Employment Headlines

2016 job prospects strong for those into making things

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today released the 2016 Occupation Outlook report and mobile app which shows job prospects continue to be very good in highly skilled, fast growing industries such as high-tech manufacturing … Read more »

NZ dollar weakens following upbeat US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 9 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar weakened after an upbeat US employment report ahead of the local long weekend bolstered the US dollar. Read more »

Waitangi Mondayisation Flaunted by Large Employer of Maori

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

One of the first companies to flaunt the first ever Mondayising of Waitangi day law is a large employer of Maori in the North Island, says the NZ Meat Workers Union. Read more »

Future of education, jobs and economy

Press Release – Massey University

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job let alone a well-paid one is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauders lecture series in New Zealand this … Read more »

RSM sees 6% Fee Income Growth, Moves to 6 in World Rankings

Press Release – RSM New Zealand

RSM, the adviser of choice to entrepreneurial growth-focused organisations globally, is pleased to announce a 6% increase in global fee income, to US$4.64 billion, for the financial year ending 31 December 2015. RSM has also moved up one place in the … Read more »

TPP Agreement bad for democracy

Press Release – ITUC

International Trade Union Confederation TPP Agreement bad for democracy, rights, public services and health Brussels, 4 February 2016 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) a major setback for employment … Read more »

Gvt plan for Northland targets transport, web, Maori assets

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) – The government has released a 10-year plan to attract investors and lift economic growth in Northland, a region that perennially underperforms the rest of the country even while being endowed with natural beauty, productive land, … Read more »

Dick Smith employees in Australia underpaid by A$2 mln

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Current and former New Zealand employees of Dick Smith are not part of the underpayment of staff annual leave, affecting entitlements worth A$2 million uncovered by the retail chains receiver, Ferrier Hodgson. Read more »

Weekly Overview February 4 2016

Press Release – BNZ

Two weeks ago I listed reasons why despite the dairying downturn growth in the NZ economy would remain good especially compared with other countries and this would limit scope for lower interest rates, support jobs growth, and keep the NZD from … Read more »

Aotearoa Fisheries appoints new directors to Sealord

Press Release – Sealord

Aotearoa Fisheries Limited is making changes to its appointed directors to Sealord Group Limited in order to have a complete alignment of its appointees with its own board. Aotearoa Fisheries owns 50% of Sealord on behalf of all Mori, and as such … Read more »

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