The Australian Labor Party’s policy announcement on casual employment, which recognises that “some people like the flexibility that casual work provides,” has been welcomed by the peak industry body for recruitment and agency work, RCSA. RCSA CEO Charles Cameron (pictured left) said with around 300,000 Australians working as agency workers, it is critical that Australia’s work laws align with the work-life needs of the nurses, teachers, office workers, engineers and IT specia
With possibly much more fanfare than she expected, Ma’aola was officially welcomed at the ARA Institute of Canterbury’s Woolston campus on February 8 with a tour of the campus and luncheon where a host of VIPs presented speeches including the Samoan High Commissioner Leasi Papali’i Tommy Scanlan. “In Samoa carpentry and trades are mainly for the boys,” the High Commissioner said on the day. “Parents don’t encourage their girls to do that. “But Ma’aola and other young women ar
New Zealand law firm, Duncan Cotterill Lawyers, has produced this story about recent and upcoming changes to New Zealand’s Employment Relations Act and what it means for those working in the staffing and recruitment sectors. The New Zealand Government passed the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018, which received Royal Assent on 11 December, 2018 with parts of the Act coming into effect the following day and further significant changes coming into effect from 6 May 2019.