Employment Headlines

Babies and parents mobilise for 26 weeks paid parental leave

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Babies and parents mobilise for 26 weeks paid parental leave in park near John Key’s house on 4 May Read more »

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Press Release – Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Governments unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations … Read more »

Job opportunities offered to former Dick Smith employees

Press Release – 2 Cheap Cars

The countrys biggest importer and retailer of second hand cars, 2 Cheap Cars, says it may be able to help some of the staff from closed-up electronics company Dick Smith with new jobs. Read more »

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Press Release – E tu

The former E t lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as fantastic a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close. Read more »

PSA pleased with Minister’s promises

Press Release – Public Service Association

Fire service staff across the country have had a promise their jobs are safe – and the PSA wants their voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Read more »

$303m to merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne Minister of Internal Affairs 29 April 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: $303m to merge and modernise New Zealands fire services Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $303 million over five years to combine … Read more »

Sweet opportunities in honey industry for locals

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Today marks the first day of work for 11 Work and Income clients, who will be developing Northland College’s mnuka plantation site. Read more »

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

Press Release – University of Otago

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the next Dean of the University of Otagos School of Pharmacy. Dr Carlo Marra is currently Dean and Professor at the School of Pharmacy at Memorial … Read more »

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Press Release – E tu

The E t union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. Read more »

Auckland Conventions announces key appointment

Press Release – Auckland Conventions

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events has announced Tony Howlett the new Associate Director and Head of Operations, in a move to further develop the organisations growing market. Read more »

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