Employment Headlines

The Nation: Lisa Owen interview Hekia Parata

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interview Hekia Parata Headlines: In answer to suggestion that more Maori and Pasifika NCEA students are doing skills-based unit standards instead of academic standards, the outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata says … Read more »

European Union Has Better Swimmable Water Standards

Press Release – Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party, who formed in 2015 to protect the rights of Kiwis to enjoy our outdoors heritage, today submitted their response to the Governments Clean Water proposals. A central theme of the submission was highlighting that Nick Smiths … Read more »

Environmentally friendly shift needed for primary industry

Press Release – Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

More young Kiwis are needed to roll up their sleeves and help save New Zealand’s environment, particularly our waterways, by participating in careers that expand horticulture as the higher value land use activity of choice. This needs to be given … Read more »

Meeting to discuss plight of people on work and student visa

Press Release – Unite Union

The government changes to the immigration rules are creating a great deal of misery for many workers and students in this country from overseas who have come under different rules and have had their hopes and dreams for the future dashed. Read more »

NZNO Kaiwhakahaere calls again for a Māori nursing workforce

Press Release – NZNO

In New York this morning NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku addressed the United Nations forum of the United Nations Declaration on the Right of Indigenous People (UNDRIP). Ms Nuku repeated her message that without a Mori nursing workforce strategy, the … Read more »

MPs to “step into the shoes” of teacher aides

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

As schools launch into term two on Monday [May 1], Members of Parliament are heading back to school to experience the work of teacher aides and other school support staff. Read more »

Business Recovery Grants for quake-affected businesses

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has announced that the Business Recovery Grants programme for quake-affected businesses will be launched on 1 May. Read more »

Economic impact of Kaikōura quake revealed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development and Transport Minister Simon Bridges today released a Government commissioned report that assesses the economic impact of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. Read more »

Draft Employment Bill released for public consultation

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

On 20 April 2017, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released a copy of the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill (Bill) for public consultation. Read more »

Training essential to combat service sector skill shortage

Press Release – Careerforce

Careerforce has joined At Your Service Aotearoas call to arms over a mounting skills shortage within the service sector workforce and urges greater focus on workplace training. As the Industry Training Organisation for the health and wellbeing sectors, … Read more »

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