Update: Workplace Law Changes Ahead Under New Coalition Government

Update: Workplace Law Changes Ahead Under New Coalition Government

The recently formed coalition government, led by National and... read more

The recently formed coalition government, led by National and New Zealand First along with the ACT party, will implement pivotal...

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General / November 30, 2023

Ready for Privacy Week? We’ve got all your privacy questions covered!

Ready for Privacy Week? We’ve got all your privacy questions covered!

Q: I’ve had a request under the Privacy Act 2020 by a former... read more

Q: I’ve had a request under the Privacy Act 2020 by a former employee. The employee wants all personal information...

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General / April 26, 2023

Employment obligations during and after natural disasters

Employment obligations during and after natural disasters

With the destruction brought about by Cyclone Gabrielle, many... read more

With the destruction brought about by Cyclone Gabrielle, many employers are asking what are our obligations to our employees during...

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General / February 22, 2023

Fair Pay Agreements – Calling the Butcher, the Baker… but not the Candlestick Maker

Fair Pay Agreements – Calling the Butcher, the Baker… but not the Candlestick Maker

Fair Pay Agreements (FPA) were introduced by law on 1 December... read more

Fair Pay Agreements (FPA) were introduced by law on 1 December 2022 and so far, there have been four applications...

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General / February 22, 2023

WorkSafe’s New Focus – How Work is Done

WorkSafe’s New Focus – How Work is Done

WorkSafe has recently announced a change in focus from acute... read more

WorkSafe has recently announced a change in focus from acute fatalities to the bigger picture: ‘how work is done’. WorkSafe...

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Employment Law / January 24, 2023

Workplace Law Seminar Series 2023 – register your interest

Workplace Law Seminar Series 2023 – register your interest

Keeping up with the many and varied changes in Employment Law... read more

Keeping up with the many and varied changes in Employment Law is a challenge for employers and employees alike. Over the...

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General / January 24, 2023

What you need to know about holidays and entitlements this festive season

What you need to know about holidays and entitlements this festive season

Closedown periods:  In a closedown period, employees can be... read more

Closedown periods:  In a closedown period, employees can be required to use annual holidays or take unpaid leave.  Closedown periods...

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Employment Law / December 19, 2022

Uber Drivers not Contractors but Employees

Uber Drivers not Contractors but Employees

The Employment Court recently issued a second decision on Uber... read more

The Employment Court recently issued a second decision on Uber drivers challenging their status as independent contractors, finding this time...

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General / November 25, 2022

We Offer Focused Workplace Training

We Offer Focused Workplace Training

Looking to upskill your team on the latest in workplace law topics? ... read more

Looking to upskill your team on the latest in workplace law topics?  One of the best ways to practically manage...

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General / April 13, 2022

Personal liability for Directors – a cautionary tale from the South

Personal liability for Directors – a cautionary tale from the South

In a recent case, A Labour Inspector v Southern Taxis Limited... read more

In a recent case, A Labour Inspector v Southern Taxis Limited [2021] NZCA 705, former directors of a Dunedin taxi...

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General / March 24, 2022