Ardern ‘must go’ demands GP angry at PM’s mandatory vax edict

I am a medical specialist in a DHB. I have now had both doses of the…

Covid passport exemptions explained – keep holding the line

On Friday evening (22 October) the government's widely anticipated  “No Jab, No Job” order was finally…

Employers can’t change employment agreements due to covid-19

The NZCTU has published an advisory for employees stating that employers can’t change an employment agreement…

Don’t refuse the vaccine and don’t resign – ask your employer these questions first

Updated: When your employer asks if you have had the vaccine you have a right not…

Industry braces itself for ‘the great resignation’

Imagine if we woke up to discover that half of our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers…

Freedom of choice poster causes a stir in Waitoki

A street sign in Waitoki near Kaukapakapa north of Auckland is supporting freedom of choice, and…

New job listings flat – Auckland sees 8% drop in recruitment ads

The September Seek NZ Employment Report shows the volume of job listings advertised on seek.co.nz remained…

Campaign launched to save 600 Marsden Point jobs

By Chris Leitch, Social Credit Party Marsden Point’s refinery web site has this to say: “We…

Factory worker poisoned by 1080 – nearly dies

A Rolleston-based pest bait manufacturing organisation has been fined $275,000 over an incident in which a…

New businesses to get lockdown support payments

The Government’s Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) has been updated to better support newly established businesses. The…

Is it time to live with covid and get on with life?

Press release: More than 18 months on from the world’s fearful response to the arrival of…

Minister says employers cannot force staff to be jabbed

Update 26 August: Watch the interview here – employers cannot compel staff to be vaccinated says…

Employers need to step up as lockdown continues

Press release: It is the responsibility of business owners who have staff working from home during…

Small businesses bear brunt of government lockdown

Press release: Small Kiwi businesses are set to bear the brunt of the lockdown extension and…

Charges laid against Ports of Auckland over worker’s death

The Council of Trade Unions is welcoming Maritime New Zealand laying charges in the Auckland District…

Fuel security at risk with closure of Marsden Point – petition launched to save it

A petition by Social Credit leader Chris Leitch calling on the government to keep the Marsden…

French economist says citizens should be given 120,000 euros on their 25th birthday – and here’s why

To reduce this inequality, the French star economist Thomas Piketty is making an unusual proposal: everyone…

Trucking and warehouse sectors come under Worksafe spotlight

A cross-sector project between WorkSafe NZ and industry representatives has been established to help improve health…

Worksafe undertakes review of Talley’s following dozens of health & safety failures

WorkSafe staff are planning to take a close look at how Talley’s is meeting its obligations…

Unsupervised trainee killed at work

Glaziers Choice Limited, trading as Stake Glass, has been fined $270,000 by a Christchurch court after…

Are you a covid vax whistleblower?

Are you aware of any information the proves the government or Medsafe was wrong to rollout…

Forestry worker killed by flying log

A tragic forestry fatality on the East Coast could have been avoided if industry guidance had…

Working long hours is a killer

Working long hours is a risk factor for dying from cardiovascular disease or having a stroke…

Travel restrictions cause immediate hit to struggling tourism businesses

The pause in the travel bubble with Australia is having an immediate impact on hospitality and…

Restaurant owner banned from employing staff

The Employment Court has issued Declarations of Breach against three Christchurch hospitality companies, and a banning…

Midwives support nurses’ pay claim

Most DHB-employed midwives are not able to strike tomorrow (9 June) because their union is still…

$57,000 fine for migrant worker employment breaches

The owners of three superettes have been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay…

Man awarded $87,000 after losing right leg at work – employer fined $275,000

Once again the government’s coffers have been boosted as a result of a workplace injury, with…

Legacy media blackout for Pike River mine re-entry

There is growing anger among workers internationally over the New Zealand Labour Party-led government’s decision to…