Countdown has recognised the rights of its transgender staff in a new transgender transitioning policy which aims to support them. The policy makes Countdown’s commitment to providing an inclusive environment clear, and offers practical assistance to team members who are transitioning genders.
Paying young people adult wages doesn’t make sense, says Peter Owen. Owen is the owner and general manager of Tasman country store Eyebright.
Recently, a Bay of Plenty kiwifruit contracting business was found to owe more than $226k to its workers. It incurred additional penalties for breaching employment law. With cases like this in mind, it is vital that businesses understand the importance of having a fully compliant employment agreement in place and that workers receive their minimum legal entitlements.
Gold As Gold boutique has come up with a novel way to celebrate its staff - with a high-school-style ‘Class of 2016’ exhibition, where each person is immortalised in a quality portrait. The project was launched with a party and the images are now on display in the Wellington store.
What do your staff really get up to when you’re not on the shop floor? Rostered On, an Australian comedy show set in an electronics retail store, satirises the negative aspects of low-level retail jobs. We asked its creator how true to life it was intended to be.