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The EMA says today’s unemployment numbers may not be telling the full story of what is happening in the economy given the pressure many businesses find themselves facing.
AUCKLAND CITY — Waka Kotahi needs to review its closure policy and risk profiles for managing Auckland’s Harbour Bridge as yet another day of productivity is lost to Auckland’s economy, says the EMA.
EMA Chief Executive Brett O’Riley says Budget 2023 spreads the butter pretty thinly across the bread of the economy and really only leaves the crusts for business.
Today’s 3.4 per cent unemployment number coupled with ongoing rises in wage rates highlight that the pressure remains on the employers, says the EMA.
Ninety per cent of businesses are struggling to fill vacancies, and nearly a third have had roles in the market for more than six months, according to the latest EMA Skills Shortage Survey.
The EMA says the latest industry plan to help manufacturers develop advanced capability addresses falling GDP in the sector.
The Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) recognises the essential role manufacturing plays in the New Zealand economy, for jobs and communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland Council should not become involved any further with the strike actions at the port, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says.
AUCKLAND — 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.
AUCKLAND — 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.
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.
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.
The time has come to end the disruption on the Auckland waterfront, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says.
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.
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).
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.
The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) has a new chief executive.
AUCKLAND CITY — 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.
AUCKLAND CITY — 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.
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.
Employers would support a bipartisan approach to KiwiSaver if changes are deemed necessary to increase New Zealand’s savings, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says.
The board of Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern Inc (EMA) has today dismissed its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Alasdair Thompson.
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