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The Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern (EMA) has a key role in supporting its member organisations in growing and developing their business. This is achieved through services such as: Employment relations advice Occupational and workplace safety Employment consultancy Skills training and education courses Events and networking opportunities Publications 




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Friday, 26 April 2013
1:44PM
Employment law changes will help with jobs and business certainty 178 views

Thursday, 1 November 2012
10:26PM
Better infrastructure critical for growth The Building Infrastructure paper released today is an essential high level progress report for the Government’s Business Growth Agenda, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. 119 views

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
3:47PM
Business calls on Reserve Bank to cut OCR to give exporters a break After today’s CPI figure we expect the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate on October 25th in an effort to lower the exchange rate, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. 95 views

Friday, 14 September 2012
5:13PM
Exchange rate meddling not the panacea for world's woes If you think tinkering with monetary policy will improve exchange rates for the New Zealand dollar, be careful what you wish for, says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) chief executive Kim Campbell. 117 views

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
5:21PM
Building innovation into our collective DNA the most worthwhile mission The Building Innovation Report issued today fulfils its aim of painting the full picture of where we are up to with this most important factor for our future, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 109 views

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
4:27PM
First Building Export Markets report positive, with caveats Any work to boost our exports has to be positive and it’s very pleasing to see the importance placed on exporting in the government’s growth agenda, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 235 views

Thursday, 10 May 2012
12:45PM
Secret ballots for strikes a sensible step The passing of the law requiring unions to conduct a secret ballot of their members before going on strike is a welcome step, says David Lowe, Employment Services Manager for the Employers & Manufacturers Association. 172 views

Thursday, 15 March 2012
4:31PM
Government plan big, bold, bravo! The Government's plan for the new business facing ministry represents big potential for business and employment growth, says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). 130 views

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
11:21AM
Auckland Council must stay clear of port issue Auckland Council should not become involved any further with the strike actions at the port, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. 186 views

Wednesday, 29 February 2012
4:11PM
Auckland's consumers will end up paying for port disruption All of Auckland is losing from the disruption at the port and consumers throughout the country will end up paying extra because of it, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 168 views

Monday, 13 February 2012
2:34PM
Realistic funding options critical for Auckland transport The debate over the funding options required to develop Auckland’s transport should cut straight to the chase, says the chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association, Kim Campbell. 129 views

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
4:05PM
Malaysian trade mission offering wide range of opportunity The range of business opportunity on offer through a trade mission heading to Malaysia, Sarawak and Brunei in late March represents a rare and important opportunity for exporters, says Sir Ken Stevens. 174 views

Wednesday, 21 December 2011
8:27AM
Employers taking positive outlook into 2012 Employers are taking a positive outlook into 2012; 44% of them report they are likely to increase their staff numbers next year, says David Lowe, Employment Services Manager for the Employers and Manufacturers Association. 141 views

Monday, 19 December 2011
2:53PM
Time's up on port strike action The time has come to end the disruption on the Auckland waterfront, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. 131 views

Thursday, 15 December 2011
2:39PM
New technology presenting challenges to traditional workplace practices The rapid development of new communications technology is challenging the old ways of doing things in today’s workplaces, says David Lowe, Employment Services Manager for the Employers & Manufacturers Association. 232 views

Monday, 21 November 2011
3:20PM
Employers focus on retaining key people: latest pay rates survey The National Wage and Salary Survey data just out indicates employers have been focusing on retaining their key people, says David Lowe, Employment Services Manager for the Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern). 166 views

Thursday, 3 November 2011
5:38PM
Recognition of high value high tech sector welcome Its great to see advanced manufacturing and the related high value sectors winning ever increasing government recognition, the Employers & Manufacturers Association said after today’s announcement of the new direction and expansion for IRL. 131 views

Wednesday, 28 September 2011
3:22PM
New chief executive appointed to EMA The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) has a new chief executive. 296 views

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
3:24PM
Auckland Plan an excellent, aspirational step ahead Businesses will welcome the launch of the Draft Auckland Plan today for the certainty it will bring to investment decision making, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 166 views

Wednesday, 31 August 2011
4:35PM
Thrive International - big day out for business The calibre of the lineup of the presenters at Thrive International on in Auckland October 20th won’t be matched in New Zealand for many years to come. 196 views

Wednesday, 24 August 2011
4:43PM
Employment restructuring processes trip up 74 per cent of personal grievance cases Employers lost three quarters of the personal grievance claims brought against them when they restructured last year because their processes were inadequate, says David Lowe, Employment Services Manager for the Employers & Manufacturers Association. 186 views

Friday, 5 August 2011
10:10AM
Bipartisan approach to KiwiSaver called for Employers would support a bipartisan approach to KiwiSaver if changes are deemed necessary to increase New Zealand’s savings, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 147 views

Thursday, 7 July 2011
8:06AM
EMA Board dismisses CEO The board of Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern Inc (EMA) has today dismissed its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Alasdair Thompson. 148 views

Tuesday, 28 June 2011
3:41PM
EMA Board follows thorough process on Alasdair Thompson Confirms long standing policy on gender equality The EMA Board met today to discuss the recent comments and conduct of its chief executive Alasdair Thompson. 213 views

Friday, 24 June 2011
4:07PM
Unreserved, unqualified apology The Chief Executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association, Alasdair Thompson has issued an unreserved and unqualified apology for his comments and behaviour in the media yesterday on the issues to do with equal pay. 200 views

Thursday, 23 June 2011
12:43PM
EMA backs and promotes equal pay for equal productivity Alasdair Thompson, chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association, says its only right that women should be paid more than men when their output and productivity is greater than men. 92 views

Wednesday, 1 June 2011
3:28PM
ACC set to be less a political football. Changes long overdue The introduction of a private insurance market for the employers work account is overdue and welcome, says Paul Jarvie, Occupational Health and Safety Manager for the Employers & Manufacturers Association. 102 views

Thursday, 19 May 2011
3:04PM
A Budget to save NZ's credit rating. Boosting savings better than raising taxes Today’s Budget is designed to save New Zealand’s credit rating and lift our national savings rate with KiwiSaver, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 147 views

Thursday, 12 May 2011
7:42AM
Financial crisis no excuse for massive Hamilton rates rise Hamilton City Council is prescribing a bitter pill for the city’s business ratepayers: a general 8 per cent rates rise coupled with a business differential twice the residential rate. 110 views

Wednesday, 11 May 2011
6:08PM
Employers fine with changes foreshadowed for Kiwisaver Business will be pleased with the Prime Minister’s basic plan outlined today aiming to increase the nation’s savings to lift economic growth, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. 150 views



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