Employment Headlines

‘Tertiary Education and Other Matters Bill’, Matters

Press Release – New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association has found favour with some of the proposed amendments to the Education Act announced today. Read more »

Correction over Talley’s statement

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labours Workplace Relations spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway has been advised by AFFCO Ltd that AFFCO is not advertising for staff in the Manawatu through MSD as stated in a press statement released earlier today. Read more »

Affco tried to gag union badmouthing Talleys

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Affco Holdings, the meat company owned by Talley’s Group, demanded that the Meatworkers Union cease badmouthing members of the Talley family as a precondition of resuming contract negotiations at its Land Meats subsidiary, … Read more »

Official information request reveals tip of the iceberg

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions has received a response to an official information request revealing that at least $35 million has been paid in outstanding holiday paid to working Kiwis in 25 identified organisations. Read more »

Call for Ban on Kiwisaver Investments in Offensive Weapons

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers is calling on the Government to legislate to ban Kiwisaver providers from investing in companies which produce internationally illegal weapons including cluster munitions, anti-personnel mines … Read more »

Air New Zealand on the hunt for digital interns

Press Release – Air New Zealand

More than 50 tertiary students gathered last night to vie for a place in Air New Zealands first ever digital internship programme as the airline looks to attract future digital leaders into its business. Read more »

Obstetricians and Gynaecologists join in building Respect

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Letter of Agreement in a show of collaboration toward building respect in the medical workplace … Read more »

Job attraction a challenge for NZ Apple and Pear Industry

Press Release – Pipfruit New Zealand

A great challenge facing New Zealands Apple and Pear industry is job attraction not creation, according to its leaders. Read more »

Government helping Talley’s to break workers

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Ministry for Social Development appears to be assisting Talleys-Affco replace experienced workers effectively locked out by the company, say Labours Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni and Workplace Relations spokesperson Iain … Read more »

More bad faith from a Talley’s owned meat company

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The Employment Relations Authority has found the Talleys owned meat company NZ Land Meats (NZLM) breached good faith by trying to silence workers and their union. Read more »

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