Suspension: Do’s and Don’ts

Suspension: Do’s and Don’ts

It’s a common misconception that an employer can simply not... read more

It’s a common misconception that an employer can simply not require an employee to attend work where a disciplinary investigation...

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General / March 25, 2016

WHY EMPLOYERS SHOULD CARE – BULLYING, HEALTH & SAFETY, EMPLOYMENT

WHY EMPLOYERS SHOULD CARE – BULLYING, HEALTH & SAFETY, EMPLOYMENT

Lucia Vincent, Senior Solicitor* NZISM Otago Branch Seminar –... read more

Lucia Vincent, Senior Solicitor* NZISM Otago Branch Seminar – 2 July 2015 Bullying hurts.  Most know the sting of a...

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General / March 25, 2016

Minimum Wage Accommodation Clarification from MBIE

Minimum Wage Accommodation Clarification from MBIE

For sometime, there has been confusion as to what can be included... read more

For sometime, there has been confusion as to what can be included in minimum wage calculations so as to meet...

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General / March 25, 2016

Failure to adhere to minimum standards

Failure to adhere to minimum standards

A recent decision by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA)... read more

A recent decision by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has highlighted the high financial cost of breaching the minimum employment...

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General / February 25, 2016

Redundancy

Redundancy

Many economists are predicting difficult global market conditions... read more

Many economists are predicting difficult global market conditions in 2016, and this has been borne out already in some sectors...

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General / February 25, 2016

Health & Safety Regulations released: What you need to know about the new control hierarchy

Health & Safety Regulations released: What you need to know about the new control hierarchy

A raft of new regulations to support the Health and Safety at... read more

A raft of new regulations to support the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (Act) were released recently, covering...

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General / February 25, 2016