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Education the best prevention - Knowles

Monday, 16 October 2000, 3:11 pm | Employers Federation

Education is the best prevention against sexual harassment in the workplace, says Employers' Federation chief executive Anne Knowles. More >>

Employers Federation Political Update – 12 October

Thursday, 12 October 2000, 5:28 pm | Employers Federation

The Government's super policy basically maintains a pay-as-you-go approach while smoothing revenue requirements. Governments will not be able to raid the superannuation fund for other purposes but may reduce payments going into the fund during economic ... More >>

Political Update Thur 5 Oct 2000 (No. 35/00)

Thursday, 5 October 2000, 4:51 pm | Employers Federation

The sharemarket had one of its worst days in years as a new low was reached in afternoon trading on the back of a two year low yesterday. The NZSE shed another two percentage points with Telecom suffering the worst of the major companies, losing over five ... More >>

Political Update Fri 29 Sept 2000 (No. 34/00)

Monday, 2 October 2000, 9:32 am | Employers Federation

Export rise cutting into trade deficit A 15% jump in exports in the June year raises hopes NZ's 6-year trade deficit may become a surplus in the future. Annual exports topped $26 billion for the first time. The June year rise was the biggest annual ... More >>

Employers Receive Information, Advice

Monday, 2 October 2000, 12:49 am | Employers Federation

Employers' Federation President Robyn Leeming says it will take time before employers are up to speed with the Employment Relations Act. More >>

Employers Federation Political Update - 29 Sept

Sunday, 1 October 2000, 11:34 pm | Employers Federation

A 15% jump in exports in the June year raises hopes NZ's 6-year trade deficit may become a surplus in the future. Annual exports topped $26 billion for the first time. The June year rise was the biggest annual increase in exports for 8 years. More >>

NZ Employers Federation Signs Deal With Seek.co.nz

Wednesday, 13 September 2000, 11:45 am | Employers Federation

The New Zealand Employers Federation (NZEF) today announced that leading online recruitment company, Seek.co.nz, will power its members' job centres nationwide. More >>

Views Sought On Interim Code Of Good Faith

Tuesday, 5 September 2000, 3:58 pm | Employers Federation

The group working on a code of good faith for the Employment Relations Act will make its consultation document available by the end of the week. More >>

POLITICAL UPDATE Friday 1 Sept 2000 (No. 33/00)

Saturday, 2 September 2000, 5:20 pm | Employers Federation

BNZ senior economist Geoffrey Mason says Treasury's prediction at Budget time of a surplus of just over $1 billion after a $36 billion tax take may now not eventuate - he says the last two quarters of negative growth have led to a slip in GST returns ... More >>

Play The Ball, Not The Man - Employers' Federation

Friday, 25 August 2000, 1:11 pm | Employers Federation

NZ Employers' Federation President Robyn Leeming says it's absurd for the Finance Minister to claim that the slide in the Kiwi dollar is due to business organisations scaring off overseas investment. More >>

Employers Chief Urges Restraint

Wednesday, 16 August 2000, 4:18 pm | Employers Federation

The Reserve Bank has given organised labour the benefit of the doubt in leaving the official cash rate unchanged today, says NZ Employers' Federation chief executive Anne Knowles. More >>

Complicated Employment Rules

Tuesday, 1 August 2000, 3:35 pm | Employers Federation

NZ Employers' Federation chief executive Anne Knowles says employers face a range of new problems as a result of the Employment Relations Bill which returned to Parliament today. More >>

Govt has chance to bolster employers' confidence

Tuesday, 18 July 2000, 10:18 am | Employers Federation

The drop in business confidence signalled by the NZIER's latest quarterly survey could be repaired by a few strategic changes to the Employment Relations Bill, says Employers' Federation chief executive Anne Knowles. More >>

Union Fiji Trade Ban Unlawful - Anne Knowles

Tuesday, 20 June 2000, 1:51 pm | Employers Federation

NZ Employers' Federation Chief Executive Anne Knowles says the CTU's trade ban against Fiji is a downright boycott of dealing with product and as such, is unlawful. More >>

Budget dislocated from economic growth

Thursday, 15 June 2000, 5:53 pm | Employers Federation

The NZ Employers' Federation says today's Budget seems dislocated from the issue of economic growth. More >>

Business Uncertainty Has Its Economic Consequences

Tuesday, 30 May 2000, 6:22 pm | Employers Federation

In addressing the Select Committee hearing submissions on the Employment Relations Bill David Moloney, President of the New Zealand Manufacturers Federation, warned that continued uncertainty over the ramifications of the Employment Relations Bill ... More >>

Business Confidence &The Employment Relations Bill

Wednesday, 24 May 2000, 9:19 am | Employers Federation

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is my great pleasure to welcome you here as President of the NZ Employers' Federation. The Federation represents over 12,500 individual companies, which are direct members of its four regional employers' organisations and a further ... More >>

Problems ahead with good faith bargaining

Monday, 22 May 2000, 9:03 am | Employers Federation

A Canadian labour law specialist currently visiting New Zealand says problems lie ahead in regulating good faith bargaining, a major feature of the Employment Relations Bill. More >>

Employers' Conference Features New Law

Friday, 19 May 2000, 12:59 am | Employers Federation

Media are invited to the NZ Employers' Federation annual conference on May 24 at the Wellington stadium. Set to be the liveliest for some years, the conference will focus on the New employment landscape that will come about once the new Employment ... More >>

ECA claim not supported by the facts - Knowles

Wednesday, 17 May 2000, 12:35 am | Employers Federation

The facts do not support the claim that joblessness rose under the Employment Contracts Act, says Employers' Federation chief executive Anne Knowles. More >>

   

 

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