Employment

7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
1st Jul 20, 10:47am
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
1st Jul 20, 10:47am
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
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29th May 20, 12:36pm
National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
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National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
29th May 20, 12:36pm
28th May 20, 8:33am
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
28th May 20, 8:33am
22nd May 20, 1:09pm
Few new people went on Jobseeker Support last week compared to previous weeks; The number has still increased by 30% or 43,426 people from two months ago
Few new people went on Jobseeker Support last week compared to previous weeks; The number has still increased by 30% or 43,426 people from two months ago
22nd May 20, 1:09pm
20th May 20, 3:39pm
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
20th May 20, 3:39pm
15th May 20, 5:06pm
More young, white, middle-class people become beneficiaries, as 2,422 more people received Jobseeker Support last week
More young, white, middle-class people become beneficiaries, as 2,422 more people received Jobseeker Support last week
15th May 20, 5:06pm
13th May 20, 1:01pm
Jacinda Ardern hints at what's to come in Budget 2020, saying it will prioritise supporting people to stay in their current jobs or move to new ones
Jacinda Ardern hints at what's to come in Budget 2020, saying it will prioritise supporting people to stay in their current jobs or move to new ones
13th May 20, 1:01pm
7th May 20, 3:22pm
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
7th May 20, 3:22pm
6th May 20, 1:50pm
David Hargreaves says the Government now needs to trust the people and let the economy be opened up again otherwise the unseen costs could be very high
David Hargreaves says the Government now needs to trust the people and let the economy be opened up again otherwise the unseen costs could be very high
6th May 20, 1:50pm
6th May 20, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment edged up to 4.2% at the end of the March quarter from 4% previously
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment edged up to 4.2% at the end of the March quarter from 4% previously
6th May 20, 11:01am
24th Apr 20, 1:11pm
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 20% in a month; Only 0.17% of wage subsidy payments found to have ended up in the wrong hands
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 20% in a month; Only 0.17% of wage subsidy payments found to have ended up in the wrong hands
24th Apr 20, 1:11pm
17th Apr 20, 3:51pm
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 16% in a month; Rise dampened for now by Wage Subsidy supporting 60% of workforce
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 16% in a month; Rise dampened for now by Wage Subsidy supporting 60% of workforce
17th Apr 20, 3:51pm
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9th Apr 20, 12:43pm
Jobseeker Support up 15% year-on-year in March, food grants issued jumps 54% and KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals rise 14%
[Updated]
Jobseeker Support up 15% year-on-year in March, food grants issued jumps 54% and KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals rise 14%
9th Apr 20, 12:43pm
9th Apr 20, 10:17am
One of the country's largest retailers has provided details of how much of the $6.6 billion Government wage subsidy it has received and where it has gone
One of the country's largest retailers has provided details of how much of the $6.6 billion Government wage subsidy it has received and where it has gone
9th Apr 20, 10:17am

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