NZ jobless rate falls to 4.9% in March quarter, participation rate rises to record

Wed 3 May 3

The unemployment rate fell to 4.9% in the three months ended March 31 from 5.2% in the December quarter.

$11b infrastructure plan boosts laggards Fletcher Building and MetroGlass

Mon 1 May

Joining a key Australian index boosts Chorus.

NZ Politics Daily: major victory for low-paid workers

Thu 20 Apr 9

Yesterday’s historic pay agreement for care and support workers is a massive victory for the low-paid, and indicates the unusual political times we live in.

Woodhouse unveils 'Kiwis first' immigration policy with new work visa rules

Wed 19 Apr 18

New Zealand plans to categorise high- and low-skilled temporary work visas depending on how much a person earns.

$2b pay equity package for aged care workers confirmed

Tue 18 Apr 10

UPDATED: Aged care costs may climb, no specific trade-off in tax cuts, English says.

Google Hire sneaking up on Seek, TradeMe Jobs

Tue 18 Apr 2

No launch date yet for Google online recruitment tool.


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