Waste Management fined $400,000 for using unsafe machinery

Waste Management was fined $400,000 and ordered to pay $50,000 in reparation to an employee after…

$34,000 awarded to chemical burns victim

A scaffolder whose hands were burnt by caustic soda is to be paid $34,000 in compensation…

Home detention and fine for offering immigration advice

An Auckland man has been fined and sentenced to six months home detention and 200 hours…

Wage theft – staff to be repaid almost $50,000

Canterbury horticulture employer Christopher Gray, trading as Motukarara Asparagus, has been ordered by the Employment Relations…

Second court appearance for man charged with migrant exploitation

A Tauranga man made his second court appearance on migrant exploitation charges this week. Jafar Kurisi…

Pitiful fine for workplace death

The family of a woman killed as a result of operating unguarded machinery at a Kiwi…

Most sought-after construction skills in New Zealand

New Zealand’s construction employers are finding it difficult to recruit certain skills for their projects. According…

Machine operator loses fingers at Taranaki Sawmill

A worker who was seven weeks into his first job at Taranaki Sawmills has been left…

Bullying at work – have your say

Bullying and harassment (including sexual harassment) at work are complex problems, which can have significant impacts…

Disabled job-hunters need more help

New household labour force data showing three in four working-age disabled people are unemployed underlines the…

Mental health worsens when dealing with Winz

People on the Covid-19 Income Relief Payment, a new benefit for those made jobless by Covid-19,…

Top retailers ‘exploiting workers’

Major retail and industry brands including Fletcher, Countdown, Lion and Bunnings are jeopardizing the national pandemic…

Mortgage deferral scheme, wage subsidy extended

Workers whose jobs may be affected by the re-emergence of Covid-19 in Auckland will be supported…

4% jobless isn’t the full picture

UPDATE: On 17 August polling day was moved to 17 October 2020. When MBIE’s Labour Force…