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Chapman Tripp
The new earthquake-prone building regime carries potentially serious health and safety implications.
Duncan Cotterill
Under proposed changes, NZ employees could make a pay equity claim if they consider there is a disparity in pay for work.
Cavell Leitch
The benefit of whatever expense or cost the employee is claiming must flow both ways, or it may be considered a premium.
Duncan Cotterill
In many cases, the key to resolving any issues that might arise is clear, prompt and honest communication on both sides.
Cavell Leitch
As technology trends ahead of legislative change, the law may not be able to keep up in protecting employee rights.
Duncan Cotterill
There is yet to be a prosecution under New Zealand's HSWA, but section 34 HSWA mirrors s46 of the Australian legislation.
Cavell Leitch
Employees are being actively encouraged to come forward to complain of breaches in immigration and employment law.
Cavell Leitch
Employers who get restructures and resulting redundancies wrong can face significant penalties and awards against them.
Chapman Tripp
Workplace Watch tracks legislative, regulatory and judicial developments in relation to the workplace.
Chapman Tripp
WorkSafe's acceptance of the enforceable undertaking opens a new chapter in New Zealand's health and safety regime.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article outlines when you may need to focus on training and development in the performance management of staff.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Where work has been disrupted, operators may need guidance on how to continue employing those who rely on them for work.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
From a health and safety point of view, your obligation is to do whatever is reasonable to eliminate or minimise risk.
Cavell Leitch
Post 1 April 2017, any employment agreements that do not comply with the new rules are likely to be subject to scrutiny.
Cavell Leitch
Employees taking excessive amounts of sick leave over and above the statutory entitlements can cause numerous problems.
Cavell Leitch
A few changes to Santa's employment agreements, and a clear health and safety direction are now necessary in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
The Government announced changing the law to make it easier for women to file pay equity claims with their employers,.
Chapman Tripp
He has also suffered significant reputational damage as the case has been reported in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Cavell Leitch
This article reviews some of the key concepts under the Act and then at health and safety issues relating to open homes.
Cavell Leitch
The NZ Employment Relations Authority continues a strict approach to interpreting and applying trial period provisions.
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Duncan Cotterill
In many cases, the key to resolving any issues that might arise is clear, prompt and honest communication on both sides.
Cavell Leitch
The benefit of whatever expense or cost the employee is claiming must flow both ways, or it may be considered a premium.
Cavell Leitch
Employees taking excessive amounts of sick leave over and above the statutory entitlements can cause numerous problems.
Cavell Leitch
As technology trends ahead of legislative change, the law may not be able to keep up in protecting employee rights.
Duncan Cotterill
An employer's failure to deal with bullying could lead to legal liability, and an employee could face personal liablity.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article outlines when you may need to focus on training and development in the performance management of staff.
Chapman Tripp
Workplace Watch tracks legislative, regulatory and judicial developments in relation to the workplace.
Duncan Cotterill
The amounts in each case are likely to be small but over a long period of time, they can add up to thousands of dollars.
Duncan Cotterill
An officer must personally exercise due diligence to ensure that the PCBU complies with its HSW duties and obligations.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Are you aware that you have an obligation to ensure at least the minimum wage is paid to your salaried employees?
Cavell Leitch
Post 1 April 2017, any employment agreements that do not comply with the new rules are likely to be subject to scrutiny.
Cavell Leitch
A general consent will not necessarily be enough to allow deduction from wages for a failure to give the required notice.
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