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Employment And Earnings of Migrants in New Zealand

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 11:45 am | Department Of Labour

New Department of Labour research out today looks at the success of migrants in the job market in New Zealand three years after they gain permanent residence. More >>

Fall in Skilled Vacancies in April

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 10:45 am | Department Of Labour

MEDIA ReleaSE 16 MAY 2012 Fall in Skilled Vacancies in April: Department Of Labour Jobs Online The Department of Labour’s Jobs Online report shows skilled job vacancies decreased by a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent in April compared to March, while ... More >>

Decrease in Skilled Migrant Category Approvals

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 12:28 pm | Department Of Labour

The March 2012 Migration Trends Key Indicators report has been released today by the Department of Labour. More >>

Workplace injury highlights importance of machine guarding

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 5:09 pm | Department Of Labour

An avoidable injury to a worker has cost forestry and timber processing company Pan Pac Forest Products Limited a fine of $39,000.00 and reparations of $7,500.00 More >>

Company Fined After Employee Loses Sight

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 4:11 pm | Department Of Labour

An Aluminium joinery repair and maintenance contractor was yesterday fined $10,000.00 and ordered to pay reparations of $15,000.00 after a workplace accident caused an employee to lose sight in one eye after just two days in the job. More >>

Update on Implementation of Adventure Activities Regulation

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 11:10 am | Department Of Labour

The Department of Labour is pleased with the response from operators of adventure activities as the first phase of the implementation of the new Adventure Activities Regulations draws to a close. More >>

Risky demolition practices result in fine

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 6:54 pm | Department Of Labour

Owners of Wellington’s Settlement Building were fined $24,000 today after the employees of the demolition contractor they engaged were exposed to asbestos fibres and live electricity while working on the inner city site in January last year. More >>

Research Shows Industry Training Link to More Earnings

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 6:16 pm | Department Of Labour

Research Shows Industry Training Link to More Earnings A Department of Labour study into the earnings benefits of industry training shows that, on average, trainees who gained level 2 to 5 qualifications earned more as a result. The research, Labour ... More >>

Recognised Seasonal Employer workers share songs of worship

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 3:20 pm | Department Of Labour

Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers from Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu were among Christian choirs that participated in an annual - Many People, Many Songs celebration at Nelson Cathedral in New Zealand’s upper South Island. More >>

Vanuatu celebrates five years of RSE participation

Monday, 23 April 2012, 8:57 am | Department Of Labour

New Zealand's Department of Labour has congratulated the Vanuatu Government on reaching its fifth year of participation in New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme. More >>

Steady Growth in Online Skilled Vacancies in March

Wednesday, 18 April 2012, 10:08 am | Department Of Labour

18 april 2012 Steady Growth in Online Skilled Vacancies in March Skilled job vacancies advertised online had a steady growth in March after a strong increase in February, according to the latest Jobs Online . The Department of Labour’s Jobs Online report ... More >>

Research Shows Skilled Migrants Points System Working Well

Tuesday, 17 April 2012, 10:24 am | Department Of Labour

New research by the Department of Labour has found the Skilled Migrant Category is generally working well, with 94 percent of skilled migrants in jobs three years after migrating, and earning on average $30 an hour. More >>

Company Fined for Unsafely Storing Hazardous Substance

Friday, 13 April 2012, 3:52 pm | Department Of Labour

A company that purchases and stores chemical waste products has today been fined $10,000 for failing to safely store a hazardous substance. More >>

Regional Breakdown of Shops Found To Be Open Over Easter

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 1:15 pm | Department Of Labour

The Department of Labour visited 64 shops around the country over the Easter weekend. Visits were carried out on the basis of complaints received, those warned or prosecuted last year, and those overtly advertising that they would open. More >>

19 Shops Found To Be Open On Easter Sunday

Sunday, 8 April 2012, 6:30 pm | Department Of Labour

The Department of Labour visited 26 shops around the country today as part of their role supporting the shop trading laws on Easter Sunday. More >>

22 Shops Found to Be Open on Good Friday

Friday, 6 April 2012, 9:39 pm | Department Of Labour

MEDIA STATEMENT 6 April 2011 22 Shops Found to Be Open on Good Friday The Department of Labour visited 38 shops around the country today as part of their role supporting the shop trading laws on Good Friday. The Shop Trading Hours Act Repeal Act 1990 ... More >>

Guidance for Operators on Adventure Activities Regulations

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 3:43 pm | Department Of Labour

A new guidance document has been released today providing detailed information on the Adventure Activities Regulations which came in to force last year. More >>

Closer Regulation of Underground Coal Mining

Monday, 2 April 2012, 9:06 am | Department Of Labour

MEDIA RELEASE 2 APRIL 2012 Department of Labour Advocates Closer Regulation of Underground Coal Mining More >>

Easter Trading Restrictions

Monday, 26 March 2012, 3:57 pm | Department Of Labour

Easter Trading Restrictions With less than three weeks until Easter, the Department of Labour is reminding retailers that they must shut their doors for two days over the holiday period. The Shop Trading Hours Repeal Act 1990 requires shops to close ... More >>

Pacific Workers’ Injury Rate High

Friday, 23 March 2012, 10:04 am | Department Of Labour

MEDIA ReleaSE 23 March 2012 Pacific Workers’ Injury Rate High in the Manufacturing Sector: New Research New research released by the Department of Labour highlights the need to improve health and safety training for Pacific workers in the manufacturing ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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