Latest Workplace Relations and Safety News

Tasmania needs industrial manslaughter laws 28 April 2024
Health and safety consensus is dead, and WorkSafe cuts are burying it
Shadow Cabinet reflects Labor’s strong focus on jobs 16 April 2024
Speech to Auckland Business Chamber
Minimum wage set for cautious increase
The Government must ban engineered stone to protect workers’ health
Availability of 90-day trials extended
Milestone reached on repeal of Fair Pay Agreements legislation
First step to flexible labour market
Extending 90-day trial periods to all employers
WorkSafe 2023 organisation change – final decisions
WorkSafe Chief Executive standing down
WorkSafe opens organisation change process
Improvements confirmed for the adventure activity sector
Pay transparency announcement win for workers
Government acts to close gender pay gap
Govt prescribes daylight disinfectant to modern slavery
New safeguards to protect migrant workers from exploitation
Statement on Michael Wood
More financial support for new parents
Port sector plan for improving safety on our Ports
Health and safety action plan for ports
Radhakrishnan to attend international forum tackling people smuggling and trafficking
Increased health and safety representation for workers
Historic day for everyday workers as Fair Pay Agreements Bill passes third reading
Groundhog Day for pay transparency
50 year Anniversary of Equal Pay marks record low pay gap
WorkSafe New Zealand Board Chair appointment
Government provides confidence to those seeking adventure
Government strengthens measures to combat migrant worker exploitation
Shining light on screen workers
Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day Bill passes into law
Honouring legacy of Ken Douglas
Action urged over appalling living conditions and treatment of RSE workers
Construction Sector Transformation Plan to accelerate change in industry
New evidence boosts case for urgent pay transparency reform
Government appoints Remuneration Authority Chair
Greens back calls for mandatory pay gap reporting
Cabinet changes following Faafoi, Mallard resignations
Further pay bump for new parents
Transport Minister looks to power up EV imports
BusinessNZ complaint to ILO on Fair Pay Agreements fails
New jobs tax could not be more poorly timed
Your work your way
Workers make their voices heard
Government puts port safety under spotlight
Everyday workers take centre stage as FPAs Bill passes first reading
Critical staff shortages hamper business and economy