On Monday 10 December, Hon Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women, launched the public service flexible-work-by-default pilot initiative.

Along with Minister Genter, speakers at the launch included Margaret Retter, Acting CE Ministry for Women; Bryan Wilson, Deputy Director General, Ministry for Primary Industries; Prof Jarrod Haar, Human Resource Management, AUT; Gina Dellabarca, General Manager Human Resources, Westpac and Sue O’Shea, Senior Advisor, New Zealand Public Service Association.

Seven Ministries or Departments are taking part in the year-long pilot, with the aim for ‘Flexible Work by Default’ to be introduced across all Ministries and Departments over time.

You can watch the launch on the Ministry for Women Facebook page

Learrn more on the Ministry for Women website.

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