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Employment Update - May 2019: Overtime or an availability provision?
The Union successfully argued that the wording of the collective agreement included an unlawful 'availability provision'.
New Zealand
18 May 2019
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Employment law reforms announced
The proposals focus on two key areas: employee rights and union rights, and mostly a roll-back of previous changes.
New Zealand
27 Jan 2018
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Court of Appeal scales back rules for employment investigations
This decision is significant because it clarifies employer expectations when carrying out employment investigations.
New Zealand
 
15 Sep 2016
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Dairy Matters: employment law
This edition of Dairy Matters covers issues relating to employment law: unfair dismissal, compliance and health & safety.
New Zealand
 
15 Dec 2015
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Serious misconduct and the disciplinary process – two significant Employment Court decisions you may have missed
These cases show that serious misconduct investigations and disciplinary processes will be subjected to intense scrutiny.
New Zealand
 
15 Apr 2015
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Strict interpretation of 90 day trial period continues
Employers should be extremely careful when attempting to terminate an agreement under a 90 day trial period provision.
New Zealand
 
23 Oct 2014
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Incompatibility – not a sacking offence, usually
One of the most bitter, expensive and protracted employment cases highlights how initially minor tensions can snowball.
New Zealand
 
31 Jul 2014
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Pre - employment misrepresentations
An employee has won an unjustified dismissal case after failing to disclose previous criminal convictions.
New Zealand
 
27 Jan 2014
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Employing seasonal workers
Employers need to be mindful of their statutory obligations when employing seasonal workers.
New Zealand
7 Oct 2013
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No such thing as 'off the record' in employment discussions
Comments made during a discussion intended to be 'off the record' gave rise to a cast iron constructive dismissal claim.
New Zealand
28 Mar 2013
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Workplace surveillance a legitimate tool
Employers can use surveillance technology in the workplace, but they must ensure respect for the privacy of their staff.
New Zealand
4 Mar 2013
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Disharmony and Incompatibility in the Workplace
This is one of the few NZ judgments to find in favour of the employer, after a dismissal for serious incompatibility.
New Zealand
 
9 Sep 2012
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