Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.
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HRINZ Board Election 2014/2017
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Ageism always present
Ageism is an issue that consistently lurks beneath the surface of employment decisions. In many countries, including New Zealand, human rights legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of age. However, that doesn't stop it says Peter Cullen of Cullen Law.
HRINZ Notice Board
15 April 2014
Auckland's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in six years, buoyed by economic growth and the associated demand for workers to the point where 48,000 new jobs were created in the city last year.
11 April 2014
Bullying is a significant and underestimated risk in modern workplaces. It is a hidden problem but not one that employers can afford to ignore says Susan Hornsby-Geluk.
8 April 2014
The Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation has been forced to backtrack on a policy which offered staff the opportunity to dob in colleagues to a tip-off line run by UK-based Crimestoppers.
4 April 2014
The country's longest-running employment case has been won by Radio New Zealand, the broadcaster is reporting.
The Employment Court hearing lasted 47 sitting days and was brought against the public broadcaster by its former managing editor Lynne Snowdon.
3 April 2014
Nearly four in 10 (39 percent) of New Zealand employees will be hired on flexible working arrangements over the next five years, says recruitment and HR specialists Randstad.
Already, according to the latest World at Work Report, 35 percent of employees have remote working options in their current role, and 65 percent say it gives them greater satisfaction.
28 March 2014
Labour Minister Simon Bridges has revealed a number of changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill during its second reading in parliament.