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Unions Call For Acknowledgment Of Essential Workers On Labour Day

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

The CTU President has drawn attention to the importance of essential workers on Labour Day. CTU President Richard Wagstaff says “Labour Day is a time to reflect on the efforts of all working people. In 2020, more than ever, we can all see how … Read more »

NZ Markets, Business Welcome Labour’s Election Victory

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

New Zealands financial markets and business leaders quickly welcomed the Labour Partys resounding victory in last Saturdays general election. Labour took 49.1 percent of the votes, up from 36.9 percent in 2017. The conservative opposition National … Read more »

New Zealand Law Firm Gender Study Shows Slow But Steady Improvement

Press Release – LawFuel

The ratio of women partners in New Zealand’s largest law firms continues to expand as firms step up their initiatives to encourage advancement of their women lawyers. The LawFuel Gender Survey shows that law firm Dentons has the largest ratio of women … Read more »

NZNO Escalates Primary Health Care Strike Action

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has issued a strike notice today covering some 3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and receptionist/administration staff across more than 500 practices and accident/medical centres nationwide. The first … Read more »

Pak’n’Save Whakatane Workers To Strike Over Lowest Supermarket Wages In Bay Of Plenty

Press Release – FIRST Union

Workers at PaknSave in Whakatane are taking strike action today over fruitless negotiations with the store owner and low wage rates that fall below comparable industry standards and represent the lowest supermarket wages in Whakatane and the lowest-paid … Read more »

Planning Is Key – Election Policies To Affect All Employers

Press Release – Employsure

Employers across the country must be vigilant over the coming months as the Government implements policies that will affect workplace relations and safety, according to Employsure, New Zealands largest workplace relations advisor. Proposed changes … Read more »

Nutanix Appoints Channel Veteran David Gage As A/NZ Channel Director

Press Release – Nutanix

Nutanix today announced the appointment of IT channel veteran David Gage as its new Australia and New Zealand Channel Director. Based in Sydney, Gage aims to expand the Nutanix channel program across the region. He will report to Nutanix APJ Senior … Read more »

International Media Hails New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Re-election

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 21 October 2020, original url: The worlds corporate media has responded to the re-election of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arderns government for a second term with a wave of adulation. … Read more »

Dunne Speaks: Just Being The Anti-Labour Party Will Not Work For National

Column – Peter Dunne

By any measure the National Party has been the most successful New Zealand political party of recent times. After all, it has won 16 of the last 25 elections, governing for 47 years since first winning office in 1949, almost twice as long as the Labour … Read more »

SEEK NZ Employment Report: Good Recovery In Quarter Three, Job Ads Up 66% On Quarter Two

Press Release – SEEK

The latest SEEK NZ Quarterly Employment Report data shows a strong return to positive q/q performance with a 66% national growth in jobs advertised during Q3 which includes July, August and September. Comparing the third quarter of 2020 with the same quarter … Read more »

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