Employment Headlines

E tū ecstatic as we welcome a Labour-led Government

Press Release – E Tu

E t says it is ecstatic after confirmation tonight that E t member Jacinda Ardern is our next Prime Minister. Read more »

Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Reacting to a story by the NZ Herald last night, that suggests former Waikato DHB CEO, Dr Nigel Murray, may have been claiming expenses for a woman he was not married to, brings further into question the oversight of the DHB and its Chairman Bob Simcock. Read more »

Fairfax makes up quotes to attack NZ-Israel innovation deal

Press Release – Shalom.Kiwi

Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the New Zealand Taxpayers Union, has issued a press release and penned an article to correct false and misleading reporting by Fairfax journalist, Madison Reidy, that gave the impression that the Taxpayers … Read more »

Household Income Up Over 40% in Last 10 Years

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Average annual household income has risen more than 40 percent since 2007, increasing at twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased just over 50 percent. Read more »

Dumpling supplier fined for employment breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A dumpling supplier in Christchurch has been ordered to pay more than $15,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found breaches. Read more »

Fairfax axe for sports reporters another blow to journalism

Press Release – E tu

E t says a proposal by Fairfax Media to axe its entire team of 11 regional sports and racing reporters sends the message that the regions dont matter. Read more »

Celebrating Chinese Language Week at Russell McVeagh

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is marking New Zealand Chinese Language Week with a number of events to raise the profile of the language, business etiquette and culture amongst its staff. Read more »

Company to pay $6000 for poor employment record

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A construction company in Auckland has been penalised $6000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found breaches of record keeping. Read more »

Job advertisements rise slightly in September 2017

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements remained steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in September 2017 and 9.6 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

Living Wage asks Selwyn Foundation to consider ethics

Press Release – Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand says that the Selwyn Foundations AGM at Holy Trinity Cathedral on Wednesday the 18th of October is the perfect opportunity for them to think about their commitment to an ethical and values based approach. Read more »

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