Hazardous Substances: WorkSafe Certifiers in the Spotlight

Hazardous Substances: WorkSafe Certifiers in the Spotlight

For most hazardous substances, an independent check is required... read more

For most hazardous substances, an independent check is required to confirm compliance with controls on those substances. Compliance is confirmed...

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Health and Safety / June 18, 2021

Real nature of relationships – Builder held to be employee not independent contractor

Real nature of relationships – Builder held to be employee not independent contractor

In a new case from the Employment Court (Court), Barry v CI Builders... read more

In a new case from the Employment Court (Court), Barry v CI Builders Limited, a builder was held to be...

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Cases / June 18, 2021

Bill proposed – Leave for parent-teacher interviews

Bill proposed – Leave for parent-teacher interviews

The Holidays (Parent-Teacher Interview Leave) Amendment Bill... read more

The Holidays (Parent-Teacher Interview Leave) Amendment Bill (Bill) was introduced to Parliament and is due to complete its First Reading....

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Bill / June 18, 2021

June: Workplace Law Update Workshops…

June: Workplace Law Update Workshops…

By popular demand, we have resumed hosting in person workshops,... read more

By popular demand, we have resumed hosting in person workshops, and despite “sell out” events where we have to operate...

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Seminar / May 28, 2021

Health and Safety:  Are you properly equipped to investigate an accident?

Health and Safety: Are you properly equipped to investigate an accident?

About 100 people die from workplace accidents in New Zealand... read more

About 100 people die from workplace accidents in New Zealand each year and the economic and social cost of work-related...

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Health and Safety / May 28, 2021

Workplace Update: Budget 2021

Workplace Update: Budget 2021

On 20 May 2021, the Government presented its budget.  The budget’s... read more

On 20 May 2021, the Government presented its budget.  The budget’s focus was on recovery and wellbeing, however there were...

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Government / May 27, 2021