Employment

01:53
The Industry Training Federation says New Zealand is crying out for more apprentices.

'There's more than one way to launch a career' – new push to get young Kiwis into apprentice schemes

The Industry Training Federation says New Zealand is crying out for more apprentices.

03:33
Maiki Sherman was with Ngati Ruanui when the news came through that the controversial mining application had been accepted.

'My family is here today and here tomorrow' - local iwi oppose $1.1 billion mining project off Taranaki coast

A bid to dredge the coast for the next 35 years has been secured by a mining company.

02:09
A risk expert says pressures on the vulnerable can push people towards extreme behaviour.

Whangarei shooting tragedy highlights risks to workers of visiting marginalised people in their homes

A risk expert says pressures on the vulnerable can push people towards extreme behaviour.

03:56
Feed The Need wants to get unemployed teens into work - to help others in tough situations.

South Auckland charity feeding hungry kids and giving unemployed youth a job

Feed The Need recognise many young people just need the right help.

05:16
Teachers and principals are grappling with housing costs in our biggest city.

'It's in crisis' - principal desperate as housing costs force teachers to leave Auckland

Teachers and principals are grappling with housing costs in our biggest city.

02:14
The Minister for Women is calling for more transparency when it comes to pay packets for male and female staff.

'I find it appalling' – gender pay gap in New Zealand averages 12 per cent

The Minister for Women is calling for more transparency when it comes to pay packets for male and female staff.

01:18
Health and wellness advocate Makaia Carr says work/life balance is slowly slipping more towards work.

'A little bit scary' - Kiwis finding it hard to switch off devices while taking time off work

Health advocate Makaia Carr is alarmed New Zealanders find it hard to put work fully aside.

The Warehouse

The Warehouse to offer 1000 unemployed young Kiwis a foot on the job ladder

They will get experience in customer service, communications and stock management.

Documents obtained under the OIA show examples of inappropriate and criminal behaviour by people on the seasonal worker scheme.

Government launches $50 million employment initiative aimed towards at-risk youth

The initiative is funded from Budget 2017 and will be delivered as part of the Regional Growth Programme.

Documents obtained under the OIA show examples of inappropriate and criminal behaviour by people on the seasonal worker scheme.

Migrant worker exploitation 'name and shame' list released by Government

Fifty three employers have been put on a blacklist in just three months for exploiting migrant workers.

04:26
A recent survey revealed New Zealand is the second-worst country for workplace bullying.

Workplace bullying causes some Kiwis to suffer mental health issues

Just under a decade ago, New Zealand was ranked as having the second-worst rate of workplace bullying in the world.

04:31
Nearly 90,000 of our young people are either out of work or in no education.

'I don't want to waste it' - local Wellington council scheme aims to slash high youth unemployment rate

Nearly 90,000 of our young people are either out of work or in no education.

02:03
Early childhood teachers can be paid as much as $9000 per year less than kindergarten teachers.

'Really tough to make ends meet' - those teaching our littlest children say they deserve a big pay rise

Early childhood teachers can be paid as much as $9000 per year less than kindy teachers.

01:53

'We are the meat in the sandwich' – pay equity deal blamed for rise in rest home fees

Around 11,000 older New Zealanders will be paying almost $400 extra a month.

01:47
A recruitment drive aims to get more ex-criminals into jobs.

Corrections push to get ex-criminals into the workforce a 'second chance' for some

Corrections boss Ray Smith says "as long as they own their actions" they deserve a shot.

01:47
Two unions say women who work in the sector are being paid far less than counterparts in similar jobs.

'It's so overwhelming' – mental health care staff latest to file equal pay claim

Two unions today lodged a case with the Employment Relations Tribunal.

02:12
The oyster industry in the far south is desperate to know how a potentially devastating parasite ended up in their waters.

Stewart Island oyster farmers 'don't know what the future holds' as cull of diseased stock begins

Thousands of tonnes of oysters are being disposed of to try to stop the spread.

01:56
A shortage of scaffolders means some building projects are taking longer to complete.

Labour shortage sees Kiwi scaffolding firm offering jobs to students before they've finished qualifications

More than 60,000 people are needed by the construction industry over the next five years.

Police (file picture).

Woman dies in workplace accident near Christchurch

The name of the workplace has not yet been revealed.

01:51
Autism New Zealand is asking for more government funding so it can have more impact nationwide.

Employment programme changing lives of Kiwis with Autism

Autism New Zealand is asking for more government funding so it can have more impact nationwide.

00:50
Dunedin city councillor Jim O’Malley, who organised the bid, says $20 million is needed to save the factory.

Close to $1.8 million raised to keep the doors of Dunedin's Cadbury Factory open

Jim O'Malley is the architect behind the bid and he's trying to raise $20 million to stop the factory closing for good.

02:06
Phil Goff

Auckland Council votes in favour of living wage for staff

More than 2000 staff across council and its organisations are set to receive the hourly wage of $20.20.

02:07
Applicants were offered a free holiday and an opportunity to meet with employers as Wellington searches for the world's best talent.

Wellington engages in bribery to entice tech experts to the capital

Wellington is searching for the world's best talent.

ACC workers could lose their jobs if not willing to move in call centre relocation

The government agency moving 87 jobs to Hamilton and Dunedin.

02:29

Should New Zealanders start tipping in restaurants?

You can't escape it in the US, but Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett is keen on it becoming more common here.

03:47
Dave tells Hadyn Jones what it's like to be on the receiving end of calls from 
customers.

Confessions of a call centre operator - threats, tears, and who gets their calls answered first

'Dave' says he's had all sorts of people threaten all sorts of things to him over his many years in a call centre.

03:38
The family behind Kia Ora Honey say they want to help others in the struggling region.

'Get out there and do it!' says 2017 Young Maori Business Leader as whanau's manuka honey business thrives

This whanau in job-scarce Northland have created their own employment from humble beginnings.

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