Labour market strategy
The Department of Labour works to help achieve high-quality working lives in thriving and inclusivecommunities. The Department has also a sector leadership role for workplace issues and contributes to wider government goals. Here are some of the key strategic and policy initiatives by the Department that contribute towards those goals.
The Government’s plan for how it is going to help people to get jobs.
The Skills Action Plan
The aim of the projects is to help people make better decisions about their involvement in the labour market.
Employment and Post-Placement Support
Three pilot programmes designed to support benefit recipients to take up and retain employment.
Cost of Injury
An inter-agency project to improve information on the costs of injury in New Zealand.
The Injury Data Review
The review in 2000 and 2001 aimed to address problems with the collection of and access to injury information.
SME Good Regulation Project
The Department of Labours SME Good Regulation Project aims to help small to medium enterprises thrive in a regulatory environment.
This Project is about getting more people thinking about the work-life balance issues and helping more people enjoy the benefits.
Workplace Health and Safety Strategy
A whole of New Zealand strategy to improve workplace health and safety.