Mark your Calendar in June
01 Jun 2021

Mark your Calendar in June


NEW HORIZONS: Pacific Social Enterprise Summit – 17 June, 2021

The New Horizons Pacific Social Enterprise Summit 2021 is a unique opportunity to celebrate and learn from Pasifika businesses who are embracing new ways of doing business, where financial success and creating social change go hand in hand.  

If you haven’t already, register now to join us at the summit on Thursday, 17 June, 2021 at Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland.

Construction Workshops in Wellington  

Our construction focused procurement workshops are being held in Porirua throughout June and early July at Whitireia New Zealand. If you are a Pasifika subcontractor, tradie or sole-trader, attending these free workshops will give you the tools and knowledge you need to grow your business and take advantage of significant contracts. If you know someone else who is, passing on this information could help to give them a leg up.

Workshop topics cover:

Click the links above to our Events page to register and secure your spot.

Vaccines and the Workplace

If you have questions around vaccines and your workplace, you might want to check out Employment NZ’s guidance around vaccinations.

Topics include:

  • Supporting the vaccination campaign

  • Continuing with other public health measures

  • COVID-19 vaccination will not be needed for most work

  • A person’s vaccination status is personal information

  • Employment law continues to apply if work cannot be done by unvaccinated employees

  • Amending employment agreements and workplace policies

  • Options for workers concerned about unvaccinated colleagues

  • Sharing vaccine misinformation

Please visit Employment NZ: Vaccines and the workplace

Early Resolution Service

If you have a workplace issue, check out the Early Resolution service offered by MBIE. Early Resolution is a free phone-based service for employees and employers to resolve a workplace issue early, quickly, and informally, before it becomes too serious or needs a more formal process.

Employment New Zealand has recently published information covering:

  • What is Early Resolution

  • What is suitable for Early Resolution

  • Not suitable for Early Resolution

  • Where to start

Please visit Employment NZ: Early Resolution

Finally, here is a link to the latest Employment New Zealand newsletter (covering topics such as minimum sick leave entitlements increasing to 10 days, and extra protections becoming available for security officers). If this is of interest, please feel free to subscribe to the Employment New Zealand newsletter.


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