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NZ Employment Update
From 1 April 2011 significant changes to employment law will come into effect. Now is the time to ensure your policies and procedures are up to date. Here is a brief explanation of each of the new provisions.
30 Mar 2011
NZ Employment Update
The Employment Relations Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010 and Holidays Amendment Bill 2010 were assented on 26 November 2010.
New Zealand
8 Dec 2010
Employment Grievances, Relations and Paid Parental Leave
Ogilvy New Zealand Limited (Ogilvy) was recently ordered to pay almost $350,000 after the Employment Relations Authority found that it had unjustifiably constructively dismissed a senior advertising executive (Whitten v Ogilvy New Zealand Limited (30/4/ 2010)). Ms Whitten had been employed by Ogilvy from 1993 until July 2008, at which point she held the title of Deputy Managing Director.
New Zealand
23 Jun 2010
The Objective Test For Disciplinary Action Gets Another Outing
One Chief Judge, three New Zealand Employment Court judges, one QC and five lawyers recently turned their collective minds to the question of whether there are any subjective decisions left for an employer to make in justifying a disciplinary action under section 103A of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act).
New Zealand
20 Aug 2009
Kiwisaver Update: Default Providers Selected: Tax Breaks For All Registered Superannuation Schemes Possible
Two recent announcements in relation to KiwiSaver will be of note for all employers. First, the Government has named the six ‘default providers’ it intends to appoint for KiwiSaver.
New Zealand
17 Jan 2007
NZ Employment Bulletin: Considering a Business Restructure – Points to Watch
With economists predicting a downturn in the economy, it is timely to review employers’ obligations when restructuring. Any economic downturn is likely to lead to business sales, restructuring and other efficiency measures
New Zealand
30 Mar 2006
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