Tag: New Zealand

4 Uber drivers declared employees by New Zealand court

Four Uber drivers in New Zealand who had sought to be declared employees of Uber and not just independent contractors, have won their case....

New Zealand to change immigration rules temporarily

With an aim to fill labour gaps, the Government of New Zealand has decided to relax immigration rules and double the numbers in the...

Nurses strike against low pay, burnout, in New Zealand

It is not just in India that nurses and doctors are fighting for better remuneration and working conditions. New Zealand witnessed around 30,000 nurses...

“Uber driver independent contractor not employee”: NZ Employment Court

New Zealand's Employment Court recently declared an Uber driver as an independent contractor and not an employee. The concerned driver, Arachchige, had joined in 2015...

Unilever experiments with 4-day work week in New Zealand

The Spanish government plans to give incentives or government grants to companies across Spain that adopt the four-day work week without any impact on...

Save a seat for ’empathy’ on the board

There was a time, when leaders were born to be macho. They had the ability to take the right decisions even in odd circumstances,...

Employees in New Zealand will receive salary in cryptocurrency

New Zealand is the first country to legalise salary payment in cryptocurrency. As per the nation's tax agency, salaries and wages may be paid...

New Zealand offers free week-long trip to attract tech talent

The trip will include pre-arranged job interviews, meet-ups with others in the tech industry along with tours around Wellington.

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...