The experience of Fuji Xerox NZ should never be copied

Tod CooperWellington, December 15, 2018Peter Thomas, Managing Director of scandal-ridden print giant Fuji Xerox New Zealand spoke at a recent Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply event in Wellington.When introducing him, I said that he would open his kimono – and that he certainly did! Thomas spoke candidly about the past couple of years. He graphically described his experiences since…

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Online Voting possible as voter turnout declines

Dr Karen Webster Voter turnout in New Zealand’s Local Government elections has been declining nationally since 1992. This followed a peak of 52.8% at the 1989 introduction of postal voting. Turnout reached a low of 42% in 2013 and then stabilised at 43% in 2016. Auckland does better Auckland voter turnout increased to 51% from interest generated around the 2010…

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Pacific women paid lowest in New Zealand Public Service

Supplied Content Wellington, December 14, 2018 A pay gap of 21% for Pacific women working in the public service is alarming and needs to be addressed urgently, says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo. Dr Sumeo was commenting on the findings in the State Services Commission’s “Our People: Public Service Workforce Data 2018” report. She issued the following…

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