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Dunedin business penalised nearly $54K

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:52 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Groceryking.co.nz (2016) Limited, trading as Grocery King, in Dunedin, to pay $44,750 in penalties for 40 employment breaches and attempting to deceive the Labour Inspectorate. Director, Quing (Jade) ... More >>

Ezispeak to provide telephone interpreting services

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A new supplier will soon be offering telephone interpreting services across the public sector, replacing Language Line, which closes when funding finishes on 30 September 2019. More >>

Employment to grow by 39,400 workers per annum to 2028

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:06 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released the Medium to Long-Term Employment Outlook: Looking ahead to 2028 . More >>

Consultation opens on draft Minerals and Petroleum Resources

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12:53 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A draft Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy which seeks to support the transition to low emissions future, while building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy has been released for public consultation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Unlicensed immigration adviser pleads not guilty to offences

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 11:35 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Peter Woodberg has been charged with 13 offences by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) for knowingly providing immigration advice without being licensed or exempt. The alleged offending included advising clients to mislead New Zealand authorities. More >>

More consumers consider worker rights before buying

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:45 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

More people are choosing which businesses to buy from, based on how they treat their workers. “These findings show it’s more important than ever for businesses to comply with minimum employment standards and have assurance systems in place, to ... More >>

Wellington man fined for paying trainee to carry out work

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:50 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A business owner has been prosecuted and fined $10,800 plus costs in Wellington District Court for permitting an unsupervised trainee electrician to carry out prescribed electrical work for homeowners who purchased Groupon vouchers for the work. More >>

External review of Operation Exploration released

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today released an external review into how the non-interference provisions of the Crown Minerals Act are effected. More >>

Find your mark with Trade Mark Check

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:57 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A world-first new tool is now available that you can use to identify in one click if a trade mark image, logo or word is unique or not. More >>

Consultation opens on review of KiwiSaver default funds

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:42 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Treasury are consulting on options to ensure New Zealanders enrolled in KiwiSaver default funds make the most of their investment. More >>

Proposed changes to building laws

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published a summary of the submissions received on the biggest proposed changes to building laws since 2004. More >>

Proposed changes to the Building Code, consultation open

Monday, 5 August 2019, 10:17 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Consultation has opened on proposed changes to the Building Code, which will focus on improving the long term resilience of buildings in areas with liquefaction-prone ground. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) consults on the ... More >>

Jobs Online June 2019 results issued and notice of changes

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 3:41 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Online job advertisements decreased by 0.6 per cent in the June 2019 quarter, compared to the March 2019 quarter’s 0.1 per cent increase. Among the nine industry groups, for the quarter, the decrease was across all industries except for the Primary and ... More >>

Labour Inspectorate challenges Subway franchise

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 11:36 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Healthtop Limited trading as Subway Dargaville, to pay nearly $10,000 in penalties and costs for breaches of the Holidays Act, and failure to comply with a Labour Inspectorate improvement notice. More >>

RSE scheme boosting employment in the regions

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 4:36 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest survey of employers in the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme has found that almost half (45 per cent) have expanded their business as a result of employing workers from the Pacific. More >>

Government agency fleet CO2 emissions falling

Monday, 15 July 2019, 2:01 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The first update of the Fleet Emissions Dashboard shows average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for each government agency’s fleet of light vehicles have decreased between April and July this year. More >>

First unlicensed builder prosecution under the Crimes Act

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:51 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

For the first time since the introduction of the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) scheme, an unlicensed builder has been prosecuted by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment under the Crimes Act 1961. Mosgiel man Rodney James Day ... More >>

Mobil systems fail to address illegal docking of worker pay

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:40 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered a South Auckland petrol station, Mittal and Son Limited (MSL), trading as Mobil Porchester Road, to pay $20,000 for breaches, likened to the workers having to pay a premium to keep their jobs. More >>

Building national pride and celebrating Kiwi culture

Monday, 1 July 2019, 11:17 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Expressions of Interest for the new look Major Events Fund are being welcomed from today, 1 July 2019. The Fund has a new direction that will see it prioritise events that build national pride and celebrate New Zealand culture, as well as having a ... More >>

Incorporated Societies Bill closer to introduction

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:38 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Government has agreed to update legislation that applies to the more than 23,000 incorporated societies that operate in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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