Trial Period Update

Trial Period Update

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of... read more

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of a recent Employment Court judgment, we have (again!) updated...

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Acts / March 21, 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

Employment Relations Act Changes – Active Choice Form

Employment Relations Act Changes – Active Choice Form

In December 2018 we wrote about the Employment Relations Act... read more

In December 2018 we wrote about the Employment Relations Act 2000 amendments.  One of these changes to come into effect...

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Acts / April 17, 2019

Employment Relations Act Changes – Collective Agreements 30-Day Rule

Employment Relations Act Changes – Collective Agreements 30-Day Rule

In our recent article, we highlighted some changes to the Employment... read more

In our recent article, we highlighted some changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 in respect of unions and collective...

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Acts / May 22, 2019

Collective Bargaining – Code of Good Faith

Collective Bargaining – Code of Good Faith

A new Code of Good Faith in Collective Bargaining (Code) under... read more

A new Code of Good Faith in Collective Bargaining (Code) under the Employment Relations Act 2000 (Act) has been approved...

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Agreements / May 22, 2019

Triangular Employment Relationships – Passed

Triangular Employment Relationships – Passed

The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act... read more

The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019 (Act) has passed, and will come into effect on 28 June 2020. ...

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Acts / July 24, 2019

Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage

Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage

The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Bill... read more

The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Bill 2018, proposes to allow for a mother and her partner or spouse...

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Acts / October 15, 2018

UPDATE Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018

UPDATE Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018

The Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018 (Act)... read more

The Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018 (Act) will come into force on 1 April 2019, directly impacting the...

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General / September 25, 2018

Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Equal Pay Amendment Bill

On 19 September 2018, the Government introduced the Equal Pay... read more

On 19 September 2018, the Government introduced the Equal Pay Amendment Bill (Bill) to Parliament. This Bill replaces the previous...

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General / September 25, 2018

Employment relations changes: an update

Employment relations changes: an update

In September 2018 we wrote about the proposed Employment Relations... read more

In September 2018 we wrote about the proposed Employment Relations Act Amendment Bill.  You can read more about the Bill...

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Acts / November 30, 2018