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Environment Canterbury staff to strike over pay 'slippage'

They'll walk out the door at midday on Monday.

Air New Zealand's new safety video may be the most '90s thing you see this year.

Air New Zealand strike called off

The airline and union members have reached an agreement - but it's not yet a done deal.

Great airline deals were on offer this recent Black Friday.

Qantas slammed after asking staff to 'volunteer' over Christmas

Their union has slammed it as "wage theft".

NZ Resident Doctors' Association spokesperson Kathryn Foster on The AM Show.

GPs go on strike for the first time

They want their dentist colleagues to have the same employment agreement.

Watch: A Newshub report from when the changes were first mooted by the Government.

90-day trials scrapped for medium, large firms

Unions are confident the changes are big wins for working New Zealanders.

Watch: The top fashion trends of 2018 revealed.

Suitmaker to the stars forced to pay $21k to former employee

Jordan Gibson faced a stressful 18-month saga to get the money he was owed.

Three men toasting with beer at pub

Love beer and hate staying late at work? Australian company may have the job for you

Sydney Beer Co. advertising a brand new position encouraging people to leave work early

The horticulture and viticulture industries are set to benefit.

Horticulture industry welcomes increase in seasonal workers

They say there aren't enough New Zealanders to do the work.


Construction begins on new Hamilton freight transport hub

It's hoped to boost the area's economy and employment.

Andrew Barnes says our legislation "isn't fit for purpose".

NZ should be first to introduce 4-day working week - employer

Perpetual Guardian has made the four-day week permanent after a successful trial.

A damning review into the culture at Russell McVeagh was released in July.

Russell McVeagh partner being investigated over drunk remarks

They've been "restricted from the workplace" while an investigation is carried out.

Peter Beggs.

Antarctica NZ chief executive's employment not yet terminated

The government agency investigated Peter Beggs' conduct as CEO.

Sylvain Dhennin.

Top UK lawyer forced to pay nanny $36k after firing her for pregnancy

Saesi Muslipah was made redundant four days after announcing her pregnancy.

Watch: Unions are concerned by NZ First's 'dominance' in the Government.

Peters again denies holding up Govt announcement

A few things appear to be a "work in progress".

There are concerns Winston Peters might hijack employment law reform.

Unions worried by NZ First's 'dominance' in Govt

There are concerns Winston Peters might hijack employment law reform.

Blueprints of the proposed cage.

Amazon admits employee cage was a 'bad idea'

The cage was designed to keep employees safe in active workspaces.

Robert Reid speaks to The AM Show

Union worried about Kaitiaia's future after mill layoffs

"Kaitaia needs major manufacturing."

Watch: A report on Rhythm Ahuja.

Company director who underpaid staff is approved as an immigration adviser

A migrant representative says the move is appalling.

Girl in white bra holding one of its straps.

Woman fired for refusing to wear bra to work

She's calling it "sexist" and a "human rights issue".


Employment Minister wants to halve Māori unemployment by 2020

Māori unemployment is currently double the general figure.