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Winners announced for Equal Pay Awards
YWCA Auckland has announced four outstanding winners of its inaugural Equal Pay Awards, led by Westpac, who were awarded first place - the Gold Award - for best practice as an equal pay employer.
Close behind was one of the ‘big eight’ New Zealand legal firms, Simpson Grierson jointly collecting Silver with SKYCITY Entertainment Group who have demonstrated well developed practices in pay equity and BNZ who scores the Bronze.
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24 July 2014
One in three (33 percent) New Zealand employers report that their employees are clocking up increasing amounts of overtime, according to the 2014 Hays Salary Guide.
"This supports an emerging trend that we're seeing across the jobs market; the desire from employers to do more with less," says Jason Walker, managing director of Hays in New Zealand.
14 July 2014
Labour Minister Simon Bridges has released a discussion document, Modernising Parental Leave, seeking feedback on the Government's proposed changes to parental leave.
11 July 2014
Enforcement action has been taken against 18 kiwifruit contractors in the Bay of Plenty following a week-long operation in May by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
The Ministry's Labour Inspectorate and Immigration New Zealand visited 35 contractors to check their compliance with immigration and employment laws.
8 July 2014
Almost two-thirds (64 percent) of employers in New Zealand say they use temporary or contract staff, and 18 percent expect their employment of such staff to increase over the next 12 months, according to the 2014 Hays Salary Guide.
The Guide shows that 47 percent of employers use temporary and contract staff for special projects or workloads, and a further 17 percent employ them on a regular ongoing basis.
3 July 2014
Hundreds of New Zealand teachers will trade classrooms for boardrooms to boost students' job prospects during 'Teachers' Workchoice Day' - a unique 'workplace education' initiative.
Launched as a proactive step in the fight against youth unemployment, the programme promises to connect educators and employers - the key stakeholders in young people's futures.