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Watch: The only baking company that employs people with disabilities.

The Kiwi cookie company giving people with disabilities a chance

The Cookie Project just landed a contract with New World.

Mum's job fair for household chores

'Genius' mum holds job fair for children's household chores

There were application forms, salary negotiations, and even a credit union.

Watch: The Employment Relations Minister says increasing the minimum amount of sick days is not on the Government's agenda.

Kiwi workplaces more stressed and anxious: Time to extend sick days?

The Employment Relations Minister says it's not on the Government's agenda.

Watch: Physiotherapists went on strike last year.

Canterbury pharmacists go on strike

Staff still on the job are being urged to be extra careful with patients' medicines.

The dismissal was found to be unjustified.

Worker fired for leaving early awarded $45,000

The Employment Relations Authority has released its decision.

Watch: Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni defended the number of dropouts in Mana in Mahi.

Government's youth job scheme expanded despite drop-outs

National's Louise Upston said the programme's been a "massive disappointment".

Watch: The Prime Minister said skill shortages  "may in fact hold up our ability to stimulate the economy".

PM insists economy is in 'good shape' despite skill-shortage woes

She's announced a new employment strategy aimed at boosting NZ's workforce.

Animated face and brain activity.

Say goodbye to 9-5: How robots are transforming jobs for the better

What if the perceived threat of technology is an opportunity to be more human?

Jessica Starwald.

Woman fired after missing shift due to miscarriage

She's rejected her former employer's offer of reinstatement.

Watch: Shamubeel Eaqub talks about the economy

One in three Kiwis looking to change jobs - survey

Employers are already noticing staff leaving in droves.

Labour shortages are a big issue for the horticulture industry.

Horticulture worker scheme benefits Pacific Islands by $50 million

There are now calls for the seasonal employment scheme to be expanded.

Watch: George Calombaris was filmed shoving a teenager at a sports match.

MasterChef judge dumped by tourism authority

He's admitted underpaying employees by $8 million.

Watch: Damning survey shows aged care workers are burnt out, understaffed and unable to provide adequate care

Aged care worker reveals the gruelling reality of her job

She says it's time someone stood up for the people who care for the elderly.

A man was sacked for looking after his sick triplets.

UK dad 'sacked on the spot' for taking leave to look after sick kids

The dad has three-year-old triplets, who were born prematurely.

Watch: Shamubeel Eaqub  talks about the economy on The AM Show.

Jobless jump blamed on 'rapidly deteriorating labour market'

An economist is shocked by the massive jump in people on the Jobseeker benefit.

Calling all caretakers.

How you can live your best life working on one of Australia's most stunning islands

Getting paid to live in paradise.

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.