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Deck stacked against employers in disputes

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 10:12 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Employers feel the deck is stacked against them when it comes to staff disputes as the cost to business in terms of time and money has increased exponentially in recent years. More >>

Compliance costs hurting business but government oblivious

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 10:10 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

New research commissioned by the Employers and Manufacturers Association shows successive governments are no longer keeping an accurate tally of the cost to business of complying with regulation and the impact new regulations have on productivity. More >>

Fair Pay Agreements no guarantee of productivity and jobs

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:04 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The total concept of Fair Pay Agreements proposed by Government makes no economic sense, says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). More >>

ACC fund for health and safety improvements needs targeting

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 3:00 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The just-announced $22 million ACC fund to support the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) sector in reducing workplace injuries should help. However, it will need careful monitoring and targeting to ensure it brings about the hoped-for benefits, says the ... More >>

New CEO for NZ’s biggest business organisation

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:55 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

A new chief executive officer, Brett O’Riley, will take the reins at the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) in Auckland next month. More >>

Skills shortages hurting employers

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 11:17 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

-- Difficulties in finding staff with suitable skill levels are reaching critical levels for the majority of employers, who identify skills shortages as the major issue facing their businesses, according to the Employers and Manufacturers Association ... More >>

EMA’s CEO Kim Campbell steps down

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:50 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

After leading the EMA since 2011, Mr Campbell has announced he intends to resign as CEO at EMA’s annual general meeting on November 22. More >>

Auckland Police target vehicle crime

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 1:57 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Operation Pencil will see increased Police patrols as a significant operation is launched cracking down on serious and vehicle crime throughout the Auckland City Western Area. More >>

Hold on to fiscal cap

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 1:56 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

With the Government coming under increasing pressure to loosen its self-imposed fiscal cap and borrow to fund the public service in particular, the EMA encourages the Minister of Finance to hold tight to the pledge that has been made. More >>

Employers Want 90-Day Trial Periods to Stay

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:00 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Employers have repeatedly told the EMA that 90-day trial periods are a valuable and useful asset to have when employing staff and they want them to remain. More >>

Employers Urged to Submit on Proposed Changes to Employment

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 10:33 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The EMA is urging business to submit on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill this week before the close off date of March 30. More >>

CPTPP Progresses

Monday, 13 November 2017, 11:38 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation that a deal to keep the Trans-Pacific Partnership alive is good news for the export community, says the EMA. More >>

EMA - Exports Vital for New Zealand Prosperity

Monday, 4 September 2017, 10:39 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Support for TPP11 and the wider trade agenda by the incoming government is crucial for New Zealand now and in the future, says the EMA. More >>

New National Infrastructure Commission right step for NZ

Friday, 1 September 2017, 1:01 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Government’s creation of a National Infrastructure Commission is a significant step in the right direction for delivering major infrastructure projects critical to the social and economic well-being of New Zealand, says the Employers and Manufacturers ... More >>

TPP11 progress is positive

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:31 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation of New Zealand’s mandate to negotiate for the new Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP11) is positive progress says the EMA. More >>

Solid Approach Taken for Business - Corrected Version

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:50 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Solid Approach Taken for Business - Corrected Version Source: EMA -- Today’s Budget 2017 announcement revealed solid steps to support economic growth and maintain surpluses. In his first budget, Finance Minister, Steven Joyce, predicted continuing growth ... More >>

Solid Approach Taken for Business

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:26 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Solid Approach Taken for Business Source: EMA -- Today’s Budget 2017 announcement revealed solid steps to support economic growth and maintain surpluses. More >>

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:05 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists Source: EMA -- The array of finalists in the 2017 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards shows the exporting sector is in good heart. From start up to some of the country’s most well-known companies the ... More >>

Good progress on infrastructure investment

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:59 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s announcement that infrastructure investment is to be boosted by $11billion over the next four years is good news for business, says the EMA More >>

Bold steps needed to progress Better Urban Planning report

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:27 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The release of the Productivity Commission’s report into Better Urban Planning is a good starting point for a much needed national conversation on urban and natural environments. More >>

 

 

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