NZIER principal economist Christina Leung said skilled labour shortages remain “acute” in some areas

Election nerves affect business mood

Tue 3 Oct

Firms are a bit jittery about the economic outlook – but not about their own prospects.

The International Organisation of Employers secretary-general Linda Kromjong says businesses must keep up with rapidly-changing work

New Zealand needs flexible labour migration – international expert

Tue 26 Sep 5

International Organisation of Employers secretary-general Linda Kromjong says it’s hard to imagine how drastically jobs will change in just five years.

BNZ senior economist Craig Ebert said growth was "relatively rapid now"

Manufacturing gains in August, production and employment improve

Fri 15 Sep

 "The regional impetus has become much more uniform," says economist Craig Ebert.

Workers protesting Talley's, Affco's parent company

Locked out meat workers: employees?

Thu 14 Sep

Capital Letter: Why the Supreme Court backed lower court’s ruling on Meatworkers Union dispute with Affco.

BNZ currency strategist Jason Wong said "The labour market reports weren't actually that bad"

Kiwi stays on the back foot after weak employment figures

Thu 3 Aug

Employment shrank 0.2% in the June quarter, surprising economists who had been anticipating a seventh straight quarter of expansion

Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman reckons "the weaker employment figures stood out"

Stalled jobs growth surprises investors, adds to RBNZ case for keeping rates low

Wed 2 Aug 2

Investors latched on to the negative figures in the data dump.


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