Employment Headlines

Flow on effect of health targets concerning

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses are saying the Health Ministers target of 6 hours waiting time in emergency departments is causing trouble right through the hospital system. Read more »

Quicker, easier way to register births online

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Thousands of parents are using a new Births Deaths and Marriages online service to register the birth of their child. Read more »

Natalie Mankelow joins Campbell Squared

Press Release – Campbell Squared

Campbell Squared Communications is delighted to announce that former Radio New Zealand reporter Natalie Mankelow has joined its ranks. Read more »

Ziptrek Ecotours expands marketing team

Press Release – Ziptrek Ecotours

Multi award-winning eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours continues to expand its business with the appointment of Matt Hirst to the sales team. Read more »

DLA Piper New Zealand appoints new CEO

Press Release – DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand, the first global business law firm operating in New Zealand, has appointed Kevin Hall as its new Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Hugh Caughley, who is retiring after nearly five years with the firm and over 42 years in business. Read more »

A ‘fit note’ not a ‘sick note’ is the key to good health

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Replacing the traditional sick note with a fit note is the way forward for ensuring a healthy and productive workplace in New Zealand, according to UK Government Expert Adviser on Health and Work, Professor Dame Carol Black. Read more »

Winston Peters and Northland workers

Column – Don Franks

Yes, it will be nice to see the smirk wiped off John Key’s face if, as seems likely, Winston Peters wins tomorrow’s Northland by election. Read more »

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) should not be appointing a council member who works for a competing private provider, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Read more »

Government signs another under-the-radar treaty

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Government has signed another trade treaty that will affect health in New Zealand. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that New Zealanders have had no say at all on the content of the Government Procurement Agreement deal, and … Read more »

New Zealand Business at Risk From Bribery and Corruption

Press Release – Transparency International

Deloitte’s 2015 Bribery and Corruption survey is a wake up call for NZ businesses operating here and overseas as they are at risk of being caught up with bribery and corruption scandals. Read more »

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