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Top Recruitment Boss Says Now Is The Time To Seek Greener Pastures

Press Release – PERSOLKELLY

Recruitment firm PERSOLKELLYs 2021 Workforce Insights Report reveals new employment power dynamic but were still not telling the truth to hiring managers Its not news that Covid-19 has drastically changed the way we work but new research from … Read more »

Up To 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died From COVID-19

Press Release – UN News

Between 80,000 and 180,000 health and care workers may have died from COVID-19 between January of 2020 and May of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the … Read more »

Clarification Needed On MIQ For New Zealand Crews

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The union representing New Zealand seafarers is asking the Government to provide more clarity around MIQ rules for crews working in international waters. Maritime Union Wellington Branch Secretary Jim King says MUNZ members cant understand the … Read more »

WorkSafe New Zealand Welcomes Laurenson Review Recommendations

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has today welcomed the recommendations in the Review of WorkSafe New Zealands Performance of its Regulatory Functions in Relation to Activities on Whakaari White Island . This review was commissioned by the Minister for Workplace … Read more »

Whakaari White Island Review Must Lead To Increased Funding To Keep People Safe At Work.

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

Todays release of the Review of WorkSafe New Zealands Regulatory Functions in Relation to Activities on Whakaari White Island further underscores the need for the Government to increase funding for the agency tasked with keeping New Zealanders … Read more »

Covid Business Payments Welcomed, And “desperately Needed”

Press Release – Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand has thanked the Government for listening to the business community and doubling resurgence payments for businesses hit hard by Covid health rules. The doubling of the Resurgence Payment are desperately needed, so wil be … Read more »

Increase To Resurgence Support Payment Welcome, But Why The Delay?

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The business support package announced today by the Minister of Finance comes too late for many businesses, says Nationals Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly. We have seen no immediate action to give cash to struggling businesses now. The increase … Read more »

Govt Responds To Independent Review Into WorkSafe

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has clear expectations that WorkSafe must action the recommendations of the independent review into the regulator to improve its management of adventure activities following the tragedy at Whakaari White Island, Workplace Relations and … Read more »

Clear Plan Welcome, Implementation Critical

Press Release – EMA

The EMA welcomes the Governments announcement of support for Auckland business in particular, and the new COVID-19 protection framework which aims to move away from lockdowns and enable businesses and events to full re-open to vaccinated New … Read more »

Announcement Provides Further Certainty For Businesses And Reinforces Need To Increase Vaccination Rates

Press Release – Canterbury Employers’ Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce Leeann Watson has welcomed todays announcement regarding the new Covid-19 protection framework and the details around what it will take to get the South Island out of the current Alert Level 2. “It … Read more »

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