauses. Read more »

STAAH and ARMA Ink Professional Training Partnership

Press Release – STAAH

The alliance will give industry professionals and aspiring candidates an opportunity to train or upskill in the critical discipline of revenue management, with the first unit accessible for free. Read more »

Parliamentary petition for democratic overhaul of TPPA

Press Release – It’s Our Future

During the rally outside Parliament at midday, a petition will be handed over by Oliver Hailes to Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman calling for a democratic overhaul of the process for negotiating and signing the trade, investment and economic integration … Read more »

Memo to Rotorua Lakes Council re: outsourcing plans

Press Release – Northern Amalgamated Workers Union

Memo. The Aquatic Centre Management Model From: The Aquatic Staff Working Group (Te Ropu Whakahaere) To: RDLC Council Members and O&M Committee Members Date: 07 March 2018 Read more »

Govt should be encouraged to support Nat’s pay equity Bill

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Confirmation from a second working group into pay equity principles that Nationals policy settings were largely on the right track should encourage the Government to support a private members Bill, National MP Denise Lee says. Read more »

Growing awareness of benzene as a significant health hazard

Press Release – Entec

Entec, a provider of gas detection solutions, has added benzene to the large array of hazardous substances that their specialist equipment can detect. Read more »

Nelson Marlborough DHB must listen to community

Press Release – PSA

Nelson Marlborough Health have proved they can listen to workers, the PSA says – now they must listen to their community and protect mental health services for vulnerable young people. Read more »

Aus and NZ transport workers must unite their struggles

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

Thousands of rail and bus workers in New Zealand and Australia are threatened with job losses, wage cuts and attacks on their working conditions. Read more »

Northland: Tourism and jobs at heart of economic development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide over $17 million to help create jobs, address infrastructure deficits, diversify the regional economy and enhance the tourism opportunities that exist in Northland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane … Read more »

Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay: Tourism and forestry take centre stage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Regional Economic Development 23 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $9.2 million in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay to immediately boost tourism and forestry opportunities, Regional Economic … Read more »

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