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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 >>

Fishing company to pay $122,252 for breaches in NZ Waters

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:09 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Japanese fishing company must pay $122,252 for breaching employment law while in New Zealand’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Action against two builders’ breaches

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 1:35 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two significant decisions have been handed down by the Building Practitioners Board to two carpentry licensed building practitioners (LBPs) for serious breaches of their trade. Their negligent and incompetent practice saw one builder’s licence cancelled, ... More >>

Voluntary Suspension of Fuji Xerox NZ from AoG Contracts

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:07 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

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

Job advertisements remain steady in June

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Growth in online job advertisements was steady at 0.5 per cent in June and 10.6 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

Operation finds half of kiwifruit contractors in breach

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 10:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Labour Inspectorate operation targeting the kiwifruit industry in Bay of Plenty has found the majority of labour hire contractors are breaching their obligations as employers. More >>

Hamilton car companies to pay $65,000 in penalties

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 2:10 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two car companies in Hamilton have been ordered to pay $65,000 in penalties by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Indian restaurant to pay $13,865.21 for employment breaches

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:53 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Indian restaurant in Timaru must pay $13,865.21 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a string of breaches concerning three migrant workers. More >>

   

 

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