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Duncan Cotterill
Employers should ensure that their policies and/or information sheets are updated to reflect these increases.
Duncan Cotterill
However, any legislative changes from the Working Group's recommendations are likely to be at least two years away.
Duncan Cotterill
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace may be controversial, but the duty to maintain a safe workplace is paramount.
Duncan Cotterill
The government signalled a clear intent to continue reviewing and amending the employment law landscape in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
Article discusses penalty imposed on company found guilty for failing to ensure health and safety of its workers (HSW Act).
Duncan Cotterill
Bill aims to extend protection for employees in triangular employment relationships, for example secondment arrangement.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers need to be alive to managing the work environment, to ensure that personal relationships don't become toxic.
Cavell Leitch
The employer was banned from employing staff and also ordered to pay a penalty, for multiple breaches of employment law.
Duncan Cotterill
Recent health and safety sentencing decision highlights how critical the proper training of workers can be in a workplace.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In October 2017, the Labour Party (led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern) was sworn into Parliament as New Zealand's new government. As this is the first change in government ...
Chapman Tripp
This article outlines some of the obstacles in implementing an ESOP plan and some of the factors involved in plan design.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article summarises most significant changes proposed by Employment Relations Amendment Bill. .
Duncan Cotterill
Employers need to be aware of the increase in compensatory awards for hurt and humiliation.  .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers need to consult with employees and obtain their consent before introducing the collection of biometric data.
Cavell Leitch
If you are a business, commercial property owner, landlord or tenant under a commercial lease, you will need to comply.
Cavell Leitch
The name given to an employment relationship will not necessarily be determinative of the relationship in law. .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Our laws should reflect the reality of modern business practices, but protect an employee's right to a work/life balance.
Cavell Leitch
In heated situations, seek advice regarding the validity of resignations or the possibility of an unintentional dismissal. .
Cavell Leitch
The penalties handed out for breaching the HSWA are large, and could cripple a business, particularly small operators.
Duncan Cotterill
The proposals focus on two key areas: employee rights and union rights, and mostly a roll-back of previous changes.
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Duncan Cotterill
Bill aims to extend protection for employees in triangular employment relationships, for example secondment arrangement.
Duncan Cotterill
Article discusses penalty imposed on company found guilty for failing to ensure health and safety of its workers (HSW Act).
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article summarises most significant changes proposed by Employment Relations Amendment Bill. .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Government announced that 90 day trial periods will be prohibited for any business that employs over 19 employees.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers need to be alive to managing the work environment, to ensure that personal relationships don't become toxic.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article outlines when you may need to focus on training and development in the performance management of staff.
Duncan Cotterill
The government signalled a clear intent to continue reviewing and amending the employment law landscape in New Zealand.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In October 2017, the Labour Party (led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern) was sworn into Parliament as New Zealand's new government. As this is the first change in government ...
Duncan Cotterill
Recent health and safety sentencing decision highlights how critical the proper training of workers can be in a workplace.
Cavell Leitch
The employer was banned from employing staff and also ordered to pay a penalty, for multiple breaches of employment law.
Cavell Leitch
If you are a business, commercial property owner, landlord or tenant under a commercial lease, you will need to comply.
Duncan Cotterill
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 has significantly reformed prosecutions in New Zealand's health and safety regime.
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