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Top military attache found guilty of planting hidden camera

Article – RNZ

Top military attache Alfred Keating has been found guilty of trying to film his colleagues on the toilet in New Zealand’s US embassy. Read more »

Radical new approaches may be required says NZTech

Press Release – Make Lemonade

The future of work and the impact of tech changes are complex issues, so it is fantastic to see the Productivity Commission undertaking such a detailed analysis of the potential opportunities and challenges, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The rapid … Read more »

Public statement on behalf of NZNO President Grant Brookes

Press Release – Lloyd Law

It has recently come to light that a petition is circulating among members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tptanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, calling for a Special General Meeting. The motion to be put to the proposed SGM makes reference … Read more »

Health bodies fail to detect serious employment law breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland pharmacy group penalised for underpaying employees by more than $255,000, has highlighted a hole in the auditing processes within the health sector when it comes to safeguarding the labour standards of employees. Read more »

Kiwi friend of the moa returns home

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has appointed Kiwi expat Professor Michael Bunce to the role of Chief Scientist. Read more »

Removal of pathologists from skills shortage list unwise

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The senior doctors union says its concerns about the immigration status of pathologists have been acknowledged but the Governments response falls well short of what is needed. Read more »

Commission calls for submissions on the future of work

Article – BusinessDesk

April 18 (BusinessDesk) – The Productivity Commission is calling for submissions to its study of the impact of technical change on the future of work. Read more »

L’Oréal programme provides employment pathways for youth

Press Release – L’Oreal

LOral New Zealand and the Ministry of Social Development have partnered to evolve the innovative social impact programme LOral Face Your Future, to include pathways to employment and training for care-experienced young people, in collaboration … Read more »

Employment market goes cold

Press Release – Trademe

After some very strong years New Zealands job market has markedly weakened according to analysis of almost 62,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs for the quarter ending 31 March 2019. Read more »

Big Ben workers striking for their fair share of the pie

Press Release – FIRST Union

The workers who make New Zealands iconic Big Ben pies are striking tonight and tomorrow to send a message to their employer that their pay offer is not good enough. FIRST Union represents approximately 30 staff, a majority, in the pie department … Read more »

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