|Criminal Bar Association to survey lawyers about harassment, bullying|
Concerned at allegations of bullying and harassment in the legal fraternity, the Criminal Bar Association plans to survey lawyers to gauge how widespread the problem is. The Criminal Bar Association of NZ will survey all of its...
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:44pm Peru bus plunges off highway killing dozens
A coach travelling along the Pan-American Highway in Peru has plunged off the road, killing at least 35 people, local police say.
© 2018 RadioNZ 12:24am Whanganui residents encouraged to report online fraud to Netsafe
Online scams and fraud cost Whanganui-Manawatu residents $609,000 last year - but the actual figure is likely to be much higher.Online safety organisation Netsafe says New Zealanders reported losing $10.1 million to online scams...
© 2018 NZ Herald 12:13am
New Aussie mining boss earns A$500,000 less than her predecessor
ANALYSIS: Fortescue's founder, Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, made quite a statement last November when he appointed Elizabeth Gaines as the miner's new chief, and Julie Shuttleworth, as her deputy. But Twiggy's private quest for social equity and justice can only go so far in a workplace where the "leaner and meaner" mantra reigns supreme. So the issue of pay parity for the new female boss, who replaced Nev Power this week, was a non-starter in this environment. Which might be why Fortescue chose to announce Gaines' pay packet on the same day as its half-year results. The miner reported a fall in revenue, earnings and a lower than expected dividend thanks to falling prices for its low quality iron ore.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 10:44am
Ex-CEO of Brazil's JBS released from pre-trial detention
SAO PAULO (AP) — The former CEO of the world's largest meatpacker has left Brazilian jail after months of pre-trial detention on insider trading charges.Judges on Brazil's Supreme Court ruled that the risk that Wesley Batista would...
© 2018 NZ Herald 8:03am New Caledonia town shuts in protest at crime
A small town in the north of New Caledonia will shut down all its services for the day in protest at recent lawlessness.
© 2018 RadioNZ 7:04am