Employment Headlines

Former Rangiora School Principal Won’t Seek Reinstatement

Press Release – Peggy Burrows

Peggy Burrows will not appeal the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) determination released late last week, which while upholding her claim of unjustified dismissal, rejected her request for reinstatement as Principal at Rangiora High School, a position … Read more »

New NZEI President’s “to do” list

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roas new President, Lynda Stuart, today (18 January) begins her two-year term leading New Zealands largest education union. Read more »

Telford Statement Symptom of Misguided Funding

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Media release Tertiary Education Union – Te Haut Kahurangi o Aotearoa 18 January2017 New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches Read more »

Crisis in prison overcrowding needs urgent action

Press Release – Public Service Association

New Zealands prison system is in crisis, the Public Service Association Te Pkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says, and urgent action is needed to ensure the safety of prisoners and corrections officers. Read more »

Liz Coutts named as new chair of Skellerup

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Liz Coutts has taken over as chair of industrial rubber goods maker Skellerup Holdings, with Selwyn Cushing stepping down after 10 years in the role. Read more »

Demand drives surging salaries for engineers

Press Release – IPENZ Engineers NZ

Engineers take home an average of nearly $100,000 a year and their salaries are growing strongly, according to the annual IPENZ Remuneration Survey. Read more »

Ravensdown appoints new regional manager

Press Release – Ravensdown

18 JANUARY 2017 – Ravensdown has announced George Williams (Ngti Porou) will take over the role of Regional Manager Eastern North Island. Read more »

Intellectually disabled youth given helping hand into work

Press Release – Hell Pizza

HELL continues to build on its reputation as a champion of the underdog. Over four years, in partnership with IHCs IDEA Services, HELL will have put 54 youths with intellectual disabilities through its paid training programme Active in Hell … Read more »

ANZ New Zealand, NZOG join early 2017 executive reshuffle

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) – ANZ Bank New Zealand and New Zealand Oil & Gas are among firms announcing rejigged executive line-ups at the start of the new year. Read more »

St John exhibit unhealthy coping strategy

Press Release – Health Sector Workers Network

St John are stopping bargaining with Ambulance workers from First Union. This is called avoidance and is an unhealthy coping mechanism. Read more »

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