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Ground-breaking health and safety case reaches verdict by Chloe Taylor | 17/09/2015 11:18:20 a.m.

A forestry contractor has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the first workplace health and safety trial of its kind.read more

Employer slammed with penalties after failing to attend sexual harassment case by Chloe Taylor | 8/09/2015 5:11:53 p.m.

A man who was sacked from his job at a backpackers’ hostel after complaining about being sexually harassed by his boss has been awarded compensation.read more

The Power of Positivity by HRM | 3/09/2015 2:37:59 p.m.

One of the fastest-growing fields of study today is “positive psychology,” with research being conducted on what creates well-being and what contributes to us humans “flourishing.” It’s a lesson that too many managers fail to learn. Criticism rarely motivates, praise and appreciation do.read more

Far out Friday: Employees turn CEO into piñata – and beat it by Chloe Taylor | 29/08/2015 4:32:10 a.m.

Footage has emerged of American Apparel employees attacking a piñata that resembles the company’s seemingly unpopular CEO.read more

End of performance reviews near as ‘snowball’ starts rolling by Ben Abbott | 26/08/2015 6:57:41 a.m.

Performance reviews are closer to being a thing of the past, as another corporate giant joins the growing list of companies determined to phase them out.read more

Kiwi directors earning a third of fees offered overseas by Chloe Taylor | 25/08/2015 9:49:50 a.m.

A recent study has outlined how the incomes of non-executive directors in New Zealand compare to their overseas counterparts, with one insider claiming that Kiwi businesses are not doing enough to attract the best.read more

Are employees a “necessary evil”? by Steve Randall | 21/08/2015 11:21:45 a.m.

A study undertaken in the UK, has investigated the details of the challenges being faced HR professionals in today's workplaces.read more

Critics slam health and safety reform bill by Steve Randall | 18/08/2015 12:42:27 p.m.

As parliament debates proposals to reform New Zealand’s health and safety laws, critics argue that the proposed changes are too weak to be effective.read more

One in three NZ employers unaware of workplace breastfeeding laws by Steve Randall | 18/08/2015 11:57:36 a.m.

Although women are being encouraged to return to work after having a baby, a new study has found that a lack of policies on breastfeeding are tainting the experience for many.read more