Labour Inspectorate chasing debt from employers
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has set up a debt collection unit targeting employers and individuals who have ignored orders to compensate workers.
Your feedback on employment and immigration systems
You are invited to submit feedback on the two consultations on potential changes to New Zealand’s employment and immigration systems.
Protecting yourself by being cyber smart
Cyber Smart Week starts today and runs until the 18th October 2019.
Failure to keep employment records proves costly for Otago hunting business
An Otago business and its director must pay $82,500 for record-keeping breaches involving nearly 20 young workers, following a determination by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA).
Happy employees lead to happy customers
A study in the US labour market shows a strong connection between customer and employee satisfaction.
New website for bereaved parents
A new website has been launched to provide information and support for bereaved parents and whānau.
Dunedin business penalised nearly $54K after deceiving Labour Inspector
The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has penalised Grocery King for 40 employment breaches and attempting to deceive the Labour Inspectorate.
Reform of Vocational Education
On 1 August 2019, the Government announced its decisions on the Reform of Vocational Education proposals to create a unified vocational education system and bring together industry and educators.
Fighting exploitation in the New Zealand supply chain
Businesses are being warned of financial penalties and potential damage to their brand reputation if they are not doing enough to fight against migrant exploitation in their supply chain.
Name and shame employers exploiting workers
In the latest ‘stand down list’, we name and shame employers who have breached minimum employment standards and exploited their workers.