Skilled and experienced construction tradespeople are in continuous demand according to recruiting experts Hays, yet a stigma around apprenticeships could be holding more people back from considering a trade career.
A proposal by St John Ambulance to reduce staff numbers will be an immense loss for both the community who use the service and the workers affected says FIRST Union, the union for Ambulance Professionals.
Jobs ads rose strongly in March, restoring the upward trend, according to the latest ANZ job advertising data.
Across New Zealand new job ads jumped 6.1 per cent in March, leaving the country in a good state with 5.2 per cent more job ads than 12 months ago. The construction and the property industries are helping grow the Kiwi job market with strong demand for labour in these sectors.
Administrative staff up and down the country will be recognised tomorrow, and the Public Service Association is urging businesses, government agencies and NGOs to make a day to remember.
Today 30 young people from Kaikohe graduated from the first stage of the Growing Regional Opportunities through Work (GROW) programme - an initiative stemmed from the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.
The public service is a great place to work, but that’s because its employees love helping their communities and making a difference, the PSA says.
The announcement today that Downer will lose the fibre rollout contract in the lower North Island is bad news for workers and bad news for customers, says the E tÅ« union.
It is simply not credible that nearly every major employer and payroll providing service made a "mistake" in calculating their annual leave entitlements.
The Health and Safety at Work Act comes into force on Monday 4 April. The new law will mean that more Kiwis will come home safely from work.