Employment Headlines

Directors call for privacy of home addresses

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

The recent leafleting of Lyttelton residents with the home addresses of company directors on the Lyttelton Port Company shows the urgent need for protections to be made around directors home addresses, says the Institute of Directors (IoD). Read more »

Do you really know what your workers are doing?

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

The importance of risk assessments and implementing appropriate controls including training and monitoring workers to ensure theyre working safely, was a dominant message in the sentencing of Avon Industries Limited on health and safety charges. Read more »

NZ economy – offshore assistance

Press Release – Business NZ

The BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the March 2018 quarter shows the New Zealand economy continuing to perform at a satisfactory level, assisted by continued improvement in the global economic outlook. Read more »

Guide for supporting disabled people into work commended

Press Release – Public Service Association

The publication of Employment Support Practice Guidelines this week by the NZ Disability Support Network has been welcomed by members of the Public Service Associations Deaf and Disabled members network. Read more »

PM must condemn threatening union behaviour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister must condemn the latest threatening behaviour of the RMTU in the Lyttelton Port strike, National Party Workplace Relations Spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Read more »

Port Offers Striking Union Members What They Say They Want

Press Release – LPC

Lyttelton Port has offered the striking Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) members what they say they want – the same deal as offered to the other major Union at the Port (MUNZ). Read more »

Businesses must prepare for the workforce of the future

Press Release – Diversity Works

The New Zealand labour market is changing rapidly and businesses are beginning to see the impact of increased migration, the rise of the Millennials and a large cohort of aging workers electing to stay in paid employment for longer. Read more »

Nurses advancing the health of the nation

Press Release – NZNO

Me haeretahi ttou m te hauora me te orange o ng iwi katoa o Aotearoa: Let us journey together for the health and well-being of the people of Aotearoa. Read more »

Future of Work Considered at Aspiring Conversations

Press Release – Aspiring Conversations

Artificial intelligence, robotics and automation have seen major changes in the employment market with many traditional jobs disappearing and new opportunities opening up. Read more »

Spierings Case Shows Excessive CEO Pay Isn’t Justified

Press Release – Closing The Gap

It is scandalous that the highest paid CEO in New Zealand last year, Theo Spierings of Fonterra, has presided over one of the biggest losses in his company’s history, said Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for the income equality project Closing the Gap. Read more »

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