Days to the General Election: 23
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Employment

23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
9th Sep 20, 4:27pm
The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
9th Sep 20, 4:27pm
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21st Aug 20, 11:17am
Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
21st Aug 20, 11:17am
20th Aug 20, 9:58am
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
20th Aug 20, 9:58am
15th Aug 20, 9:59am
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PSA National Secretary Erin Polaczuk calls for a commitment to universal basic services for all New Zealanders via the Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment
PSA National Secretary Erin Polaczuk calls for a commitment to universal basic services for all New Zealanders via the Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment
15th Aug 20, 9:59am
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
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8th Aug 20, 1:53pm
Labour launches campaign with $311m commitment to expand subsidy paid to businesses that employ people at risk of long-term unemployment
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Labour launches campaign with $311m commitment to expand subsidy paid to businesses that employ people at risk of long-term unemployment
8th Aug 20, 1:53pm
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
30th Jul 20, 5:00am
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
30th Jul 20, 5:00am
29th Jul 20, 9:40am
National pledges to allow those who lose their jobs in the wake of Covid-19 to access up to $20,000 of their KiwiSaver funds to start a business 
National pledges to allow those who lose their jobs in the wake of Covid-19 to access up to $20,000 of their KiwiSaver funds to start a business 
29th Jul 20, 9:40am
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Industrial Relations
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Industrial Relations
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
24th Jul 20, 10:00am
Policy Director and Economist for the Council of Trade Unions Andrea Black on five things that would make a difference in the lives of our essential workers
Policy Director and Economist for the Council of Trade Unions Andrea Black on five things that would make a difference in the lives of our essential workers
24th Jul 20, 10:00am
Days to the General Election: 23
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