Employment Headlines

Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 70 years commemoration and forum

Press Release – National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

We encourage you to join us in a public ceremony to commemorate the dropping of the nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 at the exact time of the bomb which here in NZ is at 11:15am. Read more »

Urgent action needed on teacher oversupply crisis

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

The Government needs to urgently tackle the looming crisis of a massive oversupply of beginner teachers. Read more »

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame

Press Release – Mitre 10

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame One past CEO and two veteran Mitre 10 owners have been inducted into a newly established Mitre 10 Hall of Fame at the retailers annual awards dinner, held on 23 July at the Langham … Read more »

Maori businesses more optimistic, profitable

Article – BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) – Maori businesses are more optimistic and recording stronger profit growth than non-Maori firms as the focus of the sector shifts from righting historical grievances to looking to the future, ANZ Bank’s 2015 Maori business report … Read more »

Health and safety reforms preserve main principles: Z Energy

Article – BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s Health and Safety Reform Bill has retained the most important principles that underpinned it and will “over time help to shift how we think about health and safety in New Zealand,” says Julian Hughes, … Read more »

Focus on Regions Welcome

Press Release – MYOB

The Governments announcement on Sunday of extra incentives for migrants to settle outside Auckland will be a welcome boost to local economies, according to leading New Zealand software accounting firm MYOB. Read more »

Greenpeace Greece launches crowdfunded solar campaign

Press Release – Greenpeace

Rhodes, Greece, 27 July, 2015 21 Greenpeace activists from Greece, Italy and Spain today spread a 600 square meter arrow banner reading Oil is fueling Greek debt, pointing at a Greek oil-fired power plant under construction on the island … Read more »

Immigration changes a good step, but growth strategy needed

Press Release – NZMEA

The Governments immigration changes to encourage more skills and entrepreneurs to the regions is a good step forward and will help address regional skill shortages. However, a wider regional growth strategy is needed to bring new life and sustainable … Read more »

Another fail for diversity

Press Release – Hays

61 per cent of New Zealand employers admit that they dont have a diversity policy in place for hiring new staff, according to findings in the recently released 2015 Hays Salary Guide . Read more »

Apprentices served well by Code of Practice

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston says apprentices and their employers will have clearer expectations thanks to a new Code of Good Practice. Read more »

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