Employment Headlines

Household Labour Force Survey release delayed

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) data, which was due to be published on 3 August as part of the Labour Market Statistics: June 2016 quarter release, has been delayed for two weeks until 17 August, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Statistics NZ delays June household labour force survey

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Statistics New Zealand will delay publishing the household labour force survey by two weeks to ensure the report meets standards after it modified the series this year. Read more »

NZ construction workers juggling multiple job offers

Press Release – Hays

Experienced construction candidates remain in such high demand that they often receive multiple job offers, says recruiting experts Hays in New Zealand. Read more »

Te Māngai Pāho CE moves from Broadcasting to Forestry

Press Release – Te Mangai Paho

John Bishara, Chief Executive of Te Mngai Pho, is stepping down from his post at the Mori broadcasting funding agency after nearly twelve years in the role. In September Mr Bishara will return to Turangi where he will lead the Lake Taup … Read more »

Kiwis driving work vehicles may have low skills

Press Release – Driveline Fleet Ltd

More than an estimated 70 per cent of New Zealand drivers who turn up for advanced driver training have average to poor driving skills a statistic which could pose a problem for employers under new health and safety legislation. Read more »

Ngāti Pahauwera Supporting Maori into Corrections Department

Press Release – Ngati Pahauwera

Ngti Phauwera Development Trust have come out in support of the Corrections Department recruitment of Maori into careers within the department. The Trust is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Corrections to fill some … Read more »

Have your say on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking your views on an application to import an insecticide, called Celsius, to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops. The applicant, Adria New Zealand Limited, is looking to import … Read more »

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme Investment Provider of Year

Press Release – Generate KiwiSaver

The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme has been awarded Investment Provider of the Year for the second year running. Read more »

E tū extends condolences after Waihi mining fatality

Press Release – E tu

The mining union, E t has extended its condolences to the family of the young miner who died while working in the Correnso mine in Waihi. Read more »

Fear of punishment resulting in only minimum compliance

Press Release – bware

One of New Zealand’s most established providers of health and safety management software is warning that the emphasis on the punishment aspects of new workplace safety legislation won’t make workplaces safer long term. Read more »

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