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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General / August 23, 2023

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

On 11 August 2023, the Government announced its commitment to... read more

On 11 August 2023, the Government announced its commitment to closing the pay gap for Kiwi women by introducing mandatory...

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Government / August 23, 2023

Health and Safety – Prosecution Update – Company Officer jailed

Health and Safety – Prosecution Update – Company Officer jailed

Recently a Health and Safety Officer of a marine industrial engineering... read more

Recently a Health and Safety Officer of a marine industrial engineering company was sentenced to nine months in prison follow...

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Cases / August 23, 2023

Immigration Updates for August

Immigration Updates for August

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) released several updates on work... read more

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) released several updates on work visas and announced it will carry out more reviews on Accredited...

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General / August 23, 2023

Update Uber Court of Appeal decision

Update Uber Court of Appeal decision

The Employment Court’s decision in the Uber case, holding that... read more

The Employment Court’s decision in the Uber case, holding that drivers were employees and not contractors, will proceed to the...

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General / August 23, 2023

New case finds unpaid student interns are employees

New case finds unpaid student interns are employees

In a further case exploring the expanding definition of “work”,... read more

In a further case exploring the expanding definition of “work”, the Employment Relations Authority has concluded in Association of Professionals...

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General / July 25, 2023

Immigration Timeline – July 2023

Immigration Timeline – July 2023

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) released several updates on work... read more

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) released several updates on work and resident visas in recent months, per the below timeline: 1...

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General / July 25, 2023

Gloriavale Women Held to be Employees not Volunteers

Gloriavale Women Held to be Employees not Volunteers

Case Details The Employment Court has recently found in Pilgrim... read more

Case Details The Employment Court has recently found in Pilgrim v Attorney-General [2023] NZEmpC 105, that six female former residents...

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Cases / July 25, 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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General / April 24, 2024