Falsifying Drug Tests and Saliva Testing

Falsifying Drug Tests and Saliva Testing

Falsifying Drug Tests Synthetic urine continues to be an ongoing... read more

Falsifying Drug Tests Synthetic urine continues to be an ongoing issue in the drug testing arena. Synthetic urine is a...

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Health and Safety / May 22, 2019

Triangular Employment Relationships: an update

Triangular Employment Relationships: an update

In March 2018, we wrote here about the proposed Employment Relations... read more

In March 2018, we wrote here about the proposed Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Bill.  Following the Select Committee second...

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Bill / April 17, 2019

Health and Safety Update: Is WorkSafe shifting its Focus on Officers and Directors?

Health and Safety Update: Is WorkSafe shifting its Focus on Officers and Directors?

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) introduced a positive... read more

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) introduced a positive duty on all company officers (including directors, partners,...

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Health and Safety / April 17, 2019

Privacy Bill

Privacy Bill

In June 2018, we wrote about the Privacy Bill (Bill) which proposed... read more

In June 2018, we wrote about the Privacy Bill (Bill) which proposed a number of changes to the Privacy Act...

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Bill / April 17, 2019

Employment Relations (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2019

Employment Relations (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2019

Effective 6 May 2019, new regulations provide that failure to... read more

Effective 6 May 2019, new regulations provide that failure to have a written employment agreement may be punished by a...

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Acts / April 17, 2019

Failures of Health and Safety consultants may lead to prosecution

Failures of Health and Safety consultants may lead to prosecution

Recent concerns have been raised by WorkSafe NZ in relation to... read more

Recent concerns have been raised by WorkSafe NZ in relation to the quality of the health exposure monitoring, by some...

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Health and Safety / April 17, 2019