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Job advertisements rise again in November 21 December 2018

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.7 per cent in the month of November 2018 and 9.7 per cent over the year.

Minimum wage going up to $17.70 19 December 2018

The Government announced the minimum wage will increase to $17.70 an hour on 1 April 2019 – an increase of $1.20 per hour.

Health and Safety at Work Strategy launched 17 December 2018

The Government’s Health and Safety at Work Strategy 2018-28 was launched last week, setting out the Government’s vision for improving workplace health and safety across New Zealand over the next ten years.

ACC levies for the next two years confirmed 11 December 2018

The Government has announced the new ACC levies for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 years.

Parliament passes changes to Employment Relations Act 06 December 2018

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018, passed in Parliament yesterday, introduces a number of employment law changes that aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages.

Christchurch man fined for employing unlicensed student to carry out electrical work 27 November 2018

An unlicensed electrical worker has been prosecuted and fined $2550 in the Christchurch District Court for permitting a University student to carry out prescribed electrical work on his property.

Job advertisements continue to rise in October 21 November 2018

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.8 per cent in the month of October 2018 and 9.4 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release.

Otaki man fined for unlicensed electrical work 20 November 2018

Unlicensed electrical worker Dmitri Fedoulov has been fined in the Wellington District Court for undertaking prescribed electrical work (PEW) on his own property.

Job advertisements rise by 1.9 per cent in the September 2018 quarter 31 October 2018

Jobs Online figures released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show the number of job advertisements rose by 1.9 per cent in the September 2018 quarter.

Report released on workplace relations in the film industry 17 October 2018

The Government-convened Film Industry Working Group has released its report, detailing a recommended model to allow collective bargaining for contractors in the screen sector.