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Chapman Tripp
The case, concerning a fatality in a kiwifruit orchard, provided helpful guidance on the extent of the duty of care.
Duncan Cotterill
The High Court released its decision on sentencing appeals in the District Court for health and safety prosecutions.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Any employees affected by domestic violence will be entitled to apply for domestic violence leave from their employer.
Duncan Cotterill
When employees are expected to attend morning meetings before work each day, they are entitled to be paid for this time.
Duncan Cotterill
It may be difficult to determine when employees are entitled to an alternative day off for working on a public holiday.
Duncan Cotterill
Availability provisions have typically been used in retail sectors where a degree of flexibility is needed in rostering.
Duncan Cotterill
With the change in NZ Government, the article is a summary of employment law changes most relevant to the retail sector.
Duncan Cotterill
Employers should ensure that their policies and/or information sheets are updated to reflect these increases.
Duncan Cotterill
However, any legislative changes from the Working Group's recommendations are likely to be at least two years away.
Duncan Cotterill
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace may be controversial, but the duty to maintain a safe workplace is paramount.
Duncan Cotterill
The government signalled a clear intent to continue reviewing and amending the employment law landscape in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
Article discusses penalty imposed on company found guilty for failing to ensure health and safety of its workers (HSW Act).
Duncan Cotterill
Bill aims to extend protection for employees in triangular employment relationships, for example secondment arrangement.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers need to be alive to managing the work environment, to ensure that personal relationships don't become toxic.
Cavell Leitch
The employer was banned from employing staff and also ordered to pay a penalty, for multiple breaches of employment law.
Duncan Cotterill
Recent health and safety sentencing decision highlights how critical the proper training of workers can be in a workplace.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In October 2017, the Labour Party (led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern) was sworn into Parliament as New Zealand's new government. As this is the first change in government ...
Chapman Tripp
This article outlines some of the obstacles in implementing an ESOP plan and some of the factors involved in plan design.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article summarises most significant changes proposed by Employment Relations Amendment Bill. .
Duncan Cotterill
Employers need to be aware of the increase in compensatory awards for hurt and humiliation.  .
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Duncan Cotterill
When employees are expected to attend morning meetings before work each day, they are entitled to be paid for this time.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Any employees affected by domestic violence will be entitled to apply for domestic violence leave from their employer.
Duncan Cotterill
With the change in NZ Government, the article is a summary of employment law changes most relevant to the retail sector.
Duncan Cotterill
Availability provisions have typically been used in retail sectors where a degree of flexibility is needed in rostering.
Duncan Cotterill
It may be difficult to determine when employees are entitled to an alternative day off for working on a public holiday.
Duncan Cotterill
Employers should ensure that their policies and/or information sheets are updated to reflect these increases.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article summarises most significant changes proposed by Employment Relations Amendment Bill. .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article outlines when you may need to focus on training and development in the performance management of staff.
Duncan Cotterill
Bill aims to extend protection for employees in triangular employment relationships, for example secondment arrangement.
Duncan Cotterill
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace may be controversial, but the duty to maintain a safe workplace is paramount.
Duncan Cotterill
Employers need to be aware of the increase in compensatory awards for hurt and humiliation.  .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Government announced that 90 day trial periods will be prohibited for any business that employs over 19 employees.
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