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NZ Defence Force takes top diversity award

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 9:07 am | Diversity Works

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) initiative to tackle harmful sexual behaviour in the workforce has taken out the top award at the 2018 Diversity Awards NZ™. The NZDF has rolled out mandatory Sexual Ethics and Respectful Relating (SERR) training ... More >>

Diversity Works appoints Head of Membership Services

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:09 am | Diversity Works

Mary Haddock-Staniland has been appointed into the role of Head of Membership Services at Diversity Works New Zealand. More >>

Big increase in organisations showcasing diversity

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 4:02 pm | Diversityworks

The number of entries to the Diversity Awards NZ™ has increased by 75 per cent this year, with organisations across New Zealand showcasing more than 90 initiatives designed to increase diversity and inclusion in our workplaces. “The Diversity ... More >>

New board member for Diversity Works New Zealand

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 4:13 pm | Diversity Works

The Equal Employment Opportunities Trust (now operating as Diversity Works New Zealand) has announced the appointment of Fonterra Diversity and Inclusion Manager Susan Doughty to its Board. More >>

Businesses must prepare for the workforce of the future

Friday, 23 March 2018, 11:21 am | Diversity Works

The New Zealand labour market is changing rapidly and businesses are beginning to see the impact of increased migration, the rise of the Millennials and a large cohort of aging workers electing to stay in paid employment for longer. More >>

Diversity Works new Chief Executive announced

Monday, 26 February 2018, 4:30 pm | Diversity Works

“Chairman of Diversity Works, Michael Barnett, confirmed the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Rachel Hopkins. More >>

Entries open for 2018 Diversity Awards NZ

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:01 pm | Diversity Works

It’s time to celebrate the New Zealand organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. More >>

Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 3:31 pm | Diversity Works

PRESS RELEASE: Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses Allegations of staff members engaging in sexually inappropriate behaviour at one of New Zealand’s top law firms further demonstrate why every employer needs robust procedures and ... More >>

Human Rights Commission risks ‘no confidence vote’

Monday, 12 February 2018, 9:45 am | Diversity Works

Businesses and the public will lack confidence in the Human Rights Commission unless it demonstrates it has policies and procedures in place to adequately deal with harassment within its own organisation, says Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev ... More >>

Work life balance a challenge for NZ businesses

Monday, 15 January 2018, 3:38 pm | Diversity Works

Kiwi workers who have enjoyed the traditional New Zealand summer break at the start of the year should be heading back to their jobs this month feeling rested, refreshed and ready to face the next 12 months. But their challenge, research shows, will be ... More >>

New Zealand businesses overlooking skills shortfall

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 3:09 pm | Diversity Works

Lack of awareness around the literacy and numeracy needs of their staff could be preventing New Zealand businesses maximising their productivity and profit. More >>

Diversity Works NZ Chief Executive Honoured in Global Top 50

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:57 pm | Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie has been named as one of the world’s Top 50 Diversity Professionals in the 2017 Global Diversity List released today. More >>

New Zealand Businesses Value Aging Workers

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:28 am | Diversity Works

More than half of New Zealand employers value the experience of their workers over the age of 55, according to new research. More >>

Lack of women in leadership contributes to ‘leaky pipeline’

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 2:13 pm | Diversity Works

New research shows a fifth of our organisations have leadership teams that are more than 75 per cent male, and it’s impacting their ability to retain their talented female staff, says Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. More >>

Diversity Works NZ Announces New Board Members

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 10:31 am | Diversity Works

The Equal Employment Opportunities Trust (now operating as Diversity Works New Zealand) has announced the appointment of three new private sector trustees to its Board. More >>

Discriminatory comments ‘disappointing’

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1:43 pm | Diversity Works

Comments from a Waikato university lecturer implying employers should not hire Muslim workers because they stop to pray five times a day are disappointing, says Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. More >>

Tourism Operator Real Journey Wins Diversity Award

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:58 am | Diversity Works

Tourism operator Real Journey’s training initiative utilising the experience of its aging workers to provide exceptional learning opportunities for young people in the Otago and Southland regions has tonight won the top prize at the 20th Diversity ... More >>

Making diversity data public will boost NZ businesses

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 3:05 pm | Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand has welcomed news that 44 of New Zealand’s leading companies have committed to reporting on gender and ethnicity representation within their workforces and across their boards. More >>

Bullying and harassment an issue in a third of NZ workplaces

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:07 pm | Diversity Works

Bullying and harassment are rated as important issues in more than a third of New Zealand workplaces, according to recent research. More >>

Big business focus on diversity good for economy

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:28 pm | Diversity Works

A focus on diversity at the top of New Zealand’s publicly listed companies will ensure more effective governance and have a positive impact on our economy, says a governance expert. More >>

 

 

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