Tag - Government

Collins tells Judges to hurry up with judgements

This is my happy face because I am making the biggest judicial reforms in 100 years - yeah baby!!Justice Minister Judith Collins is putting judges on notice that slow delivery of reserve judgements will no longer be acceptable. She is concerned about the length of time some judgements take...

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Schools face Govt takeover if pupils fail

Me being right all the time can be tiring - for everyone.Hekia Parata today warned that Schools where children were failing exams could be taken over by the Government. She also warned that staff need to be held accountable for students' performance. School interventions - where powers are taken away...

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Economist says older workers taking jobs from young people

BNZ economist Stephen Toplis says older workers appear to be snatching the jobs of young people, and the NZ Government needs to get a better grip on the way the nation's labour market is working. "There's a lot of wild and woolly stuff going on that is raising significant...

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Public Service CEO facing serious misconduct investigation

Katrina Bach - it is a long way to fall from the top if the allegations are proven.Katrina Bach the CEO of the Government Department of Building and Housing is being investigated over allegations of verbal abuse and physical assault towards a junior female staff member of her department. The...

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