Employment Headlines

UBI could increase human well-being and help save the planet

Article – Joseph Cederwall

Anthropologist Jason Hickel believes basic income could be part of the solution to this problem of the pervasiveness of the growth mentality. He presents UBI as forming part of a strategy of “planned de-growth,” which he believes will “increase … Read more »

Mandatory Social Worker Registration Bill

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The ANZASW President, Shannon Pakura, is delighted that the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill has successfully passed First Reading today and has been referred to Social Services Select Committee. Read more »

Local Government stepping stone to Parliament sting

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Ratepayers should not be paying councillors for one job while they are out campaigning for another, says the Taxpayers Union. At least four candidates in the three main centres are still enjoying salaries over $90,000 while they campaign for seats in … Read more »

New appointments to AMINZ Council

Press Release – Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of NZ

WELLINGTON The Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) has confirmed the election results for two positions on its ruling Council. Read more »

Oranga Tamariki’s staff exodus

Press Release – Public Service Association

The number of social workers leaving Child, Youth and Family during the formation of Oranga Tamariki was largely down to the expertise of long-serving staff being ignored in the review process and a costly and wasteful Expert Advisory Panel (EAP) … Read more »

Volunteers collect shoes for suicide prevention

Press Release – YesWeCareNZ

Volunteers are collecting hundreds of shoes across the country to draw attention to our alarming suicide rates, says YesWeCare.nz . Read more »

NZ Construction Industry forecasts sustainable growth

Press Release – Hays

Over half of New Zealand’s building industry workers can expect a salary increase of up to 5% in the year ahead, according to the 2017 Hays Construction & NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Salary Guide. Read more »

StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 17 AUGUST 2017 StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water Read more »

Tony Gray appointed interim chairman of Eastland Group

Press Release – Eastland Group

After eight years as chairman of Eastland Group – the Gisborne-based infrastructure company that runs Eastland Network, Eastland Port, Gisborne Airport and Eastland Generation – Nelson Cull officially stepped down at the AGM yesterday. At the same … Read more »

Labour Party spot on – not government’s role to own hotels

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union agree with Labour: the use of millions of dollars of taxpayers money for the Governments desperate attempts to pepper over the housing crisis by buying its own hotels, is ridiculous. Responding to Carmel Sepuloni’s comments … Read more »

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