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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 >>

Bias a big issue for Kiwi organisations

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 5:02 pm | Diversity Works

Bias is a growing concern for New Zealand businesses trying to increase diversity and inclusion in their workplace, according to new research. More >>

Three new trends in workplace wellbeing

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:44 pm | Diversity Works

Measurability, personalisation and a multi-faceted approach are some of the new trends for companies addressing workplace wellness, says expert Louise Thompson. More >>

Practical solutions to the gender pay gap

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:36 pm | Diversity Works

With research showing the gender pay gap has not moved in the past decade, it’s time businesses and other organisations stepped up to rectify this inequality, says Diversity Works New Zealand chief executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. More >>

Diversity Award a big boost for New Zealand businesses

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 5:41 pm | Diversity Works

Recognition at the Diversity Awards NZ has helped two innovative local companies make an even bigger impact with their initiatives designed to create an inclusive workplace for New Zealanders. More >>

Integrated approach needed to eliminate gender pay gap

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 1:01 pm | Diversity Works

Reducing the gender pay gap in New Zealand requires an integrated approach, and the Government and business community will need to rely on a variety of strategies, says Diversity Works NZ Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. More >>

Entries open for Diversity Awards NZ 2017

Monday, 27 February 2017, 2:46 pm | Diversity Works

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

 

 

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