Recommended.co.nz | Guide2.co.nz | Voxy.co.nz | Gimme.co.nz
Homepage | login or create an account

Employment

'Working people support Greens announcement of more paid sick leave'

Working people are welcoming today’s announcement from the Green Party that they will increase the legal minimum entitlement of paid sick leave from five days per year to ten.

Canterbury unemployment remains low - Wagner

The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard shows unemployment in Canterbury is increasing but remains well below national levels, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says.

Disruption could be good for workers in their 40s, 50s and 60s

There is no ‘business as usual’ as far as digital disruption is concerned, but one unique way organisations can prepare for such uncertainty is to employ more older workers.

152,000 more people in employment by 2020 - Goldsmith

The latest employment forecasts released today show that the New Zealand economy will continue to grow total employment over the next three years, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says.

FIRST Union congratulates care workers, prepares claim for retail workers

FIRST Union is congratulating care workers, their unions - E tū, NZNO and the PSA - and pay equity champion Kristine Bartlett for securing an offer of a historic pay equity settlement.

Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement

Unions representing care and support workers are pleased to be jointly announcing with government a proposed equal pay settlement to 55,000 workers across the aged residential, disability and home support sectors.

Union calls for action on OECD redundancy report

FIRST Union is condemning Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse for refusing to act on an OECD report showing New Zealanders who are made redundant tend to suffer a drop in wages and job security.

Apprenticeship scheme tackles skills shortage

An apprenticeship programme in the Waikato District is playing its part to address the skills shortage in the New Zealand roading industry following the graduation of its first intake last month.

Labour productivity falls on high input growth

Labour productivity fell 0.7 percent in the year ended March 2016, StatsNZ said today. Labour inputs for the measured sector increased 3.3 percent, the largest increase since the beginning of the series (1996).

Hearing challenges aren't a barrier to success in the Civil Infrastructure Industry

Hearing challenges aren't a barrier to success in the Civil Infrastructure Industry for one long-time Higgins Christchurch employee who has just achieved an industry qualification.

Credit Card Comparison TablesCompare Credit Cards - Independent interest rate and fees comparisons for New Zealand banks.