Employer Bulletin | 17 July
Pierre van Heerden has been appointed as New Zealand's first Grocery Commissioner, aiming to enhance competition in the supermarket sector. With over 25 years of experience and a background in advocating for consumer value and transparency, his 5 year term will focus on leveling the playing field and fostering increased competition. The government has also implemented measures such as requiring major retailers to offer wholesale options, proposing a Grocery Supply Code, banning restrictive land agreements, establishing a dispute resolution scheme, and introducing unit pricing.
In today's Bulletin
- First Grocery Commissioner appointed to hold sector to account
- FTA to increase NZ exports to the EU by $1.8 billion a year
- Fruit picking company and owner fined for employing unlawful migrants
- Whakaari helicopter operators plead guilty
- Five Employment Relations Authority cases and five Bills open for public submission