Employment

Watch: South Auckland Mobil station must pay $20,000 for making employees pay for stolen petrol

Employees' rights: Are you liable if someone steals from your work?

Two petrol station workers were made to pay for fuel pump drive-offs.

The number of strokes in NZ was already predicted to rise by 40 percent in the next decade.

Revealed: Why you should say no to overtime

Our long working hours may be detrimental to our health.

Businessman shouting through bullhorn at co-workers

Call for employees treated badly by bosses to retain anonymity

Naming successful litigants is having a chilling effect, unions say.

Virginia Oakly on The AM Show.

Kindy teachers want what primary teachers have got

Kindy teachers are next in line to take their pay fight to the Government.

Sheep Dyke Warden is need to help contain the island's unique seaweed-eating sheep.

Do you like sheep and are good at building stone walls?

A Scottish island is calling.

Paul Jarvie on The AM Show.

Flu season: Send sick people home, employers' group manager says

A massive number of influenza vaccines have been handed out nationally.

Duncan Garner calls on disabled people to be paid minimum wage.

Holiday pay windfall: Why some workers are in for a payout

Ellen Sinclair explains why some companies are having to pay out extra holiday pay.

David Cumin from the Free Speech Coalition and Chief Censor David Shanks discuss racist ideologies and freedom of speech.

University denies silencing staff who reported far-right student

He reportedly interrupted a class to rant about Māori.

Meet the woman on a mission to save abandoned chickens.

'Chick sexers' with 'delicate hands' in hot demand

It might not be what you're imagining.

warner bros sign

Union welcomes 'Hobbit law' changes

Film workers in New Zealand are about to get a big break of another kind.

University of Otago research has found hangovers cost workplaces more than $1.65 billion a year.

Hungover on a Monday? You're best to pull a sickie

A new study says hangovers cost employers millions of dollars each year.

Joe Boden on The AM Show.

How much your drinking is costing the NZ economy

The average Kiwi loses about a week's worth of productivity every year to booze, a study has found.

While meat exports are booming, red meat consumption in New Zealand is declining

Alliance plant improvements to create 35 new jobs in Hawke's Bay

The meat processor has announced further investment in its Dannevirke site.

Workers were hired by a contracting firm to work at a Hawkes Bay winery for no pay.

'Gross negligence': ERA orders $30,000 to be paid after exploitation on vineyard

They worked at Te Mata Estate Winery for no pay.

Lily Rose-Wilson's stomach dropped when she heard the recording of Michelle Lines criticising her appearance.

Potential employer heard scrutinising job candidate in horrific voicemail fail

Lily Rose-Wilson's stomach dropped when she heard the recording.

Employment

Workers 'devastated' over The Warehouse staffing overhaul - union

Up to 150 jobs could be on the line.

Alex Penk on The AM Show.

Disabled workers contracted to Air NZ paid $2.30 an hour

Some work for a fraction of the minimum wage.

More than 80 Southland workers could lose their jobs.

82 Southland disabled workers face losing jobs over cost cuts

A new, cheaper contractor could put the workers on the scrapheap.

Watch: Why do stores run out of chicken? And why is the thickshake machine always broken?

KFC, Pizza Hut workers to start three-day strike

List of complaints longer than the menu at Carl's Jr, which will also be affected.

Christina Leung on The AM Show.

Workplace discrimination still rife - survey

Most people believe there is still discrimination in the workplace, according to a new survey.

Watch: Auckland sweet shop owners jailed for exploiting workers.

Immigration system sets migrant workers up for exploitation - union advocate

"If they were to change job, they not only lose the job but the ability to stay in New Zealand."

Employment

Super Liquor terminates franchisees after workers exploited

One employee says he was forced to give back some of his pay, despite only earning $8/hour in the first place.

The referendum was announced on Tuesday.

Nightmare for employers if cannabis legalised - expert

But the Government says the drug is already commonly used.

Watch: Simon Bridges issues dire warning on new employment rules.

The new meal and rest break laws - how they affect you

Workers now have more rights to rest and meal breaks than they had on Sunday.

Simon Bridges and Brett O'Riley on The AM Show.

Bridges issues dire warning on new employment rules

But others aren't quite so concerned.

Watch: An Otago University professor says some jobs are safer than others.

Why robots probably won't steal your job

Technology is not about to replace Kiwi workers anytime soon, argues economist Kinsley Salmon.

female tradie

Kiwi infrastructure companies want to hire 'girls'

The 'Girls with Hi-Vis' campaign hopes to boost the number of women taking up trades.

Watch: Budgeting advisor Joseph Liava'a says it's not surprising the poor are spending most of their money on housing costs.

New tool lets you know just how rich or poor you really are

Find out if you've been keeping up with the Joneses.

Watch: The kiwifruit industry recently launched an on-line campaign to attract migrant workers.

Opinion: Sensible immigration will allow rural communities to flourish

Proposed policy changes must take account of the benefits migrant families bring, writes Nick Hanson

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and National leader Simon Bridges debated the employment rate in Parliament.

Amy Adams blasts Govt over 'slight drop' in employment

The issue was hotly debated in Parliament by Jacinda Ardern and Simon Bridges.