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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.
Duncan Cotterill
Worksafe's aim is that by 2026 they will achieve their vision that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe.
Duncan Cotterill
An enforceable undertaking is a legally binding agreement between WorkSafe and the duty holder to remedy a breach.
Duncan Cotterill
The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 means that this NSW sort of penalty could also be on the way in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
This case was a reminder that health and safety laws can extend beyond the prevention of accidents in the workplace.
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Cavell Leitch
Employers who get restructures and resulting redundancies wrong can face significant penalties and awards against them.
Duncan Cotterill
There is yet to be a prosecution under New Zealand's HSWA, but section 34 HSWA mirrors s46 of the Australian legislation.
Chapman Tripp
Workplace Watch tracks legislative, regulatory and judicial developments in relation to the workplace.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article outlines when you may need to focus on training and development in the performance management of staff.
Duncan Cotterill
An employer's failure to deal with bullying could lead to legal liability, and an employee could face personal liablity.
Cavell Leitch
Employees are being actively encouraged to come forward to complain of breaches in immigration and employment law.
Cavell Leitch
Employees taking excessive amounts of sick leave over and above the statutory entitlements can cause numerous problems.
Chapman Tripp
WorkSafe's acceptance of the enforceable undertaking opens a new chapter in New Zealand's health and safety regime.
Cavell Leitch
A new bill includes changes to prevent unfair employment practices and strengthen enforcement of employment standards.
Cavell Leitch
Post 1 April 2017, any employment agreements that do not comply with the new rules are likely to be subject to scrutiny.
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
This case was a reminder that health and safety laws can extend beyond the prevention of accidents in the workplace.
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