Jun 26

NZ Post shuts mail centres – 120 jobs lost

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Restructuring mail processing centres at the expense of 120 jobs will not affect mail delivery times, even in rural areas, New Zealand Post says. The postal operator today announced it was shutting mail handling centres in Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin and many other centres, and consolidating operations in Auckland, Christchurch and Palmerston North.…

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Sep 13

Bank of America cuts 30,000 jobs

Posted by Dave Griffith

Bank of America says it is cutting 30,000 jobs in the coming years as it looks to slash annual expenses by US$5 billion, but investors were disappointed in the scant new detail the bank provided about its plans. The bank’s chief executive, Brian Moynihan, said Bank of America is focusing for now on…

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Aug 4

IRD to axe 200 jobs

Posted by Dave Griffith

The Inland Revenue Department is set to axe 200 jobs in regional offices. Details of the plan are being released to staff today. The Taranaki Daily News reports that IRD branches in Rotorua, New Plymouth, Nelson and Invercargill are going to have staff numbers halved in less than a year. Rotorua is to…

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Jul 13

Reading confidential docs on plane raises workplace issues

Posted by Dave Griffith

The current controversy over an insurance company employee who pulled out confidential documents about restructuring and redundancies and started reading them in full view of passengers has raised serious issues about working in transit. A passenger on the flight, Frank van der Zwaag said he was on the Auckland to Wellington flight last…

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