Employment Headlines

Do It Yourself Drug Testing Not the Answer Warns Expert

Press Release – NZ Drug Detection Agency

Auckland, 24 October 2014: Companies trying to save money by conducting their own staff drug testing is highlighting bad practices and does not address workplace safety, warns New Zealands leading drug testing agency. Read more »

Architects put construction upswing in Context

Press Release – Context Architects

Auckland and Christchurch based Context Architects has made two new appointments and announces two promotions this month. Its a sign of increasing activity in the residential sector, particularly in medium and high-density development, … Read more »

Kawerau: industrial incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a Kawerau buisiness where an employee has suffered injuries whilst working with machinery. The injuries are not life threatening, however the employee has now been flown to Rotorua hospital. Read more »

Anglican Family Care staff to rally industrial action rises

Press Release – Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) members working at Anglican Family Care (AFC) in Dunedin will hold two rallies in Dunedin next week as they seek a fair pay offer, following a week of low-key industrial action. Read more »

VTNZ Named New Zealand’s 2014 Best Workplace

Press Release – Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey

Auckland, New Zealand, 24 October 2014 IBM Kenexa (NYSE:IBM) a global provider of business technology solutions for human resources, last night presented the award for New Zealands Overall Best Workplace of 2014 to Vehicle Testing New Zealand … Read more »

Wellington tech stars continue to shine

Press Release – Grow Wellington

Wellingtons status as New Zealands high tech capital has been confirmed with the release of this years TIN100. Read more »

Government to Blame as Much as Council for Marryatt Payout

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is calling on the Government to fix the employment law regime that has forced Christchurch ratepayers to fork out $800,000 to former Council boss Tony Marryatt. Read more »

Govt strains to get tea break law through

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government has been left with egg on its face – failing to get its much-vaunted, but hugely unpopular, meal break law passed in the first week of its new term, Labour spokesperson on Labour Issues Andrew Little says. Read more »

ANZ workers to resume targeted strike action

Press Release – First Union

Workers at numerous ANZ branches around the country will resume strike action against the bank tomorrow at various times, including in nine branches around Auckland. Read more »

Maidens And The ERA

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

A number of NZ First MPs made their maiden speeches; Fletcher Tabuteau , Clayton Mitchell , Darroch Ball and Mahesh Bindra Read more »

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