wages

7 Feb 19, 11:01am
Large September quarter drop in unemployment rate unwinds in December quarter a tad more than expected; Wages rise 1.9% over the year 
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1 Feb 19, 8:00am
Westpac's Simon Power explains why the bank is extending the Living Wage to key contractors, challenges other big businesses to consider paying the Living Wage
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31 Jan 19, 10:08am
Jim Bolger chaired group details a proposed fair pay agreements system in report to Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway
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28 Jan 19, 10:19am
Edmund Phelps says the silence of economists on the underlying causes of the political ructions and what can be done to restore economic vigour has been deafening, evidence of a refusal to acknowledge the need for change
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15 Jan 19, 1:09pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says unless 2019 includes widespread and significant wage gains, he doesn’t expect much big-picture improvement this year
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19 Dec 18, 12:03pm
Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
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13 Dec 18, 9:46am
Peter Dunne says nobody wants to see a return to the once-common pattern of industrial disputes
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7 Dec 18, 10:08am
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on hope, poverty, family violence, fixing a broken welfare system, reducing inequality through tax reform, virtual mechanics, what great people social workers are and more
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5 Dec 18, 12:20pm
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson argues globalization is slowly reversing meaning politicians should try to minimize the pain instead of adding to it
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30 Nov 18, 9:33am
DCReport's David Cay Johnston says US President Donald Trump's reaction to GM layoffs shows he doesn’t get automakers, technology or his own new tax law
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14 Nov 18, 11:06am
Patrick Watson suggests future historians will say the 2008–2009 crisis marked 'peak globalization' and we're now heading down the other side of the mountain
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7 Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
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18 Sep 18, 10:03am
Economists note that economic growth slower than the central bank is predicting would see growing speculation of future interest rate cuts - but higher growth figures would curtail such speculation
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23 Aug 18, 9:28am
DC Report's David Cay Johnston probes President Trump's claims US wages are rising, concluding they're not except for those who were already making more than $1 million a year
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12 Aug 18, 3:44pm
Confidence in the economy is wavering, and there are at least five key reasons, most related to some big public policy changes, and how households have reacted to the consequences
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1 Aug 18, 11:15am
Figures from Stats NZ show unemployment is up slightly, but overall wage inflation has seen a sizeable boost
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27 Jul 18, 10:02am
Motu research analysts on starting trade wars, football, hitting a plateau in life expectancy and sports records, various office squabbles, physics envy, questions about the value of teaching, and their favourite playground for data visualisation
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12 Jul 18, 12:13pm
ASB is expecting the hikes to the minimum wage, wide fair pay agreements and collective bargaining will see the end of years of sluggish wage growth
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16 Jun 18, 9:35am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
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7 Jun 18, 8:22am
Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
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