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Employment to grow by 39,400 workers per annum to 2028 30 August 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released the Medium to Long-Term Employment Outlook: Looking ahead to 2028.

Employment Strategy to get more people into fulfilling careers 12 August 2019

A new Employment Strategy released today sets out the Government’s aims for all New Zealanders to achieve their potential in developing skills, finding secure employment and fulfilling careers.

Wellington man fined for paying trainee to carry out electrical work 09 August 2019

A business owner has been prosecuted and fined $10,800 plus costs in Wellington District Court for permitting an unsupervised trainee electrician to carry out prescribed electrical work for homeowners who purchased Groupon vouchers for the work.

KiwiSaver changes to provide fund access for people with shortened life expectancy 23 July 2019

Changes to the KiwiSaver rules will allow people with congenital life-shortening conditions to withdraw their savings when they are ready to retire.

We’re consulting on better regulations for working with plant, structures, working at heights and excavations 15 July 2019

A new discussion paper aimed at improving health and safety regulations for working with and around plant, structures, excavations and heights was launched today.

New law expands workplace personal grievance options 26 June 2019

A new law, passed by Parliament today, expands the ability of workers in triangular employment situations to raise personal grievance claims.

Changes coming for screen sector workplace relations 13 June 2019

Law changes have been announced for contractors working in New Zealand’s screen sector. The changes, proposed by industry and largely supported by Government, will see contractors allowed to bargain collectively.

Job advertisements fell slightly in April 15 May 2019

The number of online job advertisements fell slightly by 0.1 per cent in the month of April 2019, but rose by 0.8 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release.

Select Committee reports back on pay equity bill 14 May 2019

The Select Committee has issued its report on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, detailing changes to ensure the pay equity framework in the Bill is workable for all parties.

Job advertisements rise by 1.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter 24 April 2019

Jobs Online figures released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show the number of job advertisements rose by 1.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter.

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