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Businessman shouting through bullhorn at co-workers

Over half of Kiwis leave their jobs because of a bad boss

A recruitment company says 51 percent of workers leave jobs to get away from a manager.

Luhama Niu, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, was employed by Z Energy this year.

Concern over high unemployment rate for Kiwis with disabilities

Forty-two percent of young disabled Kiwis are out of employment, education or training.


Job fair in Dunedin for sacked Cadbury workers

230 employees of the Cadbury factory will be unemployed by Christmas.

Fathers, Baby

Why new Kiwi fathers fear taking parental leave - study

It suggests an imbalance in the workplace between men and women.

Robots - will they take your job?

The robotic revolution?

Are robots coming for our jobs?

One bright spot was the better-than-expected rise in average wages.

US employment down for first time in 7 years

The decline could snap this week's record-setting run for the Dow Jones and Nasdaq.

The Page Corner in Kingsland

Auckland café failed to pay workers minimum wage

The migrant workers were also denied contracts and correct holiday pay, the Employment Relations Authority ruled.

Robbie Rietbroek, chief executive of PepsiCo for Australia and New Zealand.

Why this Pepsi boss has a 'leave loudly' policy

The chief executive wants to encourage flexible working hours.

An Asian customer noticed the receipt read "Ching Chong" instead of her name.

NYC restaurant fires server who put racist slur on receipt

An Asian customer noticed the receipt read "Ching Chong" instead of her name.

Prison abolitionist group No Pride in Prisons.

Prisons a 'warehouse for the poor'

An anti-prison lobby group says the Government is protecting the "privileged" by throwing the poor behind bars.

Mark Cropp got his facial tattoo while drunk in prison.

Mark Cropp to keep 'DEVAST8' facial tattoo

After just one free laser removal session, the ex-inmate has changed his mind.

Workplace absences are down from last year but stress levels are up.

Pulling sickies costs country $1.5b

6.6 million working days are also lost according to the latest survey.

Iain Lees-Galloway  said National have failed to engage on the immigration debate.

Migrants' wages no proxy for skills - Labour

Labour says using migrants' wages as a proxy for skills is a "poor policy".

Mark Cropp got his facial tattoo while in prison.

Ex-inmate with 'DEVAST8' facial tattoo accepts job offer

After a public plea for employment, Mark Cropp had 45 jobs to choose from.

IRD restructure could affect up to 4000 staff, says union

They have serious concerns for thousands of staff working for Inland Revenue

Two men talking by office window

IRD meetings ahead of possible job cuts

About 1500 jobs may go at the tax department.

Unhealthy food concept - sugar in carbonated drink. Sugar cubes as background and canned drink

Kiwi workers drinking litres of energy drinks

An employer has reached out on Facebook for advice on how to get workers to cut down.

Luke McCormack is being "judged" because of his facial tattoos.

Dad covered in facial tattoos wants you to stop judging

"I'm a single dad trying to do right by my son."

Tattoo artist

Ex-inmate with facial tattoo says he's close to accepting job

Mark Cropp has had dozens of offers since posting a plea to Facebook last week.

ECG heart

Too long at work is bad for the heart - study

Work long hours and you could be putting your heart at risk, a new study has found.