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Farmers with employees living on their property should be charging them market rates to combat impressions that dairy workers were underpaid, says DairyNZ people team leader Jane Muir.
Federated Farmers and Rabobank’s 2015 employee remuneration report shows farm employee salaries are increasing, despite tough industry conditions.
A new dairy industry workplace accord will be launched in May as part of a range of industry actions aimed at helping farmers attract and retain skilled people to work on farms.
Rural Contractors New Zealand is questioning why recent changes to immigration rules do not take into account similar requests from the rural contracting sector.
DairyNZ faced pointed questions about the sector’s staff shortages at its annual meeting earlier this month, but the day after, on a field trip, the board and senior management heard one farm’s solution.
THE RED meat and wool sector faces a challenge in training and retaining people with market and product-oriented skills as well as cultural and language capabilities, a new employment report says.
DAIRYNZ HAS welcomed the release of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's (MBIE) revised position statement on the minimum wage and employment agreements in the agricultural sector.
A Stratford farmer is to pay a former worker wage arrears after the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Labour Inspectorate identified breaches of minimum employment rights.