NZWRI is regularly mentioned in the media. A selection of articles is listed below:
The difference between being tired and burn out
TVNZ1, Breakfast, 12 June 2018
Interview with Professor Jarrod Haar discussing the difference between being tired and burnout, noting the latter is a chronic form of job stress. He mentions burnout can cause heart attack, mental health problems, depression, insomnia and poor performance in work. He says employees should have an open dialogue with their employers to make sure the latter does not suffer from burnout. He mentions people should learn how to say no to additional work roles. He adds social relationships are important.
The Big Read: Reality of New Zealand's generation gap
Professor Jarrod Haar conducted a nationwide "wellbeing at work'' survey. The tale it tells about how boomers and millennials feel about their lives is, well, telling.
The generation gap
Millennials look to be the first generation in a long time to have it worse than their parents. Who is to blame? Or is that the wrong question? Bruce Munro investigates.
Income hit for mums
There is evidence of a gendered response to parenthood, according to new research from AUT and public policy think tank Motu. Women experience a number of negative labour market outcomes upon becoming mothers, while this is not the case for men.
Pay penalty for Kiwi women having children 'gets larger the longer they stay out of the labour market', says researcher
Professor Gail Pacheco says the findings from the new Ministry of Women study may partly explain the gender pay gap.
Gender pay gap widest after pregnancy - report
A new report shows the gender pay gap widens once a woman becomes a mother.
Mothers take 4.4% wage cut to have a baby, research reveals
The study, by three economists for the Ministry for Women, is believed to be the first in the world to measure incomes of a whole population of men and women from five years before their first baby to 10 years afterwards, using Statistics NZ's data.
How parenthood continues to cost women more than men
New research shows how parenthood contributes to the gender pay gap. It penalises all women, particularly those who are on high incomes, and sets them on a trajectory of lower lifetime earnings relative to their male peers. See also, Stuff, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today and Victorious.
New research released on parenthood and labour market outcomes
New research released today confirms balancing parenthood and paid work in New Zealand is still highly gendered and over time, this can lead to substantive differences in employment and earnings between mothers and father.
The parent pay chasm: how the gender pay gap widens among those with kids
New research reveals the penalty women pay after becoming mothers, and it should spur us to take action to change.