TODAY'S NEWS - 18 JULY

Posted on 18 July 2014

Greater protections needed for migrant workers

From guide2.co.nz

Exploitation of migrant workers in New Zealand is a growing issue and requires a significant investment in strengthening enforcement of minimum employment standards, says Multicultural New Zealand.

We welcome the initiative of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in producing a discussion document on Playing by the Rules in response to increasing reports of exploitation of migrant workers. Overall we support the Ministry’s proposals to:

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One fifth of Kiwis too tired to work

From HRMOnline.co.nz

While most Kiwi employees consider themselves to be in good health, almost a fifth of them don’t feel as if they have enough energy to go to work each day, according to the Randstad Workmonitor survey.

However, 95% of workers believe that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is their own prerogative, with organised sport the most likely way for them to stay fit.

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