No more total remuneration? New Bill proposes changes to KiwiSaver approach

No more total remuneration? New Bill proposes changes to KiwiSaver approach

The Employment Relations (Protection for KiwiSaver Members) Amendment... read more

The Employment Relations (Protection for KiwiSaver Members) Amendment Bill 2023 is being considered by Parliament and seeks to restore grounds...

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General / June 28, 2023

Wage theft by employers may become a criminal offence: New Bill

Wage theft by employers may become a criminal offence: New Bill

The Crimes (Theft by Employer) Amendment Bill was drawn from... read more

The Crimes (Theft by Employer) Amendment Bill was drawn from the ballot in April 2023 and if passed into law,...

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General / June 28, 2023

Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill passes

Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill passes

This Bill passed its third reading and is anticipated to come... read more

This Bill passed its third reading and is anticipated to come into law soon. The primary purpose of the bill...

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General / July 25, 2023

Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Shared Leave) Amendment Bill

Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Shared Leave) Amendment Bill

This proposed Bill will allow a spouse or partner caring for... read more

This proposed Bill will allow a spouse or partner caring for a child to split paid parental leave or take...

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General / July 25, 2023

Update: Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Shared Leave) Amendment Bill

Update: Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Shared Leave) Amendment Bill

We wrote about the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment... read more

We wrote about the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill in July 2023, and this did not pass its...

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Employment Law / August 23, 2023

Legislation Updates – April

Legislation Updates – April

Proposed Bills: Employment Relations (Employee Remuneration Disclosure)... read more

Proposed Bills: Employment Relations (Employee Remuneration Disclosure) Amendment Bill The Employment Relations (Employee Remuneration Disclosure) Amendment Bill was introduced to...

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Employment Law / April 24, 2024

Legislation Updates – May

Legislation Updates – May

Privacy Amendment Bill The Privacy Amendment Bill which we have... read more

Privacy Amendment Bill The Privacy Amendment Bill which we have previously talked about here has progressed to its first reading,...

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Government / May 23, 2024

Legislation Updates – June 2024

Legislation Updates – June 2024

Regulatory Systems (Immigration and Workforce) Amendment Bill... read more

Regulatory Systems (Immigration and Workforce) Amendment Bill 2024 The Regulatory Systems (Immigration and Workforce) Amendment Bill was introduced on 23...

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Acts / June 21, 2024

Government urged to provide clearer definition of Employee.

Government urged to provide clearer definition of Employee.

The Government has long signaled its intent to provide better... read more

The Government has long signaled its intent to provide better protection for contactors, and to this end a recent report...

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General / July 21, 2022

Fair Pay Agreements Bill

Fair Pay Agreements Bill

The Fair Pay Agreements Bill (FPAB) has been introduced, proposing... read more

The Fair Pay Agreements Bill (FPAB) has been introduced, proposing industry bargaining for minimum terms of employment.  Key aspects of...

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General / April 13, 2022