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Company to pay $6000 for poor employment record

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:37 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A construction company in Auckland has been penalised $6000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found breaches of record keeping. More >>

Job advertisements rise slightly in September 2017

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:35 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements remained steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in September 2017 and 9.6 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

Consistent seismic assessment of existing buildings

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:02 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Leading practitioners from the engineering profession will host four Training Seminars during October, to promote increased consistency of seismic assessments of existing buildings throughout New Zealand. More >>

Unlicensed builder to pay $13,200 for false licence claims

Monday, 9 October 2017, 11:58 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An unlicensed Christchurch builder has been ordered to pay $10,000 in penalties and $3,200 in reparations in the Christchurch District Court for claiming to be a licensed building practitioner (LBP) on a number of occasions. More >>

Reduced hydroelectric output but continued supply

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 12:32 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Lower rainfall in the South Island led to well below average inflows to southern hydro lakes, and a reduction in hydro generation in the June 2017 quarter, according to the New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Suspension of Fuji Xerox From All-of-Government Contract

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fuji Xerox New Zealand (FXNZ) has been formally suspended from one All-of-Government contract and terminated from another. More >>

Update of repairs to Marsden Point pipeline

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 2:36 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Significant progress has been made to restore fuel supply to Auckland Airport, with the welds on the Marsden Point pipeline successfully passing final inspection, says Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain. More >>

Public sector travel returns to business as usual

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 7:18 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain has announced that travel restrictions for public sector workers have now been lifted. More >>

Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:34 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Page Corner Café that operated in Kingsland, Auckland must pay $30,405 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a series of breaches of two migrant workers’ basic employment rights. More >>

Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:26 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The numbers of online job advertisements were steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in August 2017 and 10.0 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

2 Cheap Cars to pay over $320,000 for employment breaches

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 1:19 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Second hand car dealer 2 Cheap Cars Limited has been ordered to pay a $70,000 penalty, and is estimated to be liable for upwards of $250,000 in arrears, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Failing to lodge bonds costs landlord $38,713.76

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:00 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Invercargill landlord has been ordered to pay a total of $38,713.76 in exemplary damages and costs for failing to lodge bonds. More >>

Fuji Xerox All-of-Government contracts suspension continues

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 2:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fuji Xerox New Zealand (FXNZ) has agreed to a continuation of the voluntary suspension from all current All-of-Government contracts. More >>

Return to IT Pilot Encourages Women into Tech

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for Women today launched a pilot to attract more women back into the technology sector. More >>

Electrical worker and employer fined for unauthorised work

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 1:35 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Unauthorised prescribed electrical work carried out in a kindergarten has seen a total of $20,750 fines given to a Palmerston North building company and one of its employees. More >>

Woman admits to providing illegal immigration advice

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 12:39 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland woman of Tongan nationality has pleaded guilty to 14 charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) for illegally providing New Zealand immigration advice. More >>

Job advertisements remain steady in July

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 10:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements was steady in the month to July 2017, with a 9.2 per cent increase over the year according to the All Vacancies Index in the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

Unlicensed builder fined $2,000

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 10:41 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A New Plymouth builder has been fined $2,000 plus court costs for carrying out restricted building work without a building consent, and without being licensed to do so. More >>

Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people being directors

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:04 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Registrar of Companies prohibited 38 people from being directors of limited liability companies in the 2016/17 financial year. More >>

$1,500 fine for failing to install smoke alarms

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:24 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland boarding house operator has been fined $1,500 by the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to meet mandatory smoke alarm requirements after a box of unused smoke alarms was found under a Titirangi boarding house following a fire. The landlord ... More >>

 

 

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